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American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

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  • 'Nature's God' explores 'heretical origins' of religion in U.S.

    'Nature's God' explores 'heretical origins' of religion in U.S.
    Matthew Stewart wants to make one thing perfectly clear: The United States was not founded as a Christian nation. The principles that inspired the American Revolution, he argues in "Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic," belong...
  • Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department

    Gardner set to take helm of Howard police department
    Police Maj. Gary Gardner is scheduled to formally take the reins of the Howard County Police Department as its new chief after William McMahon retires June 30. McMahon, 51, has served as chief since being named by County Executive Ken Ulman in 2006....
  • READER SUBMITTED: A Student Of The Glenholme School Is Recognized By DAR

    Each year, the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) present the Good Citizenship Award to youth who demonstrate outstanding character, dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. In June, the Judea Chapter of DAR honored high school students...
  • Glossy Casino Dreams Face Test At Ballot Box

    Glossy Casino Dreams Face Test At Ballot Box
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court shuffled the deck in New England public affairs Tuesday when it ruled that there shall be a referendum in the Bay State this fall on legalizing state licensed casinos. This was good news on many counts. The...
  • Historic Surry County estate nets potential buyer, under contract

    Historic Surry County estate nets potential buyer, under contract
    One of the most historic properties in the Commonwealth that predates the American Revolution and the Civil War may soon have a new owner. Bill Londrey, a partner and broker with Tranzon Fox -- a national real estate brokerage firm overseeing the...
  • Review: 'West of the Revolution' by Claudio Saunt

    Review: 'West of the Revolution' by Claudio Saunt
    According to standard narratives of the American Revolution, the military path toward independence began with a "shot heard round the world." But Claudio Saunt's "West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776" reveals that when the 13 colonies...
  • U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Privacy Of Cellphones

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court brought the constitutional right of personal privacy into the digital era Wednesday, ruling unanimously that police may not search a smartphone or similar device without a warrant from a judge. The decision is the...
  • Community: Remembering Vietnam War veterans

    Community: Remembering Vietnam War veterans
    The Don Jose Verdugo chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has installed a display about the Vietnam War at the Glendale Central Library to honor men and women who served and the families of those who did not return, including prisoners of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Ukrainians To Hold Cultural Fair/Fundraiser In Support Of Ukraine

    With Ukraine becoming a hot topic in the news over the past six months, people have finally realized the geopolitical importance of this Eastern European country, and have become interested in the events taking place. The story emerged out of Ukraine's...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Evenings At Hale: Turning Out Spies

    Experience the Homestead by candlelight, as Connecticut Landmarks' Nathan Hale Homestead presents Evenings at Hale: Turning Out Spies on Thursday, July 3. Discover true stories of how George Washington turned out spies that led to victory in the...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Evening At Hale:Turning Out Spies

    Experience the Hale Homestead by candlelight. Discover true stories of how George Washington turned out spies that led to victory in the American Revolutionary War. Take a turn at utilizing various espionage techniques. The event takes place at the...