The showdown between British troops and local militia was a bloody affair in Concord, Massachusetts. On April 18, 1775, approximately 700 of Britain’s famous “redcoats” marched from Boston to the town of Concord. General Thomas Gage had been informed that a stockpile of ammunition was being kept there, and he ordered his men to destroy it all. Amazingly, Gage was… Read More
Let’s take a walk through Minute Man National Historic Park! This park provides a window to the world of the Revolutionary War. Located in Concord, Massachusetts, the Minute Man park is named for the militia that could be called on a minute’s notice. David Brown was one such man. He was a 47-year-old captain of one of Concord’s own minute… Read More
This is the portion where royal history hits some pretty rough waters. Presented here are two revolutions – the American revolution and the Russian revolution. What started it all? Where would it end? Who were the major players? These are some of the concepts we will analyze throughout. The American Revolution (1775-1783) The American Revolution produced our independence from Britain…. Read More
If you’re a royal historian (or if you just like organizing things), you may enjoy drawing the royal family trees connected to Britain. It goes without saying that a good visual always helps. We can learn, for instance, that while Queen Victoria gets a lot of credit for being “the grandmother of Europe”, Denmark’s King Christian IX had plenty of… Read More
These are the working and non-working royals in the family. The list is current as of right now, but will be updated as needed.
This is the current line of succession to the British throne. From Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the line is as follows, with the line stopping at the Queen’s eldest grandchildren: HRH The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) HRH The Duke of Cambridge (Prince William) HRH Prince George of Cambridge HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge HRH Prince Louis of Cambridge… Read More