4-28-1776. John to Abigail. “We are has

4-28-1776. John to Abigail. “We are hastening rapidly to great events. Governments will be up everywhere before midsummer, and an end to Royal style, titles and authority. Such mighty revolutions make a deep Impression on the minds of me and set [many violent] passions at work. hope, fear, joy, sorrow, love, hatred, malice, envy, revenge, jealousy, ambition, avarice, resentment, gratitude, and every other passion, feeling, sentiment, principle and imagination, were never in more lively exercise than they are now, from Florida to Canada inclusively. May God in his Providence overrule the whole.” #TBT http://ow.ly/i/elDic

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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