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In northeastern Essex County, MA, a number of early families settled, and have stayed, over the course of nearly four hundred years. I happen to be an ancestor of several of these families; chiefly the Peaslees and the Littles. 484 more words

Jacksonian American tradition: how much realism still guide American foreign policy?

To understand American foreign policy we need to look back to the foundation of American identity and its “Jacksonian tradition”. To do it I will analyze here an interesting article written by Walt Russell Mead, professor at Bard College and editor of The American Interest, written 15 years ago but still useful today. 1,269 more words


History of Priest River and the Keyser Legacy

There is no doubt the coming of the Northern Railroad to North Idaho shaped the community. Priest River was originally referred to as Valencia, but another Idaho town had claimed the name, and the town name Priest River was adopted. 927 more words