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This Week In History: July 6-12

July 6, 1189: Richard I is crowned King of England.

July 7, 1911: The United States, Great Britain, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues. 92 more words


Unpublished California ICWA Opinion Reversing for Non-Compliance

A long and sad opinion here, but a few things of note:

-as usual, Jay Treaty arguments are brushed aside.

-the State’s assumption that a claim of tribal membership is vague doesn’t mean ICWA might apply. 37 more words


Map of Detroit in 1796

Although Detroit was formally established by the French (Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac) in 1701 and the Fort was called Fort Pontchartrain du Detroit, the British took over in 1760 after their victory in the ‘French and Indian War.” The British renamed the fort as simply ‘Fort Detroit” and began confiscating weapons from the Frenchmen. 283 more words


Glenn Beck says history is repeating itself, but what is he referring to?

“History is repeating itself,” Glenn Beck said on his program. “And we can either learn from it and prosper or we can become another lesson for future generations in possibly a new republic, if it is one, to come.” 114 more words

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