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Declaration of Independence: A Transcription. The American Revolution - (Important Documents) (15) War Elephant. Support The Great American Story. Why does Hillsdale offer this course for free?

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The answer is simple: Because Americans of all ages should understand the great triumphs and achievements of our nation’s past, as well as the shortcomings and failures. This broad and unbiased exploration of our nation’s history as a land of hope founded on high principles is essential to cultivating intelligent patriotism. Will you make a tax-deductible donation today to help educate more Americans?

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What Was Daily Life Like for a Medieval King? What would be a feasible contemporary defensive technique/tactic/strategy to deploy against an invading Mongol army? Battle of Fort McHenry Facts & Summary. Encouraged by the victory at the Battle of Bladensburg on August 24, 1814, and subsequent capture of Washington, the British turned north intent on capturing the major port city of Baltimore, Maryland.

Battle of Fort McHenry Facts & Summary

Militarily, Baltimore was a far more important city than Washington D.C. because of its thriving port. The British hoped the loss both Washington and Baltimore would cripple the American war effort and force peace. Initially, the British strategy during the War of 1812 had been defensive. The British were more concerned with defeating Napoleon in Europe than fighting a minor war with the United States. Because of this, they had been content to defend their territory from American invasions without launching any of their own.

The Soviet Military Program that Secretly Mapped the Entire World. Quora. Untitled. A way to get a self-contained, no-muss jolt of caffeine may seem like a quintessentially 21st-century need—but the original single-serving, low-cleanup caffeine delivery method actually hit the market more than 100 years ago ago.


There’s some debate about who invented the very first tea bag. One of the most popular legends has it that American tea importer Thomas Sullivan shipped out samples of his product in silk pouches in 1908, not intending his customers put them directly in the hot water that way, but some tried it and asked for more of the same. Seven years earlier, though, Roberta C. Lawson and Mary Molaren of Milwaukee filed for a patent for a “tea leaf holder” that also resembles what we use today. “By this means,” they wrote, “only so much of tea-leaves is used as is required for the single cup of tea,” making less waste. Tea manufacturer Lipton, which is the world’s biggest tea company, celebrated its 125th anniversary this summer. Why did Britain lose the American War of Independence? - Quora. Why did science make little real progress in Europe in the Middle Ages? - Quora. Just A Few Important Words About The 'Declaration Of Independence'

Artist John Trumbull's Declaration of Independence.

Just A Few Important Words About The 'Declaration Of Independence'

It can be seen in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol. /Library of Congress hide caption itoggle caption /Library of Congress Artist John Trumbull's Declaration of Independence. /Library of Congress "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. " It's Independence Day. Which country had the most powerful army in WW1 & WW2? - Quora. Did the Mongols have a reasonable chance of conquering Europe in the 13th century, had Ogedei not died just before launching his invasion? - Quora. Prepare to be dazzled! A history of nautical camouflage - in pictures. 10 Authentic Historical Artifacts No One Can Explain. Mysteries The world is full of bizarre and mysterious artifacts.

10 Authentic Historical Artifacts No One Can Explain

While many of them are almost certainly hoaxes or have improbable theories attached to them, many more are truly mysterious or have outlandish histories. It’s a shame that the same dubious artifacts get the lion’s share of attention on the Internet when there are so many true mysteries out there. Even some of the better-known artifacts have mysteries or bizarre features attached to them that are far more interesting than “aliens did it” or “Atlantis.” 10The King ListSumer.