This Day In History

  • 1780 Battle of Saint Louis (Battle of Fort San Carlos) is won by Spanish and French citizens allied with the Americans during the American Revolution. The attack was the last attempt by the British and their Indian allies to control the Mississippi River during the Revolution. Source: revolutionary war and beyond

Quote of the Day

“Liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker… But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us, at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood.John Adams, Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law. - 1765

This Day In History

  • 1780 Battle of Saint Louis (Battle of Fort San Carlos) is won by Spanish and French citizens allied with the Americans during the American Revolution. The attack was the last attempt by the British and their Indian allies to control the Mississippi River during the Revolution. Source: revolutionary war and beyond

Quote of the Day

You have become attached to your habit of obedience. Time to revolt against tranquillity of servitude! ~ Mercy Otis WarrenMercy Otis Warren