Monthly Archives: February 2016

“The sun never shined on a cause of gre

“The sun never shined on a cause of greater worth [independence]” Common Sense, 1776 #TBT revolution240.com http://ow.ly/i/ekCx5 Advertisements

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On this day, Feb. 14, 1776, the immigran

On this day, Feb. 14, 1776, the immigrant author of Common Sense reprints this bestseller anonymously. He conceals his identity once again because he knows he doesn’t have freedom of speech in the American colonies. He writes: “Who the author … Continue reading

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Love in War, 1776. “I want to see you v

Love in War, 1776. “I want to see you very much. I think you told me that you intended to see me once a month,” Sarah Hodgkins wrote to her husband Joseph, who was part of the Continental Army in … Continue reading

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“Though we have been wise enough to shut

“Though we have been wise enough to shut and lock a door against absolute monarchy, we at the same time have been foolish enough to put the crown in possession of the key,” Common Sense, 1776, #ThrowbackThursday http://www.revolution240.com http://ow.ly/i/ekB05

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“The state of a king shuts him from the

“The state of a king shuts him from the world, yet the business of a king requires him to know it thoroughly,” Common Sense 1776 revolution240.htm http://ow.ly/i/ekyVo

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Which of George Washington’s BFF are yo

Which of George Washington’s BFF are you? Take this quiz to find out. http://www.buzzfeed.com/janehamptoncook/which-bff-of-george-washingtonas-are-you-258jz

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