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Journal of the American Revolution

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11 December 2017

After another busy and exciting year, Journal of the American Revolution is taking a vacation to tackle a few other projects. Look for us again on January 8,......

China and the American Revolution

7 December 2017

Historians are aware that imperial China had ties to the American Revolution. Indeed, James Fichter wrote that “tea, though an Asian commodity, helped bring... The post China...

Ballston Raid of 1780: Military Operation or a Time to Settle Old Scores

6 December 2017

Around 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 1780, four year old Melinda Gordon, asleep in bed with her parents Lt. Col. James Gordon, the... The post Ballston Raid of 1780: Military Operation...

The Must-attend American Revolution Conference of 2018

5 December 2017

The must-attend American Revolution conference of 2018 is being hosted by America’s History, LLC, one of the nation’s leading history tour and conference...