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This Day In History October 17 – Three Remarkable Events In The History Of Liberty

  This Day In History October 17 – The History of Liberty – 539 BC Cyrus the Great captures Babylon releasing the Jews from 70 years of exile, 1777 the Battle of Saratoga British John Burgoyne surrenders his army to the Americans a turning point in the American Revolution, and 1781 British Gen. Cornwallis surrenders …

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This Day In History January 5, 1781 – Now traitor Benedict Arnold burns Richmond, Virginia to the ground

  This Day In History January 5, 1781: American Struggle For Independence And Self-Determination: Benedict Arnold captures and destroys Richmond, Virginia. Gen. Washington had warned the governor of Virginia, Thomas Jefferson, of imminent invasion; nonetheless, Jefferson was ill-prepared and doubtful of initial reports that British ships were sailing into the Chesapeake Bay.       …

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This Day In History October 20, 1881 – American Revolution: Ft. Ticonderoga Sermon & Prayer Compel Patriots To Fight The Righteous Fight

      This Day In History October 20, 1781 – American Struggle For Independence: Rev. William McKay gives a sermon at Ft. Ticonderoga admonishing the Patriots to be strong, brave and fight for the cause of Independence and Liberty, a spiritual-political message common amongst many religious leaders at the birth of the Nation   …

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This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Revolution: The Continental Navy is formed

  This Day In History October 13, 1775 – American Struggle For Independence: The Continental Congress authorizes the first American naval force, the Continental Navy   On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress authorizes construction and administration of the first American naval force—the precursor to the United States Navy. Since the outbreak of open …

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This Day in History May 28, 1754 – French and Indian War – Threshold to Revolution: Young Lt. Col. George Washington defeats French recon party

  In the first engagement of the war, Virginia militia under 22-year-old Lieutenant Colonel George Washington defeat a French reconnaissance party in the Battle of Jumonville Glen in what is now Fayette County in southwestern Pennsylvania.   The final Colonial War (1689-1763) was the French and Indian War, which is the name given to the …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Liberty Song’ – 1768

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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October 19 – News, Views & Issues

News, views and issues presented to promote conservative values, liberty, free markets and peace. Various perspectives, domestic and international, right-left, traditional-liberal are offered to challenge critical thought on issues that influence the future of America, and the World.     QUOTE “Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools …

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