Anecdotes: Heroes & Patriots

Interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents about heroes and patriots.
Nathan Hale

In September 1776 Hale volunteered for a...

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John Hancock

As president of the Continental Congress,...

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Marquis de Lafayette

The harvest of 1783 was a poor one, but the...

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Thomas Paine

Benjamin Franklin said to Paine, “Where...

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Antonio Rivera Ramírez

Antonio took refuge with other Nationalists in...

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Tecumseh

In 1810 William Henry Harrison, then governor...

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Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth was one of the first blacks to...

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