Category Archives: Government

1775 : Benedict Arnold Defeated Quebec Canada

Arnold’s column is shattered in fierce street fighting during the Battle of Quebec. Français : La colonne de Benedict Arnold est brisée durant les féroces batatilles de rue de la Bataille de Québec. Italiano: Forze anglo-canadesi respingono gli americani a … Continue reading

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1787 Shays’ Rebellion

A Day That “Unexpectedly Changed America” Despite the corny animations, a video (44 mins) from History Channel’s ten-part miniseries “10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America” (aired 2006) provides a detailed overview of Shays’ Rebellion, complete with analysis and perspective from … Continue reading

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1946 : Battle of Athens : Second Amendment Rights : WWII Veterans

The Battle of Athens, Tennessee is a little-known story about a citizen militia against a corrupt political machine. Athens was a small town inhabited by a number of GIs who returned home from World War II to find political bosses, … Continue reading

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1913 US Government’s Explanation of ‘The Federal Reserve’ Origin and Mission

In 1935, Cret designed the Seal of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Understanding the Great Depression In this video, Chairman Bernanke describes the 1920s as the economic precursor to the Great Depression. Further, … Continue reading

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1855 La Reunion Considerant’s Dallas Texas Socialist Utopia

Victor Considerant (Photo credit: Wikipedia) La Réunion socialist utopia community formed in 1855 by French ,Belgian , and Swiss colonists near the forks of the Trinity River in Texas , USA .The Reunion Tower in downtown Dallas is about three … Continue reading

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1848-98 Socialist Utopia Icarian Community Structure : Etienne Cabet

Etienne Cabet (1788-1856) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) ICARIA Icaria was founded by Etienne Cabet, a French anti-monarchist who moved to England in 1834. There he wrote who wrote Voyage en Icarie, a novel which imitates More’s Utopia and reflects Rousseau’s French … Continue reading

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