Tag Archives: Revolutionary War

Claiming California

Do you know when California became part of the United States? California became part of the United States during the Mexican-American War. On July 7,1847 the American Navy landed at Monterey. It was known as the Battle of Monterey, but … Continue reading

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Washington’s Crossing

This week I have been reading Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer. The book is a really good history about the Revolutionary War in New Jersey. As I have been reading the book I have had memories of visiting Washington’s … Continue reading

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