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“Top 10 Continental Army Generals”

I love top ten lists in general, and the Journal of the American Revolution has one that seems to be matching up well with my summer reading list and one of the shows I have been watching this summer.  They made

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“Is he a bad guy?”

Hey everyone, Since I last posted, I dusted off another book from my summer reading list, Edmund Morgan’s, Benjamin Franklin.  I also impulse-bought PBS’s tv show Liberty’s Kids.  I bought the TV show hoping to get to use that when I eventually

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Posted in Colonial America, Some Simple Rants On History, Thoughts from Other Historians

What About All The King’s Men?

The more I read books by Edmund Morgan, the more I am captivated by his narrative and find significant power behind his historical arguments.  The Birth of the Republic, 1763-89, is no exception to this rule. I bought this book

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Posted in Colonial America, Historical Finds, Some Of The History We Write, Stories Of Events, Thoughts from Other Historians

Get Off My Colonial Lawn!

That’s the phrase I kept jokingly throwing around in my head as I’ve been reading Edmund Morgan’s The Birth of the Republic, 1763-89.  I took a course on colonial America this past year which really sparked my interest in this time

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