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Slavery, Capitalism, and Cotton: A History of How One Crop Became a Catalyst for the American Civil War

The American Civil War was a crucial event in our country’s history which ultimately shifted the socio-political and socio-economic structure of the Union, and in particular, the South. 2,474 more words

52 ancestors in 52 weeks, week 32

Eliza Gooch was likely born about 1809 or 1810. The only record I can find is for a birth on 11 August 1808 at Ipswich, Suffolk, and baptism on 22 April 1810 at Bury St Edmonds (or alternatively Bury St Mary, depending on which website you look at), Suffolk, daughter of William Gooch and Mary Lenny. 631 more words


For the Love of His Life

This one is a tearjerker. I challenge you not to be moved by the story of this Surprise Millionaire’s life who gave it all away for the love of his life…

Day 5 - 17th Feb '17

Hm, I’ve suddenly become very popular. I have two offers for this evening, a friend is driving into town and wants to meet up and the other, I think is another friend trying to set me up. 358 more words


States of Love series

Dating in Retrospect (States of Love)

by Lila Leigh Hunter

AUTHOR’S BLURB: Giving the commencement speech at his alma mater doesn’t fit Clay Keller’s meticulous schedule. 293 more words


Holding On To This World

At Jesus was teaching, a man in the crowd interrupted him (128):

“Teacher, tell my brother to divide with me the property our father left us.” 153 more words

Fersan Farmer Pamelitta Dann

Thank God it’s #fersanfarmerfriday! This week, we celebrate Fersan Farmer Pamelitta Dann, of the Yallahs Agro Park, in St Thomas, Jamaica. The recent recipient of praise from Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon. 157 more words