The Miracle at Long Island: August 29-30, 1776

The Declaration of Independence had just been written, and now the young American nation first began fighting for its principles on Long Island, New York on August 27, 1776 (“Battle Pass”). Incidentally, the Battle of Long Island was the largest battle of the entire war, and although the British won the battle, the Americans survived,…

Forming a New Nation

Please watch my new Intern University lecture on concepts of liberty during the founding of America at Landmarks of Liberty… E. Wesley – Mackinac Center Intern Image of The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton from Wikipedia

America’s Forgotten General

He was faster than Washington at forming a patriot army… He kept America alive through Valley Forge… He drove the British out of three states.  While Washington had help from France at Yorktown, he was truly alone.  August 7th marks the birth of perhaps America’s greatest general.  Read more on Landmarks of Liberty. E. Wesley…