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Hessians Tortured And Killed Americans, But Did George Washington Torture Them?

Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – "On August 28, the Hessians bayoneted a couple hundred Continentals, killed them right there on the spot, no mercy whatsoever.  Same thing happened in October when Fort Washington fell on Manhattan Island to the Hessians and to the British regulars.  The British regulars, for the most part, didn’t participate in this.  They let the Hessians do the dirty work. So don’t tell me there’s no […]

todayDecember 16, 2014 4

This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 31 July

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 31 July On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress issued “Resolutions of Congress on Lord North’s Conciliatory Proposal.” The proposal had been an attempt to divide the colonies by urging one or more colonies to abandon the others. British Parliament offered colonies to the chance to contribute to parliament’s “common defense” in order to be exempted from certain taxes. Virginia was first […]

todayJuly 30, 2014 2

This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 26 July

This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. One notable birthday on this day in 1727, that of Horatio Gates. Gates was born in England and moved to America at 22, fought during the French and Indian War, and then returned to England. He didn’t return to the U.S. until 1772, at which point he purchased […]

todayJuly 26, 2014 3

This Day in Founder's History

This Day In Founding Fathers History – 25 July

This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1775, the Continental Congress sent an “Address to the Assembly of Jamaica.” The address explains the congress’s decision to include Jamaica in the embargo of British goods, as Jamaica was a British colony at the time

todayJuly 25, 2014

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