American Revolutionary War
Published: August 05, 2014 at 5:32 am
A series of mini-stories that illuminate the nitty-gritty of colonial America’s desperate struggle at sea
Published: July 03, 2014 at 9:37 am
R. Scott Stephenson, director of interpretation and collections for the Museum of the American Revolution, looks toward the 2016 opening date.
Published: June 26, 2014 at 4:52 pm
Download a PDF of Tom Fleming's prize-winning story about George Washington at the Battle of Brooklyn!
Published: February 12, 2014 at 4:29 pm
Taxes have led to warfare since ancient times
Published: November 12, 2013 at 9:34 pm
Eight significant retreats, from ancient Greece to the modern era
Published: July 03, 2013 at 4:37 pm
Nathaniel Philbrick explores the pivotal Battle of Bunker Hill and how Bostonians set the tone for the remainder of the American Revolution.
Published: January 04, 2013 at 1:17 pm
For his new book My American Revolution, Robert Sullivan combined thorough research with extraordinary fieldwork to illuminate the American Revolution and draw ties to the present.
Published: December 06, 2012 at 11:53 am
'American Experience: First Freedom - The Fight for Religious Liberty,' premiering Dec. 18 on PBS, is an informative, even-handed examination of why America's founders made religious liberty a basic human right.
Published: November 28, 2012 at 11:12 am
After Spain declared war against Britain in June 1779, Spanish colonel Bernardo de Gálvez led one of the most diverse military forces ever assembled in North America to open a second front on the Gulf Coast, a region the British had hoped to quickly secure and turn against the rebellious colonists.
Published: November 28, 2012 at 11:04 am
Gold and silver from Havana allowed American troops to trap Lord Cornwallis and his army at the Battle of Yorktown
Published: May 03, 2012 at 8:08 am
Eliot A. Cohen names the best and worst secretaries of war in American history
Published: March 01, 2012 at 10:23 pm
Willard Sterne Randall delivers a detailed, personal profile of the Patriot hero in his new book Ethan Allen: His Life and Times.
Published: August 03, 2011 at 12:33 pm
Will the real Ethan Allen stand up? Willard Sterne Randall discusses his new biography.
Published: August 03, 2011 at 11:28 am
The Swamp Fox is one of history's greatest guerrilla leaders. Just ask the Redcoats.
Published: July 08, 2011 at 2:15 pm
The brutal 1778 Cherry Valley Massacre prompted a wide-ranging punitive expedition that broke Iroquois power
Published: May 03, 2011 at 5:00 am
Why the battle means so much to us when it mattered so little.