After the French and Indian War, King George III drew a line along the Appalachians and forbade settlement west of that. This became one of the sparks that lit the fuse for American independence.
Here’s what political commentary on the Proclamation of 1763 might have sounded like.
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO, is honorary chair of Virginia’s commission that is planning celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the nation’s birth.
2026 marks the nation’s semiquincentennial. Virginia already has a commission putting together events.