Origins of U.S Military Academy
West Point historian Major Andrew Forney talked about how, in the wake of the American Revolution, many founding fathers debated the… read more
West Point historian Major Andrew Forney talked about how, in the wake of the American Revolution, many founding fathers debated the concept of creating a military school in a republic. Major Forney discussed both sides of the issue and spoke about attitudes in the post-revolutionary years regarding the military. On March 16, 1802, Congress formally authorized the United States Military Academy at West Point on the Hudson River in New York. close
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