7 things you probably didn't know about Alabama's ties to the American Revolution
Richard Montgomery, known as one of the great soldiers of the Colonial Army. He was killed on Dec. 31, 1775, during ... North Carolina regiments, according to the book "Profiles of Patriots: A Biographical Reference of American Revolutionary War," by ...
Was the American Revolution Fought to Save Slavery?
But I did not know about the Africans from the American colonies who came to Nova Scotia as a refuge and to seek land and economic ... rose up against the British during the American Revolution as well as against the North during the Civil War to save ...
Genealogists have personal connections to American Revolution
“I am proud of our country and its desire to be the land of the ... Society Sons of the American Revolution in Dallas/Fort Worth. Dallas resident Jacob Mathew Andrade’s fifth great-grandfather, John Everett, fought in the North Carolina militia.
Slavery and the Legacies of the American Revolution
"Rough Crossings" (Ecco, 475 pages, $29.95) focuses on the Revolution from the perspective of British humanitarians, notably Granville Sharp and John Clarkson, and North American ... "The Colored Patriots of the American Revolution." Mr. Schama ends ...
The Revolution Has Not Been Finalized
What was once a bustling center of the revolution ... control the government!" he said. Hanna Hopko, an energetic 32-year-old with a Ph.D. in social communications, agrees that the authorities should be kept in check. But Hopko, a highly visible activist ...