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"continental army" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"To abandon him He decides to use the element of surprise on Christmas Day in the midst of a nor'easter They make the treacherous river crossing Frankly this is one of the biggest stories in American history let alone the Revolutionary War Washington crossing the Delaware But some people even think he crossed the Delaware in Delaware not realizing Pennsylvania and New Jersey were a key part of that The Patriots then marched to Trenton and the driving tort traces the route In 1776 this was a dirt road bordered by open fields and forested lots The surface was strewn with rocks and stumps and ruts filled with slushy water The phone app is pretty cool GPS directions pick up your location tell you where to drive and it gives you the story of what happened there You will cross a bridge over this deep ravine as you follow the route today but the Continental Army wasn't so fortunate They had to attach ropes to each artillery piece and wrap them around trees as more and worse So we're listening to this and we've just literally driven down a hill into the ravine and across the creek Right so you can see exactly what they're talking about about this giant ravine that they had to get all these canon down and across In Trenton Washington surprised the British and mercenaries fighting with them winning a battle on the city streets there Over the next several days the ragtag revolutionaries held off almost double the number of British troops 8000 British troops arrived here late on January 2nd The bridge stood between them and the smaller American force on mill hill just across the S&P creek on the right The British made several bloody advances.
"continental army" Discussed on Celtics Lab Podcast
"Eric and you were thinking about freedoms in a pandemic context we may be up to think about them differently. And i think that we do and i think that history is going to look back on us and i say us globally say american globally is gonna look back on us with shock with surprise. Why did it take him ten years to start getting the backseat. The frog now. Ten years from now everybody will be getting you know combing stick in iraq. We all we all know that. And i just think we're not going to be judged by history. I feel like what we have just done. A dreadful job as a collective with this problem and the consequences so many unnecessary deaths a bunch of history teachers on the call. I would love to Being basketball podcast. Just stick to all of the legal precedent for vaccines whether it's george washington and the continental army or whether it's The the case from the nineteen cambridge in spanish flu on and on repeating history basically room the the problem with these really severe pandemics it so much time tends to pass between them. Thank god that we start to or in this case have completely lost the memory of how to deal with them effectively and like you we can dig up all these little anecdotal examples of how history is repeating itself but to me the thing at least with the nba is. Why is it so controversial. What is it with the union. That has something that obviously creates a very pronounced competitive disadvantage between like the boston celtics. For example they were base other their tire season toilet. Basically the last year or less season because of The the incidences of cohen. But now we are hearing this coordinated language from the people in the nba players association. Reps given grant williams did a public service Like don't worry about the vaccine. Like he has completely changed his messaging from that to something like it's a personal choice and i heard that and i'm like what is going on here like it. Sounds like they've been replaced like stepford wife robot themselves. I know it's not the case. I know that they must have gotten some kind of memo some kind of like a communication from from the the players association. I'm just wondering if you have any idea like what kind of like bargaining position. They might be looking at this as like some kind of like a slippery slope for other kinds of mandates or health themes or what could be behind. Yeah i'll say. I don't know but there's no question that you know the is you know they're smokers fire. There's fire in and this political in you know there is some benefit that is that is sought here. You know with the messaging now. you know. it's unfortunate i wanted. You made a point about history hours to say one thing really quick which is strange now. It just made me think something happened. So long between pandemics never forgets horrible. It wasn't forget you know what to do. And what to think about you all remember that horrific In thailand there was so devastating. I remember reading an article about one of the of the islands. there impacted. there was old man who was.
"continental army" Discussed on Lore
"Superstition was common in the late. Sixteen hundreds if something odd or unexplainable happened the automatic response from most people was to blame the supernatural but most scholars agree that these beliefs were merely excuses to help people deal with neighbors and family members that they didn't care for if you didn't like somebody. It was common to accuse them of witchcraft. In the most famous historical example of this the witch trials of salem massachusetts. We can see a clear pattern in the events. Many of those accused of being witches were wealthy and held religious beliefs. That were different from their accusers. Wants a subject was convicted. Their estate would be confiscated by the court and in a community that was known for property disputes grazing rights and religious arguments. That became a recipe for disaster. And what happened in salem happened. Elsewhere around new england just on a smaller scale neighbors accused neighbors constantly. Stories were told. Lives were ruined. It was the way of things. I suppose not ideal but also not uncommon in one story from exeter rhode island. A farmer was said to have been carting his lumber to market when a cat ran across the road for some unknown reason. This farmer immediately jumped to the conclusion. The cat was actually a neighbor of his. A woman who he insisted was a witch she had of course transformed herself into the cats in order to meddle in his business. This farmer though was fast on his feet not only did he see the cat running and then make the connection to his witchy neighbor but he then managed to pull out his gun. He was said to a fired. A silver bullet at the katz. Something well known at the time to be effective against witches and struck his target at that very moment according to the story be suspected which fell in her own. Home breaking her hip. In the town of salem new hampshire a man decided that his cow looked strangely different from how he remembered and he made the most logical conclusion he was. capable of. His neighbor was a sorcerer and the man had bewitched his cow folklore dictated the solution to he cut off the cows ears and tail and then burned them soon. After the farmers neighbor was found dead victim of a house
"continental army" Discussed on Based On a True Story
"Probably one of the most popular movies about the american revolution is the patriot. Which of course. There's a lot of fixing their. Yeah yeah that movie is hot garbage. I do not like the patriot. I want to mention it because even lafayette is not in the movie but there is a french liaison of sorts and so i got the impression that either there were other french or with trying to whether fictionalized lafayette whether other french there. That were liaison. I i don't think they were not fictionalized Lafayette there. I mean maybe somebody maybe the guy who wrote the screenplay or whatever was like i remember there was a guy who was fat. Just a french guy. Because i don't know how much research these guys do. you know. Br braveheart in the patriot brave are was robart. Was at least a really good movie right where it was completely. You know the guy who wrote that one was like i didn't do any research i just kind of took the name and then wrote a screenplay in your god man you know you have the battle sterling brinton. I take place on a bridge. what are you doing. but the patriot wasn't even a good movie. I'm just credit. I hope you're not connected to anybody who made the patriots. You're not like mel gibson's nephew or anything like that. No i'm okay. Good smell gets also sucks is a human being now. Lethal weapon was good but the weapon was a good movie. Okay i'm getting off track now. okay so the the to the answer is there. Were lots of french officers in the american army in the continental army. There were polish officers. There were german officers. There were lots of european officers. You kind of didn't have anything to do in europe. Because this same of the seventeen seventies happen to be a moment of peace between the great powers in europe and so they're all of these professional soldiers who kind of didn't have anything to do in europe and viewed the conflict in north america as a place where they could go to ply their trade. You know to make to make a living As soldiers and probably going over there they figured. Hey a captain. They'll probably make me a colonel. If i'm a kernel that probably make me general And so there were there. Were tons of french officers. And in the beginning that there's great quotes from from washington kind of at the beginning of the worries. Just like these people will not stop showing up. I you know. I can't i can't they're. They're all arrogant. They're all you know. They're all demanding like a million dollars each for their for their services. But eventually they kind of land on a pretty decent pipeline. Whereas if you'd actually go back through in minute detail sort of course of. Let's say that the engineering corps of the continental army artillery corps of the content. You the cavalry corps of the army. You dig back man. You're gonna find european officers. Be standing guys casimir. Plastic guys like sco guys like barron..
