This Week in History: Battle of Brandywine, Aitken’s Bible, Ft. McHenry

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, September 8 On this day in 1982, Ronald Reagan advocates for a Balanced Budget Amendment. Believe it or not, the Senate had approved such an amendment mere weeks before! The Senate’s approval came […]

This Week in History: Washington’s Navy, the Swamp Fox, 1st Continental Congress

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, September 1 On this day in 1775, King George III formally receives an Olive Branch petition from the American colonies. The Olive Branch Petition was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 5, […]

This Week in History: Sons of Liberty, Battle of Long Island, Liberty Bell

Happy Sunday! Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, August 25 On this day in 1742, George Robert Twelves Hewes is born. He would live to be one of the last survivors of the Boston Tea Party. One historian describes Hewes: He […]

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