We all know the famous opening phrase of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American
history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph
The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were dispatching the largest armada ever to cross the Atlantic to crush the rebellion in the cradle.