U. S. History

George Washington Voted Commander in Chief

George Washington Leading the Continental Army

By James MacGregor Burns and Susan Dunn

In March 1775, representatives from Virginia’s counties met to choose delegates to the Second Continental Congress, and once again they elected Washington, Peyton Randolph, Patrick Henry, and others. They also voted to prepare … Read the article

President Ronald Regan: Grenada and Beirut

By Callie Oettinger

October 23, 1983, a suicide bomber killed 241 Marines in Beirut.

Just a few days later, October 25, 1983, U.S. Force invaded Grenada.

October 27, 1983, President Reagan addressed the nation, about Grenada and Beirut:

“This past … Read the article