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Brother Jonathan, American Icon

After the British hastily evacuated Boston in 1776 following the successful siege of the city by George Washington and the revolutionary militias, the soldiers reentered the city to discover straw dummies on Bunker Hill with a note pinned to their ...

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The Mysterious Death of Tobias Lear

Tobias Lear meticulously recorded the details of George Washington’s death, but was strangely silent about the details leading up to his own. As Washington’s personal secretary and confidante, Lear scrupulously chronicled the events of his own remarkable life, and yet ...

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