August 10, 1755: The Expulsion of the Acadians Begins

The last century of horrors has tended to swallow up the memory of crimes prior to it, but the expulsion of the native French Canadiens from Acadia by the British, beginning on August 10, 1755, still stands out.  285 more words

The History of the United States Podcast: Episode 34 The French and Indian War Part 7

Well here we are! The end of the French and Indian War.  It is a bit of a longer cast, but not overwhelming, which is good.   62 more words

US History

King's Survey: Stamps of Disapproval

In which we see how a metaphorical credit card bill helped trigger a non-metaphorical war.

So look, kids: we’ve been talking about a general feeling… 1,443 more words

Jim Cullen

The History Of The United States Podcast Episode 33: The French And Indian War Part 6

Well, shoot.  I’ve been radio silent for over a month.  But back to the wilds of North America and the war that led to the War of Independence.   53 more words

US History

Gathering Information On The 192 Immigrants

Gathering information on each of my immigrant ancestors

Joanna Ackley – she was my 8th Great Grandmother

born in Shropshire England in 1620

emigrated to New England… 78 more words


Interview with Eric Menge and Julie Wright of Snow by Night

This article is also available to read on ComiConverse!

When asked about Snow by Night at an anime convention, consumers might be told that the comic is a tale of a colonial magical girl.  1,097 more words

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Hereditary Order

a list I found on

As I travelled in southern Connecticut this past week we passed near many town centers = and cemeteries – I wondered if I was treading the ground of some of my ancestors.   39 more words