Category Archives: American History
This is the temporary pavilion for space shuttle Endeavour. It is one of those things that we all could be proud of because we built it, all of us, as a nation.
The first image in this collection was taken at night when the only one around was the security guard. This stands in stark contrast to all the people who surround it in the daytime. Those people, from what we could tell from the times we have seen the Liberty Bell, were not born in the country. […]
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
I like this picture. The flag in this picture reminds me that We are not pressed, folded and tucked away in a drawer.
In 1777, there was nothing certain about an American victory against the British. We might have General Howe to thank. Had he pursued the Continental Army, Howe might have crushed the revolution in 1777. Instead, Howe thought he could cut the head off the revolution by taking the capital. Being made of men and not buildings, the capital […]
Walking around Philadelphia it soaks in that history happened here. People like Benjamin Franklin walked these same streets and did things here. Proof of such are lightning rods with their cables running right up the side of buildings. Founding Fathers argued their various points of view here. They pounded out our new republic, each thinking they were right but eventually compromising on […]