December 11, 2018

Treaty of Paris

Signing of the Treaty of Paris

Signing of the Treaty of Paris

The Treaty of Paris is part 15, and the last part, of my “Revisiting the American Revolution History.” Have a great Fourth of July celebration, and remember what others have sacrificed for this privilege. The Treaty of Paris officially ended the revolution, and recognized the United States of America as an independent nation. [Read more…]

Meaning Behind the Fourth of July

American Revolution - Battle of Princeton

American Revolution - Battle of Princeton

I’m starting this history blog with a timely discussion. As July 4th is quickly approaching, I thought that I’d use the next week to talk about the meaning behind the Fourth of July, Independence Day. As you probably already know, the Fourth of July celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. This document, adopted on July 4, 1776, officially declared the United States independence from Great Britain. [Read more…]