"continental army" Discussed on Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick
"That america starts to tell itself even back to the time of the revolutionary war stories. I almost want to say hashtag. Fake news carol that becomes a way of inflating black dangerousness and justifying the use of force against them. In one of the things. You talk about very early is just the ways in which the press during the revolutionary war invented accounts of armed Former slaves fighting for the king and It's out of whole cloth. It's just a way of telling a story to explain why slaves are armed and then explain why they can't be trusted with guns right and so what you had here. Is that with slavery. In the united states the continental army had banned. The arming of black people banned the list of black people to join the continental army But the problem was is that you had this militia. A that could not be counted on to fight the king's forces. Sometimes they take off running. Sometimes they would show up sometimes. Were just like you know. I'm just not feeling this And and so. The continental army was getting its butt kicked and the exigencies of war led the continental army to eventually begin to enlist african americans to enlist the enslaved under the banner of you fight for us and you will get your freedom and so the continental army became an integrated fighting force. But you also had the earl of done more who was offering the enslaved in the south their freedom if they fought for the king and this is before the continental army. The colonists are doing this and so black folks are fleeing because freedom freedom and that movement toward freedom is sending panic panic throughout the colonies but with that integrated force the continental army stiffens stiffens and so the british decide to hit what they call the soft underbelly and they begin to attack the south. They took over georgia like that. Then they're headed up to south carolina. South carolina has deployed the vast majority of its white men as the militia to control that large black slave population. They only have seven hundred and fifty white men available to fight. The keying is bringing eight thousand troops. Barreling down on them. George washington since his emissary. Who was like you've got to arm. The enslaved is the only chance we have. You've got to arm the asleep and they went. We are horrified that you would even suggest something like that. We are alarmed. We don't even know if this is a nation worth fighting for that you would. You would say that we should arm them. Are you kidding me. and they they were ready to basically surrendered to the king. then accept. arming the enslaved. Because of this fear As as nathaniel greene general nathaniel greene said they had dreaded fear of armed blacks but the story became From the press that is trying to leak together. The keep the north and the south together. The story became that the betrayal was at the hands of the enslaved who were flocking to the king and so it ignored the fact that you had black people in the continental army who were serving longer times in that army and who had a lower a wall rate in that army than whites that they were doing. The heavy lifting because that narrative of black betrayal was the way to keep the nation unified. And can you talk for just a moment about this essential moment at the constitutional convention. You've got twenty five of the fifty five delegates as slave owners including george washington You present the second amendment as a grand bargain. It was not in and of itself necessarily this lodestar of freedom. It was a deal. And i wonder if you can just walk us through what that deal was y again baked into the very framing of the second amendment. Was this question of what are we gonna do about slavery right. And so at the constitutional ratification convention in virginia because the has been drafted and so the ratification is happening. And then it stalls it stalls in virginia's one of the big holdouts and so james madison runs down back home to virginia to try to push this thing through. He runs up against patrick. Henry george mason who are apoplectic because madison has put control of the militia in the federal constitution under the federal under federal control. And they're like we you know the north detest slavery they will if we have a slave revolt we how can we count on them to in fact get the alicia. Come down here and protect us. To put this slave revolt down. We will be left. Defenceless is what. George mason is hollering. We will be left.
"continental army" Discussed on Knowledge@Wharton
"The other people executives. I you had talked with is jeff lurie. Who is the owner of the philadelphia eagles Their team won the super bowl. A couple of years ago team has struggled right now. He's very much involved in environmental concerns and and social concerns. Would you take away from following him to really interesting question because as we move away from business often learn as much about ourselves in business From looking far away as sometimes looking close Around this and that's why i went to jeff flurry. By the way. I also have a chapter in on no less than george washington about how he mastered his own ago the to lead the continental army but that to the coach of the eagles. He have long cassette for him Very high standard getting into the super bowl and walking with the wind and as you mentioned he did that but there was a a long game so to speak and he took a while to realize but he did come to realize he needed a the right coach. He went through several before he got the right. One number two. He really had to bring together. The people in the home office His inner circle. So that they. They pulled They've road in the same direction With them and he also took a while but it finally came up on his radar screen. You really had to take risks with players and plays in order to ultimately triumph because he did a couple of years ago in the super bowl and that's a way of saying this is true. Also george washington. Leadership was not There's no medication to make you a leader. No kill you can take no simple solution for it. It's a lifelong process and gentler. He's the owner of the eagles. George washington the ultimately the president of the country What's very notable others looked at the chief executive for example Vanguard no runs dupont. Is that the process of learning to lead. is sustain prolonged and life long in duration. And that's the really important point here at least for me and that is again. The way related twenty twenty. One will not be the way we're going to have to lead in twenty twenty six five years out and now is a really good time. But i tried to illustrate Some of the methods for doing so forgetting on top of what. You're going to need five years out world's going to be different your company's going to be different to get on that Now and not wait until then to suddenly realize you need a new set of leadership principles to guide you forward. So what are the things that you've seen that that uh that are kind of key ingredients to moving forward because mindset is obviously one of them but it can't be the only thing i think I i would start with the original platform which has always been true. And it's still true. And that issue. As i said at the outset here you got to be strategic. Thought you've gotta be extremely effective and how you communicate that and you've just gotta learn to be decisive. That's sad i think Navy guard way of Kind of a tangible summary here You really gotta give thought to what you're going to need to get to the next stage in your own evolution to.
