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Three Reasons the British Should Have Won the Revolutionary War (and Three Reasons the Patriots Did Win)

Washington-Crossing-Delaware

By Jack Kelly George Washington called the American victory in the Revolutionary war “little short of a standing miracle.” In 1776, an overwhelming British army had defeated his poorly trained force, driven them out of New York City, and chased

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The Flag and the Families

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By: Julia Spencer-Fleming You see them in long-range photos on the evening news and old black-and white pictures in books about Vietnam. They are iconic; the woman in a black dress, her heels sinking into the dirt that always seems

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