If you’re a royal historian (or if you just like sorting things), you may enjoy drawing the family trees connected to Britain’s monarchy. Royal Family genealogy is fun to do, and making a family tree helps to keep things orderly. God knows the confusion you feel when faced with 20 different Georges or Jameses. So it goes without saying that… Read More
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Like a coronation, royal weddings stir the senses and stoke the imagination. Below, a list of major royal weddings throughout the generations:
Buckingham Palace “Buck House” – as it is affectionately known – is the official seat of HM The Queen.
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