"continental army" Discussed on Hard Factor
"Fourth of july. It's we're all that power. It's the day you celebrate all that like candidate for canadians. Hold on. I don't i might die on the fourth to though what do you what do you think well. I look nothing against our brother and sister in of the north because everyone knows candidates my second favorite country. But oh i don't know if i like. I'm going to be a little bit nationalistic here. I don't know if i like you comparing the fourth of july two candidate. I don't know if. I just wanted to say happy candidate. We missed it on july first. So happy kennedy. But that time is fourth of july. Yeah i'm saying like okay. Whatever that allows chill out john adams. We're talking about the fourth of july. Here which i might die on for not sadness the opposite of sadness over. Yes that's really a threat everyday over. Yeah i'm not putting that on your website hope happiness. that's in front of pat. Hey marty i'm bringing my firearm. And i i'll bob bring the defibrillator academy would gritty got on that thing him back to life while i'm there it's a german. I'm sorry it's a little guy. Yeah this bonders is a fancy. It is a nickel finish with a would handle or it's got the rubber grip. Black rubber grit all rubberized. Good way to look like seven is exactly. That's what it was. Modeled after world is modeled after seven john. What a james bond man. I so the fourth of july back to america by the way. Throw that gun in the fucking trash what that english shit. Oh july has always been time for celebration of leaving england because we got our independence away from them whether it was general washington. I'm talking about george washington the first president the only one who wasn't elected but he was selected. He used to double rum rations for the continental army every fourth of july because it was such a bad ass. Oh yeah.
With 'American Marxism' Releasing Soon, We Have to Prepare Ourselves
"Need to do is inform ourselves. I know you've heard a lot about critical race that we've heard a lot about some of the other theories. Relatively surface level or superficial way. I really want you to Drink yourself and what the enemy is doing. This is what George Washington would tell you Ahead of them. Continental Army. This is what you list success. Grant would tell you where Abraham Lincoln would have told you. This is what Patton would tell you. And we're taking it from a Absolutely not mostly peaceful, 100% peaceful. Perspective. The Marxists are violent. We are not. We can do things and one of the things we're going to do is go through some of their strategies. And steal them. And use them against them. We're going to have our own strategies. And use them. And we're going to talk about how we do this. How we How we engage many, many Patriots right now who are very upset, but Really kind of sitting on the sidelines ways we can do things without disrupting your life. Just a little bit of Of attention and focus. But it's now up to our generation. To save the country.
David Price on Colonel John Haslet's World
"David price. Thank you for joining me on the american revolution. Podcast thank you very much. It's a pleasure to be here. you're here today. Because britain a new book. About colonel john hazlet. What prompted you to write a book about john has let at. How important is he to the story of the american revolution. Well the genesis of this book. Mike was my first literary effort rescuing the revolution on sung patriot. Heroes in their ten. Crucial days are america's war for independence. John has was one of several individuals who i profiled in that book in a series of graphical vignettes which focused primarily on the contributions that each of these people need to patriot caused during what was perhaps the ten most inspirational days in american history. And perhaps the most pivotal moment in the war for independence. Now why did i choose hizbullah. Well you know. His name kept popping up in various things that i was reading most especially in a hackett fischer's pulitzer prize winning work. Washington's crossing which is the bible for people like me who are historical interpreters or so case graphs historical interpreters. I washington crossing historic park. That's a joke. By the way you have to read that book and you have to have a decent command. Say the material in order to be able to give a tour there under the auspices of a fringe group. So the more read about him. The more i was impressed by what he did. And and the kind of character he displayed in the course of his revolutionary service. So around the time that. I was reading that book and i guess the germ if you will of the seed when he's right. Metaphor here have been planted. The perhaps do something a little more elaborate on has land. And i came across the book by fred walters. John has led a useful one. Which far as i know. That was the only book that about him. It's a self published work came out. I believe in two thousand and five. Mary engaging read. I enjoyed it immensely. But it's written in the form largely not entirely but largely in the form of a historical novel. There's a good deal of well. Frankly fictional material an air imaginary dialogue scenes useful information to improve to be very helpful to me my initial reaction after reading. That was well. Fred has the subject covered pretty well. And i don't need to pursue curl has let any further the more i thought about it. The more i felt it deserved an effort by someone to craft more conventional kind of a non fiction work about curl and his delaware regiment now. I should add parenthetically that since his first book. Fred walters did polish. What i gather is a more conventional work and non fiction account. Biography of the kernel which i believe is entitled. John has lots eric journey. But it was published exclusively in a kindle edition. I decided to go ahead and pursue this idea of trying to write a book. Hamlet just to see you know when i was starting out i was just with the mindset of well. Let's see how this goes and what looks like and it wasn't challenge to produce something. That is a book length. Because as i pointed out in the preface to the book. There's not a lot known about his pre-revolutionary war life. We don't even know exactly when it was born is a someone about whom an agent is to in the preface or introduction. We don't even know exactly what he looks like. Physical descriptions of him but there's no authentic rep visual representation of inviting eighteen artists. Not by anyone. Who was alive when he was only two images that. I'm aware which i discussed under book. Which is the coverage. The stanley arthurs painting a reversal of the image of has lead in the stanley arthurs painting that hangs in the delaware public archives building. But in any case i could push ahead with the project so ultimately when it became was an effort to inter we three things one is the has the biography. One is the story of his seventeen seventy six regimen the first incarnation of delaware regimen with a little bit about the proposed hasler regimen is the reconstituted regimen in non truncated form that was created in seventeen seventy seven after his death and then a last name of courses or general one. It's quitting this whole context of the seventeen seventy six campaign. washington's army the new york and the campaign. Which of course culminates in what we call the ten crucial days campaign from december twenty fifth. Seventeen seventy six through january. Seventeen seventy seven. When has what has killed about princeton. The other thing. I think that was pushing me to do. This was at some point. When i was writing the second book it occurred needed. It would be a neat idea. If