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This Week in History: May 23-29, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganMay 23-29, 2022 May 231923 - A team of police officers, led by Texas Ranger Cordell Walker, ambush bank...

This Week in History: May 16-22, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganMay 16-22, 2022 May 161868 - President Andrew Johnson is acquitted of “high crimes and misdemeanors” during a Senate...

This Week in History: May 9-15, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganMay 9-15, 2022 May 91754 - The first political cartoon in America, "Join, or Die," is printed in Benjamin...

This Week in History: May 2-8, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganMay 2-8, 2022 May 21865 - President Johnson offers a $100,000 reward for capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.1916...

This Week in History: April 25-May 1, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganApril 25-May 1, 2022 April 251846 - A military skirmish known as the Thornton Affair begins over the disputed...

This Week in History: April 18-24, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganApril 18-24, 2022 April 181775 - Paul Revere and William Dawes ride from Charleston to Lexington warning the colonists,...

This Week in History: April 11-17, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganApril 11-17, 2022 April 111783 - After receiving a copy of the provisional treaty on March 13th, the U.S....

This Week in History: April 4-10, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganApril 4-10, 2022 April 41818 - Congress passes a plan that says the U.S. flag will have 13 red and...

This Week in History: March 28-April 3, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganMarch 28-April 3, 2022 March 281774 - Britain passes the Coercive Acts, also known as the Intolerable Acts, against...

This Week in History: March 21-27, 2022

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” Ronald ReaganMarch 21-27, 2022 March 211843 - Preacher William Miller of Massachusetts predicts the world will end on this day....