Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... [read more]
Date: May 5th 2011
Most of today was another day behind the wheel. I needed some time out of the car, and found it in Nashville. I went to the Hermitage. This is the cotton plantation founded by one of American history’s more crucial, and controversial, figures: Andrew Jackson.
Andrew Jacksonhttp://www.thehermitage.com/jackson-family/Andre ... read more