i could do a trilogy on the ten crucial days. I'm not aware that any other offer done. So what distinguishes has led from anyone else in terms of his contribution to the patriot. Cause well he created one of the elite regiments and continental army in seventeen. Seventy six as i believe the largest regiment in the army in the early months of that year they started recruiting january by me erupt. Almost eight hundred men. They were full uniformed. And i think they were. Perhaps the only regimen in the army that could make claimed for uniform to fully armed under has let's to of his agitate thomas holland formerly of his britannic majesty's army day molded these this forced into a efficient elite fighting unit. Bouffe or get too much into the details of the door blues. I wanna ask one thing you said. We don't know much about hamlet's prewar life. We do that. He came from northern ireland right and that he settled in kent county delaware. Do we have any information about why he left ireland and why he settled in delaware. Well he may have had personal indoor political reasons leaving ulster when he did his wife died his first wife got about five years before he came to the colonies which he did in seventeen fifty seven or thereabouts. Minor standing as they may have personal issues between him and members of the congregation. Her guests may have had an emotional toll on him. Such that believe she dialed probably died in childbirth so he was left with a young daughter. This may have taken a toll on him and as such impacted his ability to perform his ministerial duties. And that may lead to some ancient. Shall we say between young minister and members of his parish more generally when he came to the colonies. it was in the context of this larger immigration movement. If you will of the scotch-irish from northern ireland to the new world during the early and mid eighteenth century with was because of the harsh economic into the adverse economic conditions under which many of them live in the restrictions rather onerous restrictions have been imposed on him by british policy towards ireland towards the presbyterian church that was regarded as unwelcome adversary adversaries. You will to the established anglican church. So i think there's a plausible logger be made. That was part of. let's motivation. Maybe dominant part of his motivation.
"continental army" Discussed on The Bone 102.5
"Not everybody believes the same God, Everybody is white. Not everybody is male. Not everybody is You know straight, And so now everybody has to be the same thing. And when, four years we've had a president that it's my way or no way and if you don't believe everything I say. Then you're my enemy. It's okay that we have a leader who wants to include everyone, even if they don't Agree with what he believes in or doesn't believe in what he believes that I got you. It wasn't like he didn't come off to you as divisive. As you know, you buy into what I think about religion, or you're out here. You did preach a message of unity. And it's okay if you're going to be passionate about God, as long as you accept the fact that there are people out there who call themselves Americans who either aren't sure about in existence or who downright say. I don't believe in God. Well, it's funny, cause I'm looking like that some history stuff here in some quotes that the different presidents and founding fathers had regarding religion, and I found this to be interesting. George Washington may have said it best, if not first, religious controversies are always more productive. In Iraq irreconcilable hatreds than those which spring from any other cause. To prevent such controversies. Washington ordered Continental Army commanders to protect and support the free exercise and undisturbed enjoyment of religious matters, huh? So that's the way he wanted it. George Washington. The fact the father of our country. I mean, I mean, he's got a point there. You know the religious discussion that people nine out of 10 times are not going to budge on that. Like you can. You can probably talk someone into budging on almost anything but not really. But But if you've if you've made up your mind and your heart on your religion than, rightfully so you shouldn't budge on sure. Now I've never been immovable when it comes to spirituality because I pay attention to everything around me, and that's why I don't say. I'm sure there's not a God. And it's also why I'm not saying I'm sure there is one drug rather live alone. Who are you? Hello from the 941. Which is where you'll find sage as our micro. That's where have you guys? Oh, no, it happens all the time and delicious restaurant, John, we're going to check it out for brunch will soon go ahead. Yeah, like graduate moment, 27, But I've been like a atheist last agnostic for but 14 years now, Right? I respect How did it make you feel like Because you know, atheists. Probably see in God we trust on our money. Probably, you know, you say it in the pledge in school, and you probably feel like Man for a country founded upon freedom from religion as well as freedom of religion. It's everywhere. Yeah, but it by that token, doesn't it kind of like in my eyes like it lent itself there. Interpretation is not like in the D. J. Oh, Christian God, we trust it could be whatever you hold as God hold a secret like that. That is the thing. It's just a lot of Vague God. You know what I mean? Like, I don't know the far as getting down in the muck with any specific religion. I think you can ever religious script. Have.
"continental army" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast
"Those rates could result in confiscation of one's stock as well as arrest merchants had to be licensed to sell food or tobacco. Part of the reason that the army kept track of such goods was that it enabled the military leadership to compel the owners to deliver goods to the army as needed. Regulations also prohibited buying produce meat or other goods for the purposes of resale many enterprising merchants at tried to meet farmers outside of town to purchase their goods and sell them at inflated prices to prevent this purchases for the purpose of resale were banned farmers had to sell their own goods at market. There were great restrictions on commerce. At least the merchants could count on payment in specie for their goods not worthless. Paper like the continentals offered. The british also hoped to raise. Local regiments to support the army general. How offered enlistment bonuses plus a promise of fifty acres of land for two years service local military recruiters tried to encourage young men to enlist once again. Though efforts met with disappointment most of those in the area who oppose the patriot movement were pacifists. Who would not list under any terms. In fact as i already mentioned the army even had trouble. Finding workers to provide labor civilian contractors. Despite these difficulties the british did attempt to raise the provincial loyalist core of pennsylvania to give some support to this regiment general. How agreed to personally serve as its regimental commander. However the practical command went to william allen. The son of the former chief justice of pennsylvania island had some military experience. But it came in a way that you might not expect. He had served as a lieutenant colonel in the continental army his brother andrew had served in the continental congress and on the pennsylvania committee of safety. The allen brothers had begun the war as patriots like others. Though the allen brothers thought the movement had gone too far when congress declared independence william allen resigned his commission in the continental army and traveled to new york to offer general how his.
