Epic events from history retold in LEGO bricks

The Brick Chronicle

Online Edition
High-resolution slide show version of two history books originally released by Skyhorse Publishing of New York City.

Created by Elbe Spurling
United States and France, Thursday, February 29, 2024


Americans Declare Independence from King George III

Washington Crosses the Delaware in Sneak Attack

Boston—In an act of defiance against the crown, local patriots dressed in Indian garb boarded docked ships and ransacked crates of imported tea, tossing the contents into the harbor. King George III vowed to restore order in the colony, sending battalions of Redcoats to find insurgent…
Continued on page 4

French Revolution Devolves Into Reign of Terror

Paris—Having decisively ended the monarchy with the decapitation of King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette, the French people now face war on all sides and an atmosphere of extreme distrust within and without the National Assembly. Those deemed insufficiently revolutionary are rounded up by the dozens and brought to a swift end at the hands of the guillotine, a device that, more than anything else, has…
Continued on page 7

Flouting military etiquette, an increasingly desperate General George Washington staged a daring attack against British and mercenary German troops in New Jersey on the morning after Christmas, catching the enemy utterly unprepared.