EMP EXECUTIVE ORDER

On March 26, 2019 President Donald Trump signed into effect the Executive Order on Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses. Issued on: March 26, 2019  https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-coordinating-national-resilience-electromagnetic-pulses/ Executive Order on Coordinating National Resilience to Electromagnetic Pulses By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Purpose.  An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) has the potential to disrupt, degrade, and damage technology and critical infrastructure systems.  Human-made or naturally occurring EMPs can affect large geographic areas, disrupting elements critical to the Nation’s security and economic prosperity, and could…

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The American Rifleman
American Revolution

The American Rifleman

The American Rifleman  During the War of Independence (The American Revolution) brave citizen-soldiers took a stand at Bunker Hill against the Kings men. During this battle 2000 Patriots were able to show the world that they could stand up to a trained force of over 2500 redcoats. Which also included five of the crackfoot regiments of the British Army.  Therefore emboldening the cause of the Patriots to continue their quest for freedom.   The Americans of the Revolution had a great familiarity with firearms. In every household rich or poor, country or town a gun of some kind stood in the…

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Springfield 1816

The Springfield Model 1816 had borrowed heavily from the design of the French Charleville and was an improvement from the 1812 Flintlock Musket. This design was retained for the Model 1816. The Model 1816 has a 42-inch long .69 caliber smoothbore barrel, similar to the Model 1812, but had a longer lock plate, a shorter trigger guard, and a longer bayonet than the Model 1812. The Model 1816 also had a more straight lined stock. The overall length of the weapon was 58 inches long This musket was originally manufactured at the Harpers Ferry and Springfield Arsenals between 1816 and…

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Creedmoor Range

The Remington Long-Range Military Rifle was a 44 caliber but chambered to accept a .45 caliber cartridge case for greater powder capacity behind the 550 grain bullet. The Brown Standard Rifle was of .45 caliber with an 8-groove bore, chambered for a Winchester case using a 550 grain bullet. In a test Mr Brown was able to shoot one group of ten shots from the back position at 200 yards that he could cover with his watch. Cartridges of this style were the ones usually fired on the Creedmoor range.

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Conrad Heyer

Conrad Heyer, photographed in 1852, aged 103 Conrad Heyer (1749–1856) was an American farmer and veteran of the Revolutionary War who is notable for possibly being the earliest-born American to have been photographed. During the American Revolution, Heyer fought for the Continental army under the command of George Washington and participated in Washington's famous crossing of the Deleware before the Battle of Trenton in December 1776.He was discharged in December of 1777. After the war, he returned to Waldoboro, where he made a living as a farmer until his death in 1856. He was buried with full military honors.

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The Hercules of the American Revolution

PETER FRANCISCOThe history and incredible story of Peter Francisco who was a Portuguese born American Patriot & Soldier lives on.  As a boy only five years old he was kidnapped and dropped off on the shipping docks of Virginia in 1765 . Not knowing anyone he was taken to the Prince George County Poorhouse. Not speaking English, he repeated the name "Pedro Francisco". The locals called him Peter. They soon discovered the boy spoke Portuguese and noted his clothing was of good quality. When Peter learned to speak English he told people that him and his sister were kidnapped and…

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Declaration of Independence

  With Independence day coming up soon i wanted to remember those who founded this Nation. Brave Individuals who were ready to pledge their lives, fortunes and sacred honor. They had been unable to live the lives they wanted due to an oppressive government on a distant shore. After trying time and time again to peacefully have their troubles heard with no resolution. The people Declared their freedom and Independence from the King and Great Britain creating the beginning of American Independence. Individual Liberty and freedom was the basis for this new and young nation.   Great Britain at the…

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