"continental army" Discussed on Newsradio 970 WFLA
"Morning. It's a M Tampa Bay, Our diagonal. Lingling of Ire Wolfers and tweaking our tweeters here here, dancing tweak, and that's what he said. Jack here and Natalie and Katie all onboard here. And it's 7 42 and Ah, thank Katie for all this patriotic music this morning being that it is Election day. Polls have been open for 42 minutes already. Today in history for November, 3rd And in 14 93 Christopher Columbus first sighted the land of Dominica in the Caribbean Sea. I guess that would be the Dominican Republic. Now. 17 83, the American Continental Army was disbanded. 18 68 John Willis Menard, Republican from Louisiana, was the first African American elected to the U. S. Congress. Because of an electoral challenge. He was never seated. 19 0 Wait. William Howard Taft elected 27th president. 1911 Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the model T Ford 1936 Franklin Roosevelt reelected president of the United States for his second term. And then a year later, I got a third term. And that's one that you came up with the amendment. You could only do two terms. 1957, a Sputnik programme. Soviet Union launched Sputnik two and on board the first animal to enter orbit, a dog named like up 1960 for Lyndon Johnson, elected to a full term as president winning 61% of the vote and 44 states. While D C residents are able to vote in the presidential election for the first time, casting the majority of their votes for Lyndon Johnson. 1973 the Mariner program, NASA launched the Mariner 10 toward Mercury, and on March, 29th 74 became the first space probe to reach the planet of Mercury. 1979 the Greensboro massacre. Five members of the Communist Workers Party are shot dead and seven wounded by a group of Klansmen. Neo Nazis during a death to the Klan rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. 1986 the Iran Contra affair. The Lebanese magazine Ashara reports the U. S has been secretly selling weapons to Iran. In order to secure the release of seven American hostages held by pro Elaine Iranian groups in Lebanon, and they got him back 1992 Democrat Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. Defeated Republican President George H. W. Bush and independent candidate Ross Perot in the 92 U. S presidential election. 2014 1 World Trade Center officially opens It's the replacement for the World Trade Center twin towers taken down in 9 11, of course in New York City, and it's pretty neat place to visit by the way. And finally in 18 83, the Bank of Tampa. Which later became known as First National Bank opened. And that was the first big bank in Tampa and the first day's receipts. For $5636. Which in today's dollars would be about 150,000. Nets are today in history for November 3rd. It's 7 46, and we go to the newsroom and Chris Trackman. On the final day of in person. Early voting. Democrats outvoted Republicans for the first time in two weeks. Voting events like souls to the polls on Sunday, may have helped drive turnout. But overall, Republicans held a half million ballot advantage and early voting while Democrats were leading in mail in ballots with 660,000 that gives de mes a 108,000 ballot lead overall. But Republicans are promising big turnout. Today. Voters in the Bay Area are being reminded that if you have not returned your mail in ballots, they must be dropped off in person today and one of the supervisor of elections offices for your county by seven PM polling sites are not set up for people to drop off mail in ballots on Election Day. Those who decide to vote in person must go to their assigned precinct in their neighborhood. Voters should also check the status of their mail in ballot on the county's website. In case they need to fix any issues with signatures by 5 P.m. on the second day after the election. Elections. Officials are also recommending voters review their sample ballot before heading to the polls to cut down on the time it takes to vote. Law enforcement is reminding voters that harassing intimidation and threatening will not be tolerated. I'm Chris Trunk Man. NewsRadio W fella. Now let's check sports sports that 45 from the 95. Www d a. N A. M 6 20 SportsCenter. I'm Erin Jacobson. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers did not make it easy for themselves. Last night on Monday night football they held on to beat the Giants 25 to 23, but they had to come back to do it. They were trailing most of the game, but they took the lead for good in the fourth quarter. They gave up a touchdown late in the game, but the Giants could not get the two point conversion that would have tied the game. The Buccaneers walked out of New York with a 25 to 23 win. The Bucks are now six and two on the season up next, they will play the states at Raymond James Stadium. On Sunday night at 8 20. For more on these stories, Listen to Tampa Bay Sports Radio 95 www d A E and AM 6 20 where you Can Check Out the Patent Aaron Show starting at noon news.
"continental army" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast
"I am now convinced beyond a doubt that unless some great and capital change suddenly takes place. This army must inevitably be reduced to one or other of these three things starve, dissolve or disperse in order to obtain subsistence in the manner they can. Rest assured sir. This is not an exaggerated picture and that I have abundant reason to support what I say. The former continental quartermaster General Mifflin resigned in September. He had been responsible for obtaining food for the continental army. But Congress then appointed him to the board of war along with General Gates as I discussed last week. For several months the army had no quartermaster. No one wanted this thankless job. Over the winter the board of war under Horatio Gates and former quartermaster Mifflin convince Congress to put the responsibility under the board's control and take it away from the military. This was part of the larger effort to grant the board all Strategic Authority, and to let Gates Order Washington around. Rather than develop his own strategy Washington would simply implement gates. In the face of this threat Washington, Forrest General Nathaniel Greene to take the job as quartermaster general. Over Greenspan really strong objections. Quartermaster. Was A thankless job. There was never enough food nor money to buy food. Even if the quartermaster somehow did get the food, it was not going to result in praise or promotion the way winning a battle would but green had a good reputation in Congress. And his appointment helped Washington to defeat Gates's plan to take more control of the army. Washington also ordered that Pickett's guard the roads into Philadelphia. Any civilians trying to take food to sell to the British would have it confiscated and seized by the army. Lawrence suggested to Washington that he go beyond that and begin commandeering food from local farmers forcing them to take the worthless paper continental dollars in exchange Washington largely resisted this idea knowing that it would just turn the locals against the army. Of course, the continental army was not the only army looking for. Parisian's to get them through the winter. The same week that the continentals marched into valley forge general how deployed eight, thousand British and Hessian soldiers across a pontoon bridge erected across the.
