On February 9, 1773, future U.S. president William Henry Harrison was born in Virginia. The enigmatic Harrison is best known for his premature death in office. But the ninth president won his race in 1840 using tactics familiar to most of us today.
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A super-rare display of the four surviving original Magna Carta copies has begun in Great Britain, and it’s a once-in-an-eight century event.
Today marks the birth of maybe the most colorful of all the Founding Fathers. It was Gouverneur Morris who put the finishing touches on the Constitution in 1787, and gave the words “We The People” to all Americans.
American TV viewers got to see part one of the History Channel’s mini-series about Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty on Sunday night, and true to its word, the series was more fiction than fact.
The new History Channel mini-series “Sons of Liberty” gives the Hollywood treatment to the revolutionary secret society. So were these freedom fighters brawling hunks, or just concerned patriots?