Tags » American History

Review: Oakes's The Ruling Race

Ed note: this and the many other reviews I’ll be posting over the coming weeks come from a now long defunct livejournal and are posted here for my records and (hopefully) your enjoyment. 282 more words


Lesson 9 - Quiz & Intro to Colonization - Friday 9/4/15

Lesson 9 – Quiz & Intro to Colonization – Friday 9/4/15

Quick Review:

At the beginning of class we distributed 6 pieces of paper each with a government name or document on it. 83 more words

Weinmann's Class

Review: Kolchin's American Slavery

Ed. Note – this is one a 100 or so book reviews I wrote for a now long defunct livejournal. I’m posting it, and many others like it for my own records and hopefully your enjoyment. 260 more words


Jump back In Time

Take a trip back in time with these fun American History games!
http:// www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/index.php

A Lone Texan in Stalag Luft III

Last week died Flight Lieutenant Paul Royle, the last but one surviving escapees of the prison made famous by the film The great Escape. 

According to his son, he hated the film, as he claimed there were no Americans there. 107 more words

Real Life

From Pegleg Pete to Cutting Edge Prosthetics

Historical details come in all shapes and sizes. For my latest book, A Widow’s Salvation, a Civil War story set in an Army hospital, I had to find out about prosthetic devices. 611 more words