Crack open a cold one: Monday is National Drink Beer Day!
"In case you were curious about beer on this drink Beer day, According to the ancient Code of Hammurabi, it was decreed that bartender's Who watered down beer would be executed. I think it's still that way in Texas. Yeah, on once again. I'm don't know who, Mama Robbie wasn't but anyway, may even actually be a place. Of clouds and near the constellation Akila. Contains enough ethyl alcohol. To supply 300,000 pints of beer every day to every single person on Earth for the next billion years. Well, then why aren't we fly into one of the stars in Akila and put Mars further down the list of Thebes builders of the Great Pyramid of Jesu. Were paid with a daily ration of beer. Cause it was supposed to be a square. George Washington insisted that is Continental Army be permitted. A quart of beer is a part of their daily rations was old Millwall sounds good. In a paper bag. A Buddhist temple in Thailand was built with over one million recycled beer bottles. And while Americans love our brew What country do you think drinks more beer than any country in the world? Australia? Nope, Ireland? Nope. Scotland No. Well, where are your China, of course, and if the United States had a drinking competition For most beer consumed per person. Who would it be? The person know the state of the state. Um, Texas Neck North. Dakota held that explains it. There's not a lot to do there. Ham Shire is second And Montana came in third. Uh, once again, not very, really popular places. Do you have a go to beer cold? Other than that. Not really, really. You know, I kind of go all over the place right now. In the Mexican beers, Charlie. Okay, Well, you can have mine. OK, I'm a Miller high life guy myself. And I don't think I have. Ah, if I man if I'm forced to, which is a lot, Yeah. Probably going to go, Bud Light. Maybe. Margo, You have a go to beer? Yeah, I love craft beer. So I drank. Okay goes about that. You don't talk to my son in law. My daughter Charity Charity likes him too of it. My favorite brewer is Guadalupe Brewer in New Braunfels. Great place. Okay, if you say so.
"continental army" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast
"General. Gates already felt assured of final victory the day before he had written a letter to Congress informing them of his great victory. He did not bother to write to general Washington his immediate superior. With this victory combined with Washington's loss, of Philadelphia. Gates seem once again focused on his dream of replacing General Washington as commander of the Continental Army. On October Fourteenth Major. Robert. Kingston carried rejoins terms to General Gates. Kingston informed that are going was willing to fight another battle. But he was also willing to agree to a ceasefire to discuss terms. Gates was having none of it. He knew burgoyne situation was desperate. He announced his terms to the major, which essentially amounted to unconditional surrender. The. Army would ground their arms and surrender as prisoners. When Kingston Return for going convened another council at which everyone agreed that the terms were ridiculous and that they would rather fight to the death that accept them. After they calmed down, we're going sent another counterproposal. The British would march out of camp, ground their arms and marched to Boston. They would be permitted to retain their baggage. An officers would retain their swords. From there, they would be allowed to embark for. On the condition that no officer or soldier would again return to fight in North America, the remainder of the war. Burgoyne may of like these terms but this was certainly a bad deal for the. Americans. The British army had lots of soldiers all over the world. For going with simply suggesting that his army would be deployed elsewhere in the world thus freeing up soldiers there to return to America and continue the fight. Amazingly. Though general gates accepted the proposal. Only with the stipulation that it be completed by two PM that day. Out Gates US quick acceptance of these terms made burgoyne suspicious. Why did gates go from demanding unconditional surrender to agree to all of per going terms as long as it got done quickly. For going suspected that Gates had received word of a Clinton relief force and that he wanted to finalize the surrender before that relief force arrived..
"continental army" Discussed on American Revolution Podcast
"While they are rush met with a number of British officers and spoke with an old friend Joseph Galloway, who had been a delegate to the continental congress at one time. Rejecting independence though Galloway had thrown in his lot with the British and was assisting general how? The two men now enemies spoke cordially and respectfully to each other. The continental army had retreated from brandy wine in relatively good order. The men were exhausted, but did not panic. Most of the army marched to the village of Chester for the night. The next morning, Washington move to soldiers up to the Schuylkill river where they crossed a pontoon bridge and entered Philadelphia. Fearing, an imminent attack on the city Washington removed his wounded to Trenton, and other towns North Philadelphia. The wounded General Lafayette went to Bethlehem. The schuylkill river was the last major barrier separating the British from Philadelphia. It took the continental army two days to move across the narrow bridge to the East Bank of the Schuylkill. If the continentals removed the bridge. There would be no way for the British to cross in the face of the enemy. Of course Washington knew that. How could just move north upstream and crossed the schuylkill where it was easier to Ford the river? If the British did cross upstream they could do so, and then marched down the West Bank and turn Washington's flank just as he had done on the banks of the brandy wine. In such a maneuver, Washington could easily find himself pinned in Philadelphia and forced to surrender his army along with the city. Washington's other concern about his position. was that it left the village of reading exposed. Reading was up to the West where the continental army had stored a great quantity of food and supplies. The British would undoubtedly receive intelligence about the supply depot. General Hal could send his regulars to capture the supplies that his own army needed and deny them to the continentals. So on September fourteenth. While the British continued to camp near the brandy wine during the days after the battle, and after Washington had given his army a day's rest, he provided the soldiers with more ammunition, and then crossed back over the Schuylkill River. He crossed further upstream across one of the fords near what is today conshohocken. Washington, put the continental army in a position where they could contest any British movement to the north, either toward reading were to move upstream where the regulars might Ford the Schuylkill and take Philadelphia. With the continentals on the march, the British well remained in camp, the British spent much of September twelve, burying the dead from both sides and tending to the wounded. They sent out foraging parties to collect food for the.
