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See All of America The Beautiful

In late May of last year, right around our 2 year anniversary, Colin and I signed the bill of sale for a 1977 13-foot Trillium camper.  2,672 more words

Travel

The New Racism Shaping America's Foreign And Domestic Policy

I don’t mean to suggest that racism dictating America’s foreign and domestic policy is a new thing. Almost since the country’s origin, race has shaped many of our policies. 676 more words

ON THIS DAY: December 27, 2016

December 27th is

Fruitcake Day

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History

Manifest Destiny in American Policy

Manifest Destiny has plagued Native peoples of the United States for over 160 years. Historians have written extensively about the philosophy which seemed to become policy of the United States and its citizens in the 19th century. 893 more words

Bear Flag Republic and Manifest Destiny: Monterey

California, just like Texas, is kind of its own place. We don’t normally relate the two today, I blame the 60’s, but believe it or not both places have cowboys. 253 more words

Places

Western Expansion And Its Effect On Americans

Americans have always been a people who loved freedom and the spirit of individuality.
These unique characteristics have existed since the colonial era in America. The settlers at Plymouth colony left England with the idea of religious freedom, but it wasn’t until the 1700s, when colonists began to move west toward the Appalachian Mountains that these characteristics became more ingrained on the American psyche. 717 more words
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