Mar 302015
 
8 5MAHMP: Not in My House! The Quartering Acts of 1765 and 1774

8 5MAHMP: Not in My House! The Quartering Acts of 1765 and 1774 What was “the Quartering Act? What was the reaction to the Quartering Acts of 1765 and 1774? In particular how did Samuel Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Dickson react to the Quartering Act of 1765 and the subsequent suspension of the New York

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Mar 272015
 
Tyrannical Englishmen on Both Sides of the Pond

  12 AHMP: Tyrannical Englishmen on Both Sides of the Pond What is the Separation of Powers? What are key aspects of England’s history which impacted the Founding Fathers’ views of governmental structure and what could they learn about despotic leadership from the monarchs of Britain? Which royal governors gave the Founders an up-close view of

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Mar 222015
 
7 5MAHMP: The Colonists, the Sugar Act, and the Tax Collector

7 5MAHMP: The Colonists, the Sugar Act, and the Tax Collector How did the implementation of various taxes and regulations impact the rising tide of anger in the American Colonies against Great Britain? How did the Parliament motivate tax collectors in the colonies to crack down on smuggling? Who was John Robinson, and how did

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Mar 222015
 
6 5MAHMP Who was the Most Romantic Founding Father?

6 5MAHMP Who was the Most Romantic Founding Father? Who, might you ask, was the most romantic Founding Father? I believe that I have the answer. Of course, I should actually phrase the question: Which Founding Father wrote the most romantic love letters? After all, we cannot interview them or observe them with the objects

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Mar 202015
 
General Washington’s Inspirational Leadership

11 AHMP: General Washington’s Inspirational Leadership Why was George Washington appointed as commander of the colonial troops? What major impediment did Washington face within the first year of taking command?  When and why did those troops become known as the “Continental Army?” What was life like for a Continental solider? And what is a brilliant

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Mar 182015
 
5 5MAHMP: March on with John Philip Sousa and The Stars and Stripes Forever

5 5MAHMP: March on with John Philip Sousa and The Stars and Stripes Forever This is Dr. Susan Rempel. Welcome to another edition of 5 Minutes of American History for the Modern Patriot What is a national symbol? How does it come to pass that something becomes a national symbol? What is our national march?

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Mar 162015
 
The American Colonists understood the importance of an armed populace

  For all my #SecondAmendment friends. Please send it to your friends as well! Listen to the podcast or read the article explaining why thousands of colonists were ready to flood the streets of Boston at: http://www.bingoforpatriots.com/the-roaring-thunder-of-rage-local-reaction-to-the-boston-massacre-the-underwhelming-amount-of-information-found-in-textbooks/ Subscribe to the American History for the Modern Patriot podcast at: www.bingoforpatriots.com If you like the podcast, please consider

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Mar 132015
 
The Roaring Thunder of Rage: Local Reaction to the Boston Massacre & the Limited Coverage it Receives in Textbooks

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Mar 112015
 
The Town of Boston affords a recent and melancholy Demonstration of the destructive Consequences of quartering Troops among Citizens in a Time of Peace

The Town of Boston affords a recent and melancholy Demonstration of the destructive Consequences of quartering Troops among Citizens in a Time of Peace “The Town of Boston affords a recent and melancholy Demonstration of the destructive Consequences of quartering Troops among Citizens in a Time of Peace, under a Pretense of supporting the Laws

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