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The Day The Men Sat Together For A Photograph.

The camera had just been invented! Society was all What?!. This meant they could leave a lasting impression without having to stand super still for 8 hours just to have to blame their fugly looks on the painter with the pretentious barrette. 1,247 more words

Davy Crockett

13 DAYS OF GLORY: THE ALAMO, 1836

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! 289 more words

Remember the Alamo - March 6, 1836

179 Years ago today, the Alamo – where Travis, Bowie and Crockett were besieged while waging a war of revolution against a tyrannical government –  fell to the… 66 more words

Cultural Analysis

Lost and Found - March 6th Edition

What to remember about March 6th…

  • 1475  Italian Renaissance sculptor, painter, architect and engineer Michelangelo is born (d. 1564)
  • 1820  James Monroe signs Missouri Compromise in attempt to prevent war by balancing number of slave-holding vs free states…
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History

Solbit Meets Davy Crockett

Dear Nicalai,

They found the rescued dog at a shelter in Crockett, California.  So, of course, they named him “Davy.”  (For those readers not familiar with U.S. 437 more words

Children

Spirit of the Alamo Lives On

[Mysteriousheartland.com] In 1835, no one would have believed this small Catholic mission in southern Tejas, Mexico would play a pivotal role in the struggle for Texas independence. 807 more words

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