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WELCOME TO GRAND REPUBLICAN: THE ONLINE RESOURCE OF THE AMERICAN
By Michael Boyajian
Welcome to Grand Republican: The Online Resource of the American Revolution.
Our web site spans the entire Revolutionary War era. For our purposes this period begins with the end of the French
and Indian War, moves through to the revolution and ends with the formation of our constitution and the election
of George Washington as our first president. The site is formatted to inform Americans about their revolution and
instill a strong sense of patriotism in the visitor through the accomplishments of our founding fathers. After
all, never before or since have so many great people gathered to participate in a single ongoing event of this
Bunker Hill Independence Hall
The site is designed, like our constitution, to grow and evolve over time within a flexible framework. For instance, new sections and writings will develop as we forge ahead with time. The site is composed of seventeen sections. Organizations lists clubs, associations, groups and societies dedicated to the study of the revolution. Leader Sketches profiles important leaders of the period. Essays, as we stated earlier, features articles by numerous authors on various subjects, as well as poetry. Liberty Links provides direct internet hyperlinks to important web sites like Boston's Freedom Trail or Saratoga National Battlefield. Battle Atlas previews detailed maps of key battles. Photo Album features snapshots of important revolutionary sites like Bunker Hill, Concord's North Bridge or Independence Hall. Timeline chronologically covers historic highlights of the entire era. Film & Video describes works featuring the era. Music reviews CDs of period music and will eventually be audio driven. Books, provides an expansive bibliography of the age in a digest presentation. Schedule lists a cross section of events ranging from reenactments to club meetings to museum exhibits. Almanac provides visitors with a virtual depository of raw data and demographics. Gazetteer, is an index of Revolutionary War place names and descriptions.
So please, accompany us as we capture the color and glory of the age of the patriot by visiting places like Bunker Hill, Trenton, Saratoga, Cowpens and Yorktown. Join us as we study the likes of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Samuel Adams and John Hancock to name just a few. We invite you to engage this site, along with fellow enthusiasts, as we celebrate this epoch of human experience known as the American Revolution.