It’s a Fourth of July miracle! ISI is offering the hardback of my Charles Carroll of Carrollton biography for only $3. No joke. $3. Stock up for all of 2018 holiday needs, now. And, help feed the Birzer… Read More
I had a wonderful time talk with Peggy Normandin. She’s an excellent interviewer. Here’s her writeup: Independence Day presents an excellent opportunity to reflect on the blessings of our American heritage. In the Call Me Catholic Countdown, Peggy… Read More
Monday, I had the great pleasure of lecturing on Edmund Burke. Today, I had the equally great honor to lecture on George Washington.
Why Edmund Burke judged the American Revolution good and the French Revolution ill. Full lecture. Always a grand pleasure to talk about Burke. It never gets old.
Finishing the Awakenings and Enlightenment section, transitioning into the American Revolution. As we approach, a discussion on common law, natural rights, natural law, and James Otis. As John Adams later wrote, the entirety of the American Revolution began… Read More
[Unless otherwise noted, all quotes come from Forrest McDonald, ed., EMPIRE AND NATION (Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 1999). As always, all honor to Liberty Fund] In response to the Townshend Acts, Dickinson published his Letters from a Pennsylvania… Read More
Revolution Timeline–Created by Brad Birzer I’ve created the following–for what it’s worth–from a variety of sources beginning from own college days when I had the privilege of studying the American Revolution with the profoundly wonderful Gregory Dowd (a… Read More