Tag Archives: Continental Congress

USA’s Name

Jorge laughed as he presented me with a thick coin on my birthday a couple of weeks ago. “Now you have something to spend when you decide to go to Mexico. It might be enough to buy you a secondhand birthday … Continue reading

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Olive Branch Petition Is Signed

“A complaint addressing resentments” is the phrase I used in order to remember the history lesson regarding the Olive Branch Petition. The document, also known as “The Humble Petition” and “The Second Petition to the King” is important to the American … Continue reading

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Benedict Arnold’s Betrayal

Egotism and thirst for power are strong temptations for so many people throughout history.  Submission to these urges are often at the root of events and trials of nations and the actions of notorious or famous men and women.  During … Continue reading

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