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Skype-ing the Civil War with students, part II

What a great day today! The St. Louis Blues beat the Blackhawks to advance in the Stanley Cup playoffs and I was hired as a year-long sabbatical replacement at Northland Community and Technical College, which has campuses in East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, so I am staying in North Dakota for another year. 389 more words

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You Wouldn't Want To....

You Wouldn’t Want to be a Samurai! A Deadly Career You’d Rather Not Pursue is one of a series of books that bring history to life. 178 more words

Civil War… Why Was Kansas Called the Soldier State?

Kansas was admitted to the Union just before the Civil War. Its population was sparse but the state brought many men to the battlefield. In fact, per capita, more men from Kansas enlisted in the Union Army than from any other state. 108 more words

American History

Reenactress: Examining female reeanctors as soldiers

As some of you may know, I have been involved with Civil War reenacting for five years now, serving in units portraying both sides of the conflict over that time. 346 more words

General

The Heart of Everything That is by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin

Although I’ve studied Native American and California Indian history with Ed Castillo, Chair of Native American Studies at CSU Santa Clara, in the process of reading books about Crazy Horse and the Battle of the Little Bighorn, I acquired many authors’ prejudice against Red Cloud, the man who took his people to the reservation.  540 more words

Nonfiction

Illuminated History Tour of Three Historic Perinton Cemeteries on June 16, 2015

Three historic Perinton Cemeteries will be the focus of this year’s Illuminated History cemetery tour, which will take place on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. 131 more words

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