This Week in History: Siege of Boston, Stamp Act, Give me liberty or give me death!

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, March 17 On this day in 1776, the British army evacuates Boston. Only a few days earlier, they had woken up to a surprise!  George Washington’s army had fortified Dorchester Heights, not too […]

This Week in History: Battle of Brier Creek, Boston Massacre, and the Alamo!

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week. Please don’t forget that these posts are now available on Instagram (taraross1787) or Google+ (+TaraRoss1787).  Please share with your fellow American history lovers who use those two apps! Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, March 3 On this day […]

Will Connecticut vote to effectively abolish the Electoral College?

Connecticut is currently considering the possibility of adopting the anti-Electoral College National Popular Vote plan.  Nine states plus Washington, D.C. have already adopted the plan.  Connecticut would be the 10th state to join the NPV compact. Connecticut’s GAE committee is holding a hearing on this matter TODAY (Monday, February 24).  If you live in Connecticut, please […]

This Week in History: Valley Forge, Aaron Burr arrested; Washington’s birthday

Happy Sunday!  Attached is a summary of my “morning history” posts from this past week.  Enjoy and have a great week! Monday, February 17 Happy President’s Day! On this day in 1801, Thomas Jefferson is elected the third President of the United States. He was elected by the House of Representatives because the Electoral College […]