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Slavery and the American Revolution

How many colonies had abolished slavery before the Revolutionary War Ended? 

A) 0 B) 3 C) 4 D) 5 E) 6

B. By the end of the war, three colonies had abolished slavery: Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. 141 more words

American Revolution

The Emancipation Proclamation Quiz

What did the Emancipation Proclamation accomplish ?

What is the Emancipation Proclamation ? = Executive order by US President.

Who wrote it ? = Abraham Lincoln… 31 more words

History

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American History: Civil War Alternate History

What is alternate history? Here are the key points we discussed at today’s History Club meeting. We went over the basic definition of Alternate History and used it to define key theories for an alternate ending to the American Civil War. 55 more words

Writing

Head Hypnotism and Endoteric Teleportation

A few years ago, when our lodge had its 150th anniversary, I amazed our guests by performing magick. Just don’t try this at home.

Members of Whiteface Mountain Lodge were so impressed with my feats of skill, so they presented us with a rare Civil War sword that now hangs in a nice display case in our lodge: 36 more words

Adirondacks

Filmmaker explores a Latina whose story defies all conventions; Maria Agui Carter to speak after El Museo Latinoscreening of her film 'Rebel'

A hybrid documentary employing dramatic elements explores the fascinatiing story of Loreta Valezquez, a Cuban immigrant who posed as a man to fight and spy for both sides in the American Civil War.   983 more words

Writing

Still a Favorite

This was taken and posted on Invictus, December 2011.  As I said then, it almost looks like a shot of the Civil War (but that was inadvertent) and it’s still one of my favorites.   6 more words

My Life

The Royalist by S.J. Deas

Publisher: Headline
Pages: 320
Year: 2014 (25 September)
Buy: Hardback, Kindle
Source: Review copy

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William Falkland waits in Newgate for the guard to fetch him for the hangman’s noose. 632 more words

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