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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790): "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety!"

Joseph Warren (1741-1775 AD) was regarded as the true architect of the American Revolution. He was the key figure in one of history’s most famous tea parties. He wrote a set of Resolves that served as the blueprint for the first autonomous American government. He sent Paul Revere out on one of history’s most famous rides. He was surrounded by names we are all familiar with, and yet his own name is barely ever heard these days. Fourteen US States have a Warren County named after him.

The American Revolution - (Simon Girty)Simon Girty (1741 – February 18, 1818) was an American colonial of Scots-Irish ancestry who served as a liaison between the British and their Native American allies during the American Revolution. He was portrayed as a villain in many early history texts of the United States.

Journal of the American Revolution Announces 2016 Book of the Year Award Winners