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Celebrate the Fourth of July With 8 Inspiring American History Books

Check out one of these perfect reads to celebrate the birth of the United States.

By Xavier Piedra

6 Revolutionary War Veterans Survived Long Enough To Be Photographed

These six soldiers were part of an 1863 project to speak to remaining Revolutionary War veterans.

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Culper Ring: The Revolutionary Spies Who Helped Win the War

George Washington relied on the secretive spy ring to win the American Revolution.

By Robert Walsh

10 Revealing Revolutionary War Books

These riveting reads offer fresh insight into America's fight for independence.

By Matthew Thompson

That Time the Royal Navy Burned an American City to the Ground

The fiery attack nearly burned the town to the ground—and stoked the flames of American rebellion.

By Logan Nye, We Are the Mighty

James Wilkinson: The Man Who Double-Crossed the Founders of America

The notorious statesman's ability to get out of tight pinches while benefitting himself is beyond compare.

By Robert Walsh

The Earliest-Born American to Be Photographed Is Also a Veteran

In 1852, at age 103, Revolutionary War veteran Conrad Heyer sat down to have his picture taken. 

By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty

The Midnight Ride of Sybil Ludington

The sixteen-year-old raced through the night to warn fellow colonists of approaching British forces.

By Audrey Webster

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