Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

August 24, 1814: British Occupy, Burn Washington D.C.; Climate of Hate Blamed

In a spectacular and daring move, British troops marched on Washington D.C. today and proceeded to burn the Executive Mansion, the Capitol and other buildings. While a state of war does currently exist between the United States and Great Britain no motive was given for the burning.  Many are blaming the charged political rhetoric in […]