Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Shot Heard Round the World

Battle of Lexington, by Nicholas Ponce.
Picture credit:  Library of Congress.
     Today is the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Lexington and Concord.  It was the inception of what would become a free republic, modeled and improved on those of antiquity.

1 comment:

  1. Indeed! Look what we have wrought in recent decades though. One wonders what our founders would say if they were to see how we choose to be governed today.