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State vs. State: Toledo War

Also known as the Michigan-Ohio War (1835-36), was an almost bloodless boundary dispute over the Toledo Strip-where the city of Toledo, Ohio would later be located. 379 more words

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The Pony Express - Cannonball Riders

The Allure of a Challenge

The allure of a challenge has spawned some of the best stories and legends in history books. One of those great stories comes from the Old West – the Pony Express. 1,257 more words


So Then, Why Was There?

Grandma has A LOT of pins and other political memorabilia related to the Equal Rights Amendment, so this is definitely not the only time we will be focusing on it.  692 more words


Day 9: Ending the Trip Where It All Began

Today was a lazy day: a walk on the wide windswept beach of Sullivan’s Island, and a cruise around Charleston Harbor. The star of that show, of course, is Fort Sumter. 331 more words

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The Year Summer Never Came

As I’m writing this, it looks like temperatures are going to break out of the single digits (°C) here this weekend, though nothing spectacular is promised. 210 more words