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American Revolution

O’Donnell: History Matters–The Battles of Lexington and Concord

This week marks the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord. Two hundred and forty-four years ago, farmers, tradesmen, laborers, and mariners–Americans of all stripes–came to together to defend themselves against the most professional army in the world.

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Ann Coulter: Happy Fourth of July, You Wonderful Country!

It has become fashionable to equate the French and American Revolutions, but they share absolutely nothing beyond the word “revolution.”
The American Revolution was a movement based on ideas, painstakingly argued by serious men in the process of creating what would become the freest, most prosperous nation in the history of the world. (Until Democrats decided to give it away to the Third World.)


Patrick K. O’Donnell on Veterans Day: ‘So Many Fake Heroes in Society Today,’ Real Heroes ‘Sacrifice Their Lives for This Great Country’

Military historian Patrick K. O’Donnell, author of the best-selling book Washington’s Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Friday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to talk about the long history of American military courage commemorated on Veterans Day.

Carol Bates, of California, holds a rose against the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Sunday, June 18, 2017, during the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's annual Father's Day Rose Remembrance in honor of Father's Day. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

O’Donnell: ‘You Only Live Once’ — The Man of Forlorn Hope

You might think the phrase “you only live once,” is a modern sentiment, but it was actually also the personal motto of one of the true unsung heroes of the American Revolution — Jack Steward. A tall, handsome, charismatic Maryland officer known for his sizable ego, Steward fought fearlessly in battle for a cause he ardently believed in – the United States.


Michael Pack on Legendary George Washington and Timeless Alexander Hamilton

Michael Pack, president of the Claremont Institute, was a guest of Breitbart News Daily’s American Revolution Special, where he talked with SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon about the illustrious subjects of his critically acclaimed films Rediscovering George Washington and Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton.


Klukowski: America’s Written Constitution in 1787 Was Revolutionary

“One of the most revolutionary aspects of the Revolution is that our Founders gave us a written Constitution,” Breitbart News Senior Legal Editor Ken Klukowski told SiriumXM host Stephen K. Bannon on the Sunday edition of Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM Patriot channel 125.


Curt Schilling: The Battle of Brandywine

Former Boston Red Sox ace Curt Schilling discussed the Battle of Brandywine with Breitbart News Sunday SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon in some detail, while also addressing American culture today and what can be done to ingrain the nation’s unique history into future generations.


Warner Todd Huston on the Origins and Genius of the American Revolution

Breitbart News Daily spent this July fourth exploring all aspects of our Revolutionary War against England. Speaking with Breitbart correspondent Warner Todd Huston, SiriusXM host and Executive Chairman of Breitbart News Steve Bannon wondered what the basic origins of the Revolution really were.


Chesapeake Was The Best Battle The British Ever Lost

In leadership and materiel the Kingdom of Great Britain was unprepared for, and unequal to the American War of Independence. Yet rarely in the history of Western civilisation has losing a battle been so sweetly and mutually beneficial as was Chesapeake Bay to the British and the United States.


A Flag for General Washington

The saga of Fort Washington is one of tragedy, courage, and triumph – a tiny victory recorded in personal accounts of several intrepid Americans who possessed a profound devotion to a newly formed country and one of its flags.


America Doesn’t Need ‘Presidents Day,’ It Needs the Constitution

On the third Monday of February, Americans celebrate George Washington’s Birthday, often inappropriately called “Presidents Day.” Even more unfortunately, this holiday doesn’t even fall on Washington’s Birthday due to the Uniform Monday Holiday Bill, which pushed numerous holidays to Monday in order to create more three-day weekends. Washington’s real birthday does not occur until February 22.

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In Defense of Iconoclasm

On July 9, 1776, patriots in Manhattan, having heard the Declaration of Independence read aloud for the first time, marched down Broadway and tore from its perch the two-ton lead statue of King George III.

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4th of July: Seven Big Ideas and Moments that Have Defined America

Though the very phrase “American Exceptionalism” is often mocked as simple-minded flag waving, there are concrete reasons that the American civilization is unique. The United States has a special place in world history. Despite the bumps, bruises, and outright contradictions that the country has muddled through in its very short existence, Americans can take pride in its numerous accomplishments, actions, and principles throughout the last two centuries.

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God-Given Rights: The Most Inclusive, Tolerant, Fair Idea Humanity’s Had

If we don’t acknowledge an authority higher than politics and bureaucracy, we’ll never have an inclusive, tolerant, fair nation, because those virtues will always be subject to the flawed and fickle judgment of imperfect men and women, who are always influenced by personal passions and ambitions, no matter how loud their claims to the contrary.

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CO Middle Schoolers Trade Pencils For Rifles, Shoot American Revolution Firearms

Sixth, Seventh, and Eighth graders at Avondale, Colorado’s Craver Middle School, traded pencils for American Revolution firearms in a history program in which military re-enactors taught them how to shoot and showed them just how difficult many of the shots were that Colonial troops had to make against the British Red Coats.