Throughout the Cold War, the United States developed numerous ideas for nuclear weapons: some good, and many that were bad. However, in the context of the Cold War, it was feared that the United States would not have a sufficient number of troops to fight off a Soviet invasion. 797 more words
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The Rebel Yell was much romanticized during and after the war. Despite the popular belief in the Yell’s death with the death of the Confederacy, it also enjoyed wide currency after the war, as discussed in Craig A. 1,948 more words
There are times when a defeat can become a triumph. Just as the heroic death of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae gave courage to the rest of Greece; so the last stand of a handful of brave Texians in a fortified Mission became a rallying cry for Texas’ independence: Remember the Alamo!1,211 more words
I was lax in posting yesterday. I apologize – But I have a good excuse. A wonderful day was spent with my two daughters and son-in-law as a post-birthday get-together. 432 more words