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Money Before the American Revolution

Did you know the very first money used in the United States was from England?  Their money system was very different than ours.  Below is a brief description of English money and its worth before the American Revolution. 227 more words


Turn: America's First Spies

Less and less on television holds my attention. Repetition, little creativity and stories that don’t go anywhere. And I’m always asking myself, “Isn’t there something else I could be doing?” So, halfway through last year’s television season, I gave up on what few shows I was watching. 34 more words


WOW ~ Of Independence and Upstart Colonials

For most modern-day Americans, Independence Day is less about remembering the winning of freedom from England and more about celebrating grilled food and hot summer days, and shooting fireworks in the backyard. 633 more words

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The colonial past of the East: How India looked like at the end of the the 19th century

India, at the end of the 19th century, was dependent relations with the British Empire and the East India Company, a joint-stock company, formed in 1617 by Britain and England to pursue trades specifically with East India. 340 more words


Colonials' As You Like It Opens April 28

As You Like It opens at Miles Memorial Playhouse in Santa Monica on April 28 and will run through May 15. Tickets are $20 – $1- for students and seniors. 13 more words

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Preview of NIT Quarterfinals: UF vs. GW

What: NIT Quarterfinals

Who: University of Florida Gators vs. George Washington University Colonials

When: 7 PM on ESPN2

Where: The Smith Center, Washington D.C.

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