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Yes, Slavery Did Cause the Civil War, Part 4

Slavery and Society

The Confederate states seceded, then, because they suspected Lincoln and the North would, sooner or later, abolish slavery. They clearly dreaded the end of slavery. 2,412 more words

Civil War

Is Alan Taylor's 'Terminator: Genesis' Getting Retitled?

Next Summer the classic Terminator franchise, which started with James Cameron’s The Terminator back in 1984, will see a new feature-length release, called Terminator: Genesis.   246 more words

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The Problem with Big Books; Or, Alan Taylor's Biggest Sin

One of the first things I did after finishing my dissertation a couple of months back (other than sleeping for an entire week, of course), was reading Alan Taylor’s latest tome,  918 more words

Pedagogy

sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Big books are a blessing and curse. When they are written by Alan Taylor they are blessing because they are extraordinarily well written and meticulously researched. On the hand, a big book in less capable hands can even be long hard slog for graduate students and faculty. Benjamin Park at the Junto complains that even an Alan Taylor book can be too long for undergraduates. Is he right?

The Problem with Big Books; Or, Alan Taylor's Biggest Sin

One of the first things I did after finishing my dissertation a couple of months back (other than sleeping for an entire week, of course), was reading Alan Taylor’s latest tome,  918 more words

Pedagogy

Set Photos: 'Terminator: Genesis'

After the below average installment of Terminator: Salvation to the Terminator movies (I actually enjoyed), nobody really knew what the future held for this iconic franchise. 341 more words

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First Images for Terminator: Genesis

They’re back….John Connor, Sarah Connor, Kyle Reese and the Terminator himself in a brand new chapter for the Terminator franchise with Terminator: Genesis, and we’ve got the first pictures from the set. 382 more words

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The Internal Enemy

In June 1814 on Maryland’s Patuxent River, four young men escaped from the Sotterley Plantation of John Rousby Plater. The master especially valued Peregrine Young, “a most valuable servant” appraised at $700, and Ignatius Seale, “a black smith” assessed at $800. 221 more words

The Agony And Ecstasy Of The Reading Life