How did a group of scrappy starving colonists defeat a British empire that had stretched across the globe?
Our resident historian Dr. John Foster will discuss the military history the American Revolution during a special talk at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, at our Main Branch.
Foster’s talk is free to attend. We only ask that you register beforehand. You can sign up online or call us at (440) 255-8811 ext. 247.
This program is the second in a 4-part series about the American Revolution. The first was on the geopolitical and intellectual origins of the Revolutionary War. If you missed it in March, you can watch it now online.
In addition to being a reference librarian, Foster has a doctorate degree in history. He has taught history at both high school and college levels. Previously, he has led series on the Battles of World War II and US Presidents of the 20th Century.
Finally, if you’re interested, most of Foster’s previous historical talks can be viewed in their entirety on our YouTube channel.