"continental army" Discussed on WGN Radio
"I guess you could say that every day since ST Patrick's Day it's 11 await. Some of the markets air down considerably. Some of the markets are up considerably, and I'm also interested in you know, we finally got to the point where we're optimistic position the markets reflecting this on a vaccine. And we've all sort of heralded that is with will finally be safe. We can get a vaccine. We can get a vaccine. There were conversations early on. Late in the spring about if there were a vaccine. How would you decide Who gets it first is, though, that we're the silver bullet. Now on the precipice of that. People are saying I don't want that vaccine. You take the back. You know you take the vaccine. John. The vaccines are being rushed. It's all about first to market to make money. No vaccine for me, says the texture. I think I saw 75% of people said they would get a vaccine. Which says 25% won't 25 is a lot to me. Yeah, I woulda guessed 99 1 But I guess wrong on a lot of stuff, and as a result, I'm incredulous, had and shame. I think people who don't think like me about this. I'll try and resist that temptation. It's the same with mass. It's the same with social distancing. But those of you that are wearing masks were refused to social distance. You know, whatever your motivation is. You know the world would rotate a lot easier if you would just go along. It's no harm to you to wear a mask, right? John never had a flu shot never will not taken. Either of those people who had the flu shots got super sick. Um, well, you know, you know if you heard the story, but Walmart now is going to require mask of all customers beginning next week. Finally, nations biggest retailers about that. That will be interesting, interesting population of people because WalMart's in a lot of small towns in a lot of red and blue states. Of course, Walmarts everywhere is it? Is it everywhere, But I just wonder in those populations how that's going to go, boy. You don't want to be the greeter there. But with a baseball bat. I mean, that's just going to be unpleasant with the baseball, though, that they would have to have a baseball that well, I'm just saying you got what you got to force these people to put on a mask and keep it on. Hi. Welcome to Walmart. That's isn't Wal Mart that has the greeter do there. Yeah, but it would be more like a local over. John George Washington mandated that the entire continental Army get vaccinated against smallpox. Likely we would not have won the war without that mandate. Just one of the quick note here, John. I've been listening for a year. I really like your show, John. When you get your name in there twice. You know something's coming. But I do not understand why you're ripping on Jack Nicholas. Nicholas, of course, said that at the end of his tournament, he would shake the hand of the winner. He's been tested negative if he feels safe, shaking hands. And the winner feels safe. That's their business. Your fears about this pandemic are your fears, If wearing a mask makes you feel safer then by all means, where one But your fear is not everyone's fear. I get that you have a radio show and you influence a lot of people, But you should not make people feel bad because they don't want to just follow what the government says to do. That's what makes our country so great our rights to question our government. So don't be so easy to criticize someone if they don't want to wear a mask and are willing to shake hands. I'm not going to dwell on that. Except that I feel quite differently about that. Did you hear the in the news to the governor of Oklahoma is tested positive. The governor of Oklahoma almost tested positive in Tulsa. Ah, he was at the rally. Yes, but he's also been was quick to reopen and often didn't appear in masks and Um, well, that's the thing the government does mandate a lot of things that maybe you don't think you should or shouldn't do. I don't think we should have the guns that we do in this country, but the government the Constitution or so that I have to go along with that world, I can protest it, but that's the world I live in. And similarly you may not want to wear a seat belt. But the government says you have to wear a seat belt. And if we catch you not wearing a seat belt, you'll will take money from you. It'll be a fine I mean, large and small. The government intrudes in your personal life all of the time. So if the government says you got to wear a mask or of Wal Mart says, you gotta wear a mask. Considering the stakes. I'm not going and I don't mean stakes that you get a wall Markets s ta k es I'm talking about. I'd say that the compromise on your civil liberties are worth the good that you get. Okay, I'll stop preaching. By the way. Ryan wanted to say something. You're on Wg and Ryan, You're on the air. Hello? Yes, they're like saying that I live out here in western Illinois. About report no and leave, then. Everything started warmer here is always required Mask and social Byzantine. I don't even want to go to Walmart on why it drives me crazy. Why? Because I don't want to have to wear a mask. Like you know, there's only sorry he'll blame me. I don't like Mama anyway, much but I don't like the lines. I mean, I've not gone into some stores, not because of the mask issue, but because I just want to stand in line to go in the store to go stand in line. No, I agree. I agree with that. That's why there's no. But if there's no line, there's no line, Ryan and you could walk right in. But you gotta wear a mask. You're not going to do that. No, I will. I mean, I got a little bit harder than they. Another job here requires mass from day one. I I I got to go there. I'll do it. But I don't like to wear a mask. I don't have to know..
"continental army" Discussed on Newsradio 1200 WOAI
"The Monday the fifteenth day of June on this day in seventeen seventy five George Washington became commander in chief of the Continental Army eighteen thirty six first acquired by the United States through the Louisiana Purchase Arkansas officially became the twenty fifth of the United States of America in nineteen thirty eight Johnny Vander Meer of Cincinnati became the first pitcher in the major leagues to toss two consecutive no hit no run games pretty sure it has not been done since in those two games by the way were the only no hitters that John vandermeer through nineteen fifty six a sixteen year old John Lennon of the quarry men met a fourteen year old named Paul McCartney and the rest is history that was in nineteen fifty six and then in nineteen sixty five Bob Dylan recorded his first electronic recording keyboard by the way it made it to number two on the Billboard chart and did not have a number one until just a couple of months ago nineteen ninety five twenty five years ago to the day if it doesn't fit you must acquit and it didn't fit and they did a quit O. J. Simpson struggled to don a pair of gloves at his murder trial the prosecutors said were warned that night that Simpson's ex wife Nicole and Ron Goldman were murdered birthdays.
