What’s your American dream? A “Barnes

What’s your American dream? A “Barnes & Noble with a Starbucks” was Henry Knox’s pre-Revolutionary “American” dream in Boston. When the British seized Boston after Lexington & Concord in April 1775, Knox joined George Washington and the patriot militia in Cambridge. The Continental Army surrounded the British by land, but the British military still controlled Boston harbor. By December, Knox had slipped out of Cambridge and traveled to Fort Ticonderoga in New York with hopes of bringing Washington big guns to end the siege. #TBT #throwbackthursday revolution240.com http://ow.ly/i/ekxgY http://ow.ly/i/ekxEA

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About Jane Hampton Cook

Author Jane Hampton Cook is known for making history memorable and relevant to today’s news, current events, and modern-day life. A frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other outlets, Jane is the author of eight books, including American Phoenix, America's Star-Spangled Story, and Stories of Faith and Courage from the Revolutionary War. Jane is also a former White House webmaster. She lives with her husband and three young sons in Fairfax, Virginia. http://www.janecook.com http://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Quincy-Louisa-Independence/dp/1595555412/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y
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