We were beaming with joy after watching the National Treasure movie..even more so when they made the second movie! (Mega history overload!) Nicolas Cage got us thinking though…What is the declaration of Independence? So it’s pretty straightforward…we know that American … Continue reading Signing the Declaration of Independence
So it is well documented that George Washington and his troops were at quite a disadvantage when it came to warfare against the British. So how on earth did the Continental Army beat what seemed the unbeatable? American and British … Continue reading America vs. Britain: Who had the bigger (ahem..) Army?
What a terrible pun! (*I’ll just get my coat) But before I do here is a chap who did a rather good job in gathering support for American Independence. Thomas Paine (or Tom to the Lads) was an English American … Continue reading A Paine in Britain’s Side!
I am not going to show you a step by step “How to” on this one…this is not that kind of website! I will show you the “5 myths of Tarring and Feathering“ 1. Myth: Tarring and feathering could be … Continue reading The Art of Tarring & Feathering
Okay so it is not a ‘Sons of Liberty’ theme song specifically, but it seems so appropriate! “Shipping Up to Boston” unleashes an Irish trad/punk/rock sound that would get any Bostonian in the mood to thrash a boat full of … Continue reading Why “Shipping Up To Boston” would have been a bad ass ‘Sons of Liberty’ tune!
If you think you are safe…beware of the snake! So things ain’t going so great for the settlers in North America. They have just fought a bloody 7 year war and now they are faced with yet “mo’ money problems” … Continue reading The Sons of Liberty
The American War of Independence was mainly started over taxation. Here we will look at how Britain taxed and how America reacted Taxation refers to the practice of a government collecting money from its citizens to pay for public services. … Continue reading Taxing the English Settler