Many Americans are alert to all this, but much of the electorate still has its eye fixed on the Free Lunch and the class envy pushed by the orphaned but persistent of American education and the press -- people whose anti-Americanism is so perplexingly intense that they are willing to ally themselves with the grotesquely Mediaeval ideology of .
When General JohnBurgoyne invaded New York from Canada, among his forces were Loyalistvolunteers, including McAlpin’s Corps, commanded by MajorDaniel McAlpin. After serving 40 years in the British Army, McAlpinhad retired in New York. In 1774 he bought about 1,000 acres on thewest side of Saratoga Lake and became a prosperous farmer. AfterRebels seized his property, he became a soldier again. He received awarrant from General SirWilliam Howe, secretly raised a unit of about 180 men andofficers, and marched off with Burgoyne. After the battle ofFreeman’s Farm, some of his men were drafted into Britishregiments that had suffered heavy casualties. Loyalist survivors ofthe Burgoyne expedition were placed in the King’s RoyalRegiment. In May1779, McAlpin’s own surviving men werereturned to him. They were mostly assigned to garrison duty andfortification construction in Quebec Province. Although seriouslyill, McAlpin continued in command until he died in July 1780.
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Meanwhile, the anti-Americanism implied in the title of the first movie, and in the reference of the title, to 9/11, in the second movie, now seems to be exposed as youthful posturing.
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Raised on Long Island,New York, this regiment of about 500 men served in New York, RhodeIsland, South Carolina, and Georgia. Members came from the HudsonRiver Valley, New York City, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Thecommander, Edmund Fanning, was an aide to William Tryon, royalgovernor successively of North Carolina and New York. When Tryonraided New Haven, Fanning, a graduate of Yale, intervened to save hisalma mater from being destroyed. In gratitude, Yale in 1803 awardedhim an honorary doctorate. After the war, the regiment was placed onthe regular British Establishment, an honor bestowed on only a fewLoyalist units.
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Despite its name, theunit was raised in 1780 in New York and in Charleston. In April 1783it was amalgamated into the Duke of Cumberland’s Regimentand Odell’s Loyal American Rangers. The unit’ssecondary name honored Jeffrey Amherst, a hero of the French andIndian War. Amherst declined command of British forces in NorthAmerica and took no part in the Revolutionary War.
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Raised at Newport,Rhode Island in 1777, under the command of the unit served there until theBritish Army evacuated the port in October 1779. Next, the NewEnglanders became part of the garrison at the Tory stronghold ofLloyd’s Neck, Long Island. By 1781 there were only about 30 menin the unit, and they were absorbed into the King’s AmericanDragoons and Volunteers of New England.
The First English Settlements - AP U.S
Frederick Lugard, Governor-General of Nigeria, 1912-1919, thought that the British should rule indirectly, through traditional local rulers, and so he said:
It is a cardinal rule of British Colonial policy that the interests of a large native population shall not be subject to the will either of a small European class or of a small minority of educated and Europeanised natives who have nothing in common with them and whose interests are often opposed to theirs.This policy, however perverse, could be partially maintained in India after the Mutiny, by way of the Princely States, but much of India already was ruled directly by the British Crown.