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Frontier Folklore and Colonial Continuity

The proslavery and antislavery movements to take Kansas naturally invite comparison. They contended for the future of the same land. Their struggles look to us like foreshadowing of the war that broke out less than a decade later. 693 more words

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Short story: Home truths

Flora remembered her mother, Ingrid, sitting on the edge of Hedda’s bed telling stories about Queen Cnut of Norway who succeeded in turning back the tide, and Wilhelmina Walker who spent six years – as long as Flora had been alive – putting concrete under the cathedral so it wouldn’t sink into a watery grave. 158 more words

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Mormon Dilemma 909 Be Like Prophet Monson

Liahona, ‘Follow the Prophet’, April 2014; “As we follow President Monson and try to be more like him, we will inevitably succeed in being more faithful disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ.” – Elder William Walker of the Seventy… 253 more words


Separatism in Europe (4) - Political and Economic Implications

2014 will be a decisive year for separatist movements in Europe. A referendum on the independence of Scotland is scheduled for September. Catalonia’s government intends the same for November, but has to face strong opposition from Madrid. 324 more words

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The Bombardment of Greytown, Part One

Original Stealing Cuba: parts 123456 and revisited.

The Nicaragua-Cuba Connection: parts 1, 2… 1,010 more words

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