"continental army" Discussed on WZFG The Flag 1100AM
"The book by holder book he wrote a history of violence in the conflict between Great Britain and its rebellious colonies across the Atlantic the book's most appalling chapter takes its title for the name the Iroquois gave Washington they call them tell destroyer under Washington's orders the Continental Army carried out a punitive campaign that decimated the Iroquois crops in homes with the avowed goal of the total ruin of their settlements that's George Washington and the scorched earth tactics employed against native Americans race hardly an eyebrow but when the increasingly desperate British inflicted them on the white south hook writes in the alienated a war weary population while reminding them of the purpose of the continued struggle we learned that racism also played a role southerners were outraged the British promised freedom to slaves who fought for them and use mixed race raiding parties to attack plantations one amazing fact the pit of my eyes is the marl messiness that hook captures in such depths listen to this slaves owned by Washington and Thomas Jefferson were among those who fled to the British and both men unabashedly retrieve their human property F. the con Wallace surrendered at Yorktown let me repeat that I don't think you know this slaves that were owned by Washington Jefferson were among those who fled to the British and both Washington and Jefferson took their slaves back after corn Wallace surrendered at Yorktown did you know that Washington went on to advocate reintegrating loyalist into society with full rights of properties restored according to Mister hawk he believed that quote after winning the Morrow war America all set to win the peace by conducting itself in accordance with international law and the lighting denticle standards well we all know those words were just words coming near the end of a narrative that demonstrates how fluid and self serving ethical standards could be but there's really no implication that Washington didn't mean what he said like any truly valuable history scars of independence so called issues confident good bad dichotomies in favor of assessing the past in all its complexity and ambiguity this amazing article by Wendy Smith for The Boston Globe is entitled dark violence and atrocities of the revolutionary war which is another element of the darkness of man's inhumanity to man go back to the octogenarian pelo see who's now reached a new low of insanity as you will hear in the next clip she says illegal aliens are no longer illegal aliens they are newcomers and they should be allowed to vote you have to listen to this to understand how twisted pelo see actually is from illegal aliens valley and newcomers listen talk about newcomers we have to recognize the constant reinvigoration of America that they are that we all had been our families and that unless you're blessed to be native American which is a blessing in itself that we respect are you joking had constant readout in Lansing and hope determination optimism courage to make the future.
"continental army" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"Dot com for more information loon mountain and they do have some pretty fun stuff going on which but by the way the word Continental Army like it was a very not so subtle slap in the face to England because you know in one obviously is was part of a continent still is part of a continent as well this is saying no we're the ones on the continent you're not think it's it's it's very subtle but I I enjoy so let's get back to the story about Amazon where the Wall Street journal did an investigation and found over four thousand products on the Amazon site that you're somewhere sold directly by Amazon some were sold by third parties but pretty much said these four thousand items they've been declared felt unsafe by federal agencies some of them are actually band for sale by federal agencies giving you just a couple examples here you had you know sleeping mats of the FDA said could suffocate infants on here and you are all kinds of problems with these helmets for the straps were just break off your motorcycle helmets and things like that so what what do you make of this my could we're talking during the break it's it's kind of tough to figure out exactly how when where the liability should why but if and where the line should be drawn rate like go try and sell drugs on Amazon dot com presumably they're going to intervene there and not allow me to sell my friend to know on Amazon dot com I would hope so but I can sell a an infant map that kills infants I mean that where exactly is the line here that Amazon is drawing in here's where what they've pointed out is that there's something called section two thirty of the com communications decency act of ninety six this is the area of the law that you mentioned during the break that that shield internet platforms for liability for what people post their any I raise the question in the break I said look it's it's one thing so you have no liability for someone posting something there so right if you're on Twitter and somebody post something racist you're not liable for that personal rafting race what I wonder about though is if you're not posting something but selling something is there a difference especially if you are helping to facilitate that sale like if if you have the goods in your where rice yeah I mean not only is this a third party selling something from maybe their own warehouse in Michigan but no you actually took custody of those goods right your shipping them on behalf of the seller and you're not going to be held liable for such selling you know for facilitating that commerce that is effectively of an illegal product yeah it's it's there's another case the EPA last year find Amazon for letting people sell unregistered pesticides first of all what were they you know like what was it literally just like Jim's pesticide like would be a what were you actually selling it also like if your Amazon what is the upside for you there thank thank you think about it this way like well you know here's the the upside is it is not so much an upside as there's a significant downside which is it takes time money and effort to write to watch this stuff correct in in in yeah so I I guess a lot of it the balance that you have to deal with with any kind of regulation is look how much time and effort and money is it going to cost versus the time and money and effort of dealing with the problems in general there's a bass line you have to get to in society so people trust what they're buying it feels like Amazon in some cases just isn't on the right side of that baseline both with the counterfeit issue and now with this yeah I mean I'm trying to draw some real world comparisons I made the comparison before the break that Hey if I buy something at Walmart or cosco and it turns out to be faulty then I expect them to handle the return I expect them to refund me and if they knowingly sold in a legal product they should probably be held liable Amazon's taking more the argument of Hey we are not the owner of this product we're not selling it we are more of the landlord or we are more of the organizer of a flea market and you know if one of the sellers happens to be doing something illegal or if one of our tenants inside our building happens to be you know cooking math then we the landlord are to be held liable browse the tenant is going to be and I very much disagree with that description another just great fact that I found out of this is that in addition to these forty one hundred and fifty two items that the Wall Street journal found problems with they also found forty five hundred and ten different types of balloons that lack choking hazard labels on them which to me I just found it fascinating that Amazon sells more than forty five hundred different types of balloons yeah it is pretty fast that that's a lot of balloons no the if you know I'm I'm sure any taxes they will stop buying stuff on Amazon and that's that's a fair argument and this will turn me off to buying children's items on Amazon they like I've read this article now and I do not feel terribly comfortable about that but none the less we would not allow a brick and mortar store to get away with this under any circumstances we would not allow for profit brick and mortar company to get away with this so why should we let him as on got a different set of rules that point by yeah completely different set of rules first one of the most challenging aspects about their life planning is understanding how to.
Trump claims Americans 'took the airports' in War of Independence - over a century before first flight
"The president credited George Washington's troops with seizing airports in the eighteenth century the Continental Army suffered a bitter winter of Valley Forge found glory across the waters of the Delaware and seize victory from corn Wallace of your ten our army man there it ran the ramparts it took over the airport the airport to the first airport in the U. S. didn't open until