I love to read mysteries. I used to think of mysteries as the book equivalent of candy corn, my special treat which gave me a rush but not one which necessarily was feeding my brain. But as a now fifty-year long reader of mysteries (I started with Encyclopedia Brown and…

I love to read mysteries. I used to think of mysteries as the book equivalent of candy corn, my special treat which gave me a rush but not one which necessarily was feeding my brain. But as a now fifty-year long reader of mysteries (I started with Encyclopedia Brown and…

The American Revolution was not brought about by a mob. In fact, in the eleven years leading up to the Declaration of Independence, American colonists largely relied upon peaceful means to oppose the tyrannical and oppressive actions of the King and Parliament. …

The fight for independence in the 1770s was in large part motivated by the struggle between colonists on one side and the King and Parliament on the other side, to control the justice system in the colonies. The very first case for impeachment in America was brought in 1774, against…

The fight for independence in the 1770s was in large part motivated by the colonists’ disgust with how the King and Parliament sought to manipulate colonial judges, and in turn, the King and Parliament understood just how important it was to have power over the judges and the judicial system…

Yes, the Founding Fathers caved on slavery. The concession to certain southern colonies on the issue of slavery was made primarily to keep those colonies from jumping ship on declaring war against England. Because those southern leaders depended on slavery to keep their economies going, they wanted it preserved.

Thomas…

On February 22, 1770, Christopher Seider, an eleven-year old boy, was shot and killed on the streets of Boston by Ebenezer Richardson, a former informer for the Royal Customs Office. Richardson had come to the aid of a neighbor being harassed by a group of young boys for selling imported…

Americans carrying assault weapons into public spaces, whether it is to intimidate or “to protect,” are not patriots. Armed to the teeth, they support shop owners defying government mandates; they threaten Governor Whitmer of Michigan; they storm state capitols — all in the name of their freedom as Americans. …

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Americans carrying assault weapons into public spaces, whether it is to intimidate or “to protect,” are not patriots. Armed to the teeth, they support…

Three years ago, while browsing through the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, I came across a captivating book by a man named Daniel Munro Wilson.

Daniel Munro Wilson

Daniel Munro Wilson was a late 19th/early 20th century minister and historian who published a number of historical works in his lifetime. Born in…

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