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Civil War

Seperti yang biasanya terjadi, cerita dalam medium cetak bakal lebih lengkap dan kompleks dibanding kalo ceritanya dibawakan dalam versi layar lebar. Civil War juga begitu. Tapi “lebih lengkap dan kompleks” juga bukan serta merta berarti lebih superior. 299 more words

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TIME MACHINE: John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

TIME MACHINE: JOHN BROWN’S RAID ON HARPER’S FERRY

Between October 16-20, 1859; abolitionist John Brown and a group of men raided the town of Harper’s Ferry in western Virginia. 645 more words

Politics

An 1856 Christmas at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

YOU ARE HERE -> CHRISTMAS 1856

While statesman Henry Clay had not been home at Ashland for many Christmases due to Congress being in session, once son James and his wife Susan Clay come to Ashland in the 1850s, we begin to get details of how Christmas was celebrated at the estate. 604 more words

Ashland

Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Older

Kids riding dinosaurs in New York City!  Does it get more fun?

Dactyl Hill Squad by Daniel José Older. Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic, 2018. 369 more words

Books

Archer Alexander's Grave is Located

The final resting place of Archer Alexander, who was famously immortalized in the Emancipation Memorial, in Washington, D.C. in 1876 has been found. The location was unknown, and searched for by his descendant Keith Winstead for years. 1,190 more words

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Grant - Ron Chernow

Of course, Grant’s efforts to protect former slaves didn’t keep them from suffering after the war, in the backlash against Reconstruction. And Grant had trouble protecting himself as well, facing severe financial troubles after his presidency. 21 more words

Life

"Wild Bill": What William Bennett Had to Say About His Life

The below article about my fourth-great-grandfather, William Bennett, has been transcribed word for word, including errors (grammatical or otherwise). William does tell his father’s name: John! 1,481 more words

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