Tag Archives: American Revolution

Where would you have stood back then?

Althouse made a post about violence in other civilizations, and someone replied with “On the face if it, sounds like a metaphor for mob psychology. Very current events, if you ask me.” I replied with the following:   Or not-as-current … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 17

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “920 – Romanos I is crowned co-emperor of the underage Emperor Constantine VII” and the most recent is “2010 – Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire.This act became the catalyst for the Tunisian Revolution. The success of … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 29

“If this be treason, make the most of it!” It was on this day in 1765 that Patrick Henry made a speech before the House of Burgesses, attacking the recently imposed Stamp Act. He had been a member of Virginia’s colonial legislative body … Continue reading

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