Top Articles of October 2016

JAR had another busy few weeks welcoming three new writers — Gregory J. W. Urwin, Alex Colvin, C. E. Pippenger —and making great progress on our…

Top 10 Articles of September 2016

What a month! Fresh off one of our busiest months ever, Journal of the American Revolution welcomed nine new writers: Ian Saberton, Dennis Ness, Philip D. Weaver,…

Top 10 Articles of August 2016

Several shiny new things were unveiled at the journal in August—new articles, new writers, new emails, new products, new videos, a new feature, a new advertiser…

Top 10 Articles of July 2016

In July, we hosted our eighth group interview series with several experts weighing in on a variety of questions. We also welcomed our 128th contributor, James…

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Luckiest?

Luckiest? Who should have bought a lottery ticket? Who benefited most from being in the right place at the right time? Explain.   I…

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Most famous weapon?

Most famous weapon? What was the most popular, deadliest, strangest or most intimidating weapon of the Revolution? Why?   There are many candidates, but…

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Best counterpunch?

Best counterpunch? What was the best or most effective return-action of the Revolution? A case where the Americans or British moved first, but the…

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Most shocking moment?

Most shocking or unexpected moment of the Revolution?   The most shocking moment unfolded slowly, not quickly. It was the shock the British got…

Top 10 Articles of May 2016

We are putting a bow on a busy May, which welcomed two new writers—Isabel Friedman, Ron Morgan—and featured a healthy menu of fresh research. In case…

Top 10 Articles of April 2016

Despite April being shortened by spring break, we still had time to publish several great articles and welcomed our newest writer, Richard Sambasivam. We also received…

Top 10 Articles of March 2016

This month we gave a hearty hello to four new writers: Stephen Brumwell, Michelle Porter, Alec D. Rogers and David Turnquist. We also welcomed a new…

Top 10 Articles of January 2016

January 2016 was triple-A rated for featuring plenty of new announcements, authors and articles. We crowned Independence Lost by Kathleen DuVal as our 2015…

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The funniest thing?

What’s the funniest thing you’ve come across in researching this period?   In Paris, while negotiating the treaty with France, Ben Franklin stopped for…

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Top 10 Articles of November 2015

November was packed with fascinating articles, intriguing interviews and a much-requested review of the Broadway musical Hamilton. Our readers took a Revolutionary tour of Arlington Cemetery…