They Didn’t Teach Me This in School

A Hidden Cause for the American Revolution: Desire for More Land

In 1750 a backwoodsman of the American frontier carried his squirrel gun and dirk (a short Scottish dagger) in his saddlebag. Upon his head, he wore a fur cap.

He was dressed in greased leather pants and a homespun shirt and wore moccasins on his feet. The seaboard land…



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Donna Brown

Gardener, homesteader, chicken farmer, teacher, and Author of The Locket Saga, a fictional American Historical Family and the Perpetual Homesteader Blog https:/