Author: Christopher Warren

Christopher Warren serves as Curator of American History in the Rare Book & Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Previously, he was a historian with Arlington National Cemetery, the U.S. Air Force History Program, and the Naval History & Heritage Command in Washington, DC. Prior to his public history career, Mr. Warren served as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and as a US Air Force Intelligence Officer. His research specialties include eighteenth- and nineteenth-century United States political and military history. He lives in Fairfax Station, Virginia, with his wife, sons, and his Swiss mountain dog.

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Documents of the Revolution: A Continuum of Conviction

Those familiar with American history know that the Articles of Confederation served as the first constitution of the unified states during the American Revolution. A foundational document, it begins by establishing the name of the confederation of colonies as “The United States of America.” The creation of the Articles is intimately tied with the drafting […]

by Christopher Warren