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Alexander Hamilton’s 1774 Essay on British Oppression Unnervingly Echoes Trump’s Character

Alexander Hamilton, learned essayist, founding father, soldier and patriot, whose statue adorns the lofty pillars of the Treasury Building in Washington DC, wrote a revolutionary paper in December, 1774. It described a bureaucrat so much like President Donald Trump, that the eerie echoes of time reverberate over the centuries and reveal a stark reality that …

British Army Command & Structure in the American Revolution – Grenadier & Light Infantry Battalions by Harry Schenawolf

Intro The French and Indian War in the North American Colonies (Seven Years War in Europe) posed unique circumstances that required the British officers who fought in America to consider changes in their tactics and army’s structure.  Gone were the windswept fields where large bodies of troops faced each other over open ground.  Skirmishes and …