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Poetry: The dream

My dogs had never been to the beach

But there we were in the sand

Molly on the left, Jessy on the right

Their leashes within my hands… 48 more words

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My dogs had never been to the beach But there we were in the sand Molly on the left, Jessy on the right Their leashes within my hands I felt my heels hit and the flex of my feet My quads and my legs Finally running Running And breathing Laughing into the air I found my way back to me… There. I was finally free. But It Was Only Just A Dream.

Black Soldiers: Patriots

In the first months of the American Revolution, free blacks spontaneously joined the Patriot cause, but on November 12th of 1775, Washington issued an order barring any black people from joining the army. 837 more words

TOWNSHEND DUTIES

As mentioned in the previous post, the British created the Declaration Act which showed that the colonies remained subordinate to the British government  and despite the repeal of the Stamp Act,  Britain’s plan to tax  the  colonies did not end. 271 more words

History

Today in history 3/5/2017

3/5/2017:

Today in history, Antonio de Ulloa (see picture below), the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans in 1766.

Today in history… 118 more words

Today In History

The Fifth of March

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Back in 2014, I was honored to have Robert Allison, Professor of American History and Chair of the History Department at Suffolk University in Boston on the show to talk about the events of March 5, 1773.  165 more words

History

March 5, 1770 The Boston Massacre

France and Great Britain have been allies throughout most of modern history, both in times of war and peace. This wasn’t always the case. From the Norman Invasion of 1066 to the Napoleonic Wars of 1802-1815, England and France have been in a state of war at least forty times. 892 more words

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