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The intention of Gordon’s, “More than Just a Shrine–Ellis Island,” is to shed a light on the hardships and awful conditions that the immigrants coming through Ellis Island went through and to also validate those immigrants and tell them that they (the immigrants) are what make America great. 300 more words
On the day after ground-baloney faced, Cheez-Whiz haired racist sexist birther ragetroll became the presumptive Republican nominee for president, behold!
Enjoy this fascinating review of “The Worst Presidents in American History,” a panel recorded for C-SPAN 3: American History TV at the recent Organization of American Historians annual conference in Providence, Rhode Island. 184 more words
Why do so many people appear to believe that ‘secret’ forces are at work in the world, or that there is no such thing as ‘accident’ in history? 946 more words
Few musical compositions capture the spirit and pride of the United States of America as neatly as the country’s national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Performed and listened to by millions of people in countless occasions and circumstances, “The Star-Spangled Banner” is both a resonant symbol of U.S. 688 more words
More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, historians still debate what really caused the bloodiest conflict in the nation’s history. There are a good many people, especially Southerners, who will argue that the Civil War was less about slavery and more about states’ rights. 980 more words