August 27, 2008
“If anyone, then, asks me the meaning of our flag, I say to him – it means just what Concord and Lexington meant; what Bunker Hill meant; which was, in short, the rising up of a valiant young people against an old tyranny to establish the most momentous doctrine that the world had ever known – the right of men to their own selves and to their liberties.” ~Henry Ward Beecher
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March 21, 2007
He is most interestingly know for being the namesake of the word and political act of “gerrymandering”.
Learn More: The American Revolution
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July 15, 2006
“By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood,
And fired the shot heard round the world.”
~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Concord Hymn”, 1838
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July 6, 2006
The birthplace of John and Abigail’s son, John Qunicy Adams, is just 75 feet away, according to the photographer.
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July 5, 2006
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December 21, 2005
The Salutation Tavern and The Green Dragon Tavern were meeting places of the Sons of Liberty and other patriots. The Boston Tea Party was planned in the Salutation Tavern. Daniel Webster referred to The Green Dragon as the “Headquarters of the Revolution”. Little wonder it is that the British government tried to close down the taverns in Virginia, as they were hot beds of revolution.