Revolution

The eruption of tribalism in the digital age

<i>This is the weekly roundup of The WorldPost, of which Nathan Gardels is the editor in chief.</i><p>Every year, The WorldPost joins with the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) in Zurich to map the most influential voices across the predominantly English-language Web. In this year’s list, Pope Francis …

Opinion

Arthur S. Lefkowitz Author Talk and Book Signing | Museum of the American Revolution

Lefkowitz will present his book, <i>Eyewitness Images of the American Revolution</i>, which features images from artists who were eyewitnesses to the events …

American Revolution

The Continental Congress | American Experience

John and Abigail Adams | Article<p>The Continental Congress<p>The First Continental Congress formed in response to the British Parliament's passage of the …

Declaration Of Independence

Canada and the German mercenaries of the American Revolution

By Anik Laflèche If your last name is Schneider, Sigman, Henry, or André, or it has “von” in it, you may be of German descent. In 1776, the Thirteen …

New Brunswick

A revolution against boredom, punk music was the 20th century’s last avant-garde movement. What does its demise mean for creative life?

A revolution against boredom, punk music was the 20th century’s last avant-garde movement. What does its demise mean for creative life?Continue …

Philosophy

Learn What Sparked Trump’s “Populist” Revolution

President Trump destroyed decades of accepted political wisdom and the dreams of the Clintons by winning in 2016. This populist uprising has baffled …

The Hessians: Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association

In recent decades, scholarship on the American Revolution has grown to include those largely excluded from the main narrative. Women, Native …

American Revolution

The unlikely pioneers fighting climate change

<i>This is the weekly roundup of The WorldPost, of which Nathan Gardels is the editor in chief.</i><p>The historian Arnold Toynbee famously argued that the well-being of a civilization can be judged by its ability to respond to human and environmental challenges. The Donald Trump administration’s …

Climate

Kayleigh McEnany on her audiobook THE NEW AMERICAN REVOLUTION by Simon & Schuster Audio - Listen to music

From Savior to Accused in Just One Day: Captain Joseph Moulder

General Mercer was down, bludgeoned and bayoneted. Colonel Haslet was down too, shot through the head. Captain Shippin of the Continental Marines had …

Military History

A Tribute to Founding Editor Todd Andrlik - Journal of the American Revolution

<i>Journal of the American Revolution</i> founder Todd Andrlik has moved on to other pursuits. Some of JAR’s early contributors reflect on his influence:<p>The …

American Revolution

Richard Clarke - American Revolutionary War Forums

Richard Clarke (May 1, 1711 – February 27, 1795), Boston merchant and Loyalist, was the son of William and Hannah (Appleton) Clarke of Boston, where …

The highest paying jobs in Indonesia revealed

Indonesia's continued economic growth has driven robust recruitment activity in 2017, according to recruitment firm Roberts Walters in its latest …

It is my desire to start a political revolution: Rajinikanth

Chennai, Jan 2 (PTI) Top actor Rajinikanth today said it was his desire to create a political revolution in Tamil Nadu, a "historic" state that …

Tamil Nadu

Cenk Uygur Led 'Young Turks' Panel in 2016 on 'How to Pick Up Chicks'

Less than 27 percent of “progressive” website’s on-air hosts are women<p>The Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur has described himself as an “independent …

Entertainment

What Caused the American Revolution?

Trying to pinpoint the main causes of the American Revolution is difficult at best because there were many contributing factors and even historians …

American History

Rare Revolutionary War Journal Donated By Alexandria Woman

The Alexandria woman's mother found the journal in her grandmother's home and soon learned it was a piece of Revolutionary War history.<p>ALEXANDRIA, …

History

Journal of the American Revolution Now Managed and Published by Bruce H. Franklin and Westholme Publishing - Journal of the American Revolution

After five years at the helm of the <i>Journal of the American Revolution</i> Todd Andrlik is pleased to announce that Bruce H. Franklin and Westholme …

Publishing

How Industrial Espionage Started America's Cotton Revolution

To the British, Samuel Slater was ‘Slater the traitor,’ but to the Americans, he was the father of the American industrial revolution<p>Comment on this …

Manufacturing

Episode 166: Freedom and the American Revolution - Ben Franklin's World

The Declaration of Independence described “all men” as “created equal” when its authors knew they were not. So was the revolutionary idea of freedom …

American Revolution

How to put the representation back into taxation

At the Boston Tea Party political protest of 1773, defiant colonists took action against import duties in the Tea Act imposed by the British …

Government

Babcock's Regiment of Militia (1776–77) - American Revolutionary War Forums

During the American Revolution many local state militia units were created to help defend the rights of the colonies. The Babcock's Regiment of …

Rhode Island

Identity Politics Began in the American Revolution

In the standard conservative telling, “identity politics” has its roots in postmodernism and the protest culture of the 1960s. But for a broader understanding of the tribalism that today besets both ends of the political spectrum, look back two centuries earlier, to the American Revolution and its …

Opinion

TBT: Artifacts Telling the Story of the Days before and after the Boston Tea Party

TBT: Telling the Story of the Boston Tea Party through Artifacts<p>The Boston Tea Party wasn't a night of rage-fueled treason—it was part of a …

Boston

Episode 165: The Age of Revolutions - Ben Franklin's World

Between 1763 and 1848, revolutions took place in North America, South America, the Caribbean, Africa, and Europe. But why is it that we only seem to …

American Revolution

Sarah Tarrant - American Revolutionary War Forums

Sarah Tarrant was a nurse of Salem, Massachusetts.<p>On Sunday, February 26, 1775, a battalion of British infantry, under Lieutenant Colonel Alexander …

American Revolution

[Feature Spotlight] Apple DEP Registration in iOS 11

Are you an IT admin for iOS devices? Do you use the Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP)? Have the eligibility restrictions for DEP registration …

iOS

Don Troiani’s Soldiers of the American Revolution | Museum of the American Revolution

History<p>Don Troiani’s Soldiers of the American Revolution<p><i>From the insignia on a soldier’s coat buttons to the shape of their cap,</i> Don Troiani’s …

History

Episode 164: The American Revolution in the Age of Revolutions - Ben Franklin's World

The American Revolution took place within a larger period known today as the “Age of Revolutions.”<p>What does the Revolution look like when we place it …

Van Cortlandt's Regiment of Militia (1777) - American Revolutionary War Forums

During the American Revolution many local state militia units were created to help defend the rights of the colonies. The Van Cortlandt's Regiment of …

Military History