Archive for the 'American' Category

The Revolution




They came of age in a new world amid intoxicating and innovative ideas about human and civil rights, diverse economic systems, and self-government. In a few short years, these men and women would transform themselves into architects of the future through the building of a new nation unlike any that had ever come before. From the roots of the rebellion and the signing of the Declaration of Independence to victory on the battlefield at Yorktown and the adoption of The United States Constitution, THE REVOLUTION tells the remarkable story of this important era in history.

The Rebel Yell

From the The Museum of the Confederacy:

This video, the first of two parts, examines the efforts of the Museum of the Confederacy to identify the authentic sound of the rebel yell. Museum President and CEO Waite Rawls describes the project, which involved locating original recordings of Confederate veterans and using those recordings to make an educational and entertaining compact disc.


George Petty

The Relative Power of Nuclear Weapons

The relative power of nuclear weapons from
Infographic by Maximilian Bode.

Gen. George Patton Addresses the Troops


“Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle.”

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The Conspirator

Seven Wonders of the Industrial World

From the website:
The Industrial Revolution changed the world in countless ways – and produced many technical wonders in the process. Seven of the most notable are described here, each one proving that human creativity is as much alive in the modern world as it was in ancient times.

Western Paradigm