George Washington: _[To James Clinton]_: "To BRIGADIER GENERAL JAMES CLINTON. Head Quarters, Fredericksburg, October 18, 1778. Sir: [To James Clinton]: http://lcweb2.loc.gov/service/mss/mgw/mgw4/053/053_0299_0300.pdf >With the Money you have drawn from the Pay Master General you will use your best endeavours to inlist the Drafts from the State of New York to serve...
You Say You Want a Revolution: American Artists and the Communist Party on view at Galerie St. Etienne, October 18, 2016, through February 11, 2017, explores the relationship between artists and politics in the 1930s and 1940s. The exhibition...Show More Summary
Green Day Hollywood Palladium October 17, 2016 The guys of Green Day might be in their mid-40s, but it wasn’t obvious from their show Monday night at the Palladium in Hollywood. Indeed, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Billie Joe Armstrong, the band’s lead singer, is four, not 44, as...
If hearing the words "Independence Day" makes you think about Will Smith and aliens instead of the American revolution and fireworks, then this list of little-known facts about the 1996 sci-fi thriller Independence Day might be for you. Our...Show More Summary
Green Day announced the first dates of their US tour in support of the new album ‘Revolution Radio’, which was released on October 7. The North American tour will start on March 1 in Phoenix, Arizona, at the Talking Stick Resort Arena and end by a concert on April 8 at the Valley View Casino […] The post Green Day going on tour with Revolution Radio appeared first on MuzWave.
Sebastian Galiana and Gustavo Torrens have a new NBER paper on this underappreciated question: Why did the most prosperous colonies in the British Empire mount a rebellion? Even more puzzling, why didn’t the British agree to have American...Show More Summary
This spring I enjoyed the American Revolution in the Mohawk Valley conference organized by the Fort Plain Museum in Fort Plain, New York. I was pleasantly surprised to see the turnout—not only are lots of folks in that region proud of...Show More Summary
On their new album Revolution Radio, onetime pop-radio rulers Green Day are intent on returning to their roots, sounding as much like an early-’90s Gilman Street bash-punk band as a group of aging major-label rock stars can possibly sound in 2016. And they’re doing pretty well at it! Case in point: Behold the band’s fast, […]
IF YOU WANT TO UNDERSTAND WHY TODAY'S "BLACK STUDIES" / "BLACK LIBERATION THEOLOGY" IS FRAUDULENT - YOU MUST LISTEN TO THE CURATORS AND THEIR WORLD VIEW.I had no idea that when I recorded this past weekend's "C-SPAN Book TV In Depth"...Show More Summary
Kids as young as 8 years old go to learn military tactics at the Park of the Revolution's Children. American and Israeli flags are shooting targets for kids at this theme park in Iran. SEE MORE: Iran Denies Its Navy Has Been Harassing US Warships The point? To instill anti-Western sentiment and promote national pride. Show More Summary
A few key documents - The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights - lay the foundation of the United States. On the surface each has a different purpose; the Declaration asserts independence, the Constitution...Show More Summary
Here are two competing theories of how the coming transportation revolution could impact American life. One possibility is that easy mobility—driverless cars, on-demand deliveries, and the like—will dull the pains of suburban life. The...Show More Summary
Todd Braisted: _[Massacre Averted: How two British Soldiers saved 350 American Lives]_: >An officer in Lord Cornwallis’ column wrote that “The 71st Regt. & Simcoe’s Corps cross’d the north river last night and appear’d at Tapawn soon after we arrived there but met with nothing in their way.” Colonel Cooper...
Wikipedia: _[Baylor Massacre]_: >On September 22, 1778, Lt. Gen. Sir Henry Clinton ordered Maj. Gen. Sir Charles Grey, Maj. Gen. Lord Cornwallis, and Brigadier General Edward Mathew to mobilize troops in an effort to provoke Gen. George Washington into a battle... [Baylor Massacre]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baylor_Massacre >...and as a diversion for a...
If you grew up in the United States, you probably learned American history. Heck, even if you didn’t grow up in the U.S., you probably learned American history. Colonialism, revolutions, wars, slavery, civil rights, women’s rights, scientific innovation, etc.—a lot of stuff happened that we know about. Show More Summary
Right now, Green Day, a band who spent more than a decade playing arenas, are on a North American club tour. The tour was supposed to start last week in Toronto, but because of an illness, the band had to cancel the Toronto date and postpone three other dates. So the tour finally kicked off […]
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia is the exclusive East Coast venue for Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution. On view September 16, 2016 through January 16, 2017, the exhibition presents the first comprehensive retrospective about the life and career of legendary rock impresario Bill Graham (1931?1991). Show More Summary
A few weeks back, the Course of Human Events blog highlighted a new book about the American Revolution coming from Steven Pincus, the Bradford Durfee Professor of History and co-director of the Center for Historical Enquiry and the Social Sciences at Yale University. Show More Summary
KyForward.com: _[Annual re-enactment of 1778 Siege of Boonesborough scheduled for Sept. 24-25]_: >Fort Boonesborough State Park will host its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend, Sept. 24-25.... The event commemorates the September 1778 attack on the fort by Native Americans and French Canadians during the Revolutionary War. The settlers in...