Tag Archives: Sir James Wright

Meanings of “Liberty” During the American Revolution (In Pursuit of Dead Georgians, 19 )

[NOTE:  During the years of the American Revolutionary Bicentennial, when I had just begun to teach at Atlanta’s Finest Prep School (AFPS), I found myself in demand as a speaker, to a modest degree anyhow.  My dissertation had included a … Continue reading

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Georgia and the American Revolution, V: The Divided Whigs of Revolutionary Georgia, 1775-1783 (In Pursuit of Dead Georgians, 16)

[Note: This  is the final post in a series on the American Revolution in Georgia.  For earlier ones–Part I; Part II; Part III; Part IV.  A list of suggested readings follows the end of this post.   What follows is the … Continue reading

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Georgia and the American Revolution, IV: From Colony to State, 1774-1776 (In Pursuit of Dead Georgians, 15)

[This is the fourth post in a series.  For earlier ones:  Part I; Part II; Part III.] * * * * * The reaction of the North Ministry to the destruction of tea in Boston Harbor in 1774 was swift. … Continue reading

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