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A Note to My Readers

My apologies for not keeping the flow going about the events of April, 1865. However, I have been busy with involvements in family matters & awaiting the birth of grandchild #8 in the next weeks. 77 more words

Peoples History

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloomed

When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom’d

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When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom’d,
And the great star early droop’d in the western sky in the night, 2,222 more words

Civil War

Assembling for democracy: part 1, learning from the Blanketeers - by Dr Peter Evans for openDemocracy

Throughout Britain’s history her people have had to organise and assemble to fight for meaningful democracy. Blanketeers, Chartists, and Radicals; trade unions and the labour movement; suffragists and suffragettes – all of these movements over the past 200 years emerged as the people of this country recognised that they were being denied a political voice, and excluded from exercising meaningful political power. 187 more words

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What Good to Humanity ~ March 1865

In the March issue, the women’s magazine with the greatest readership at the time, calls for financial support for the education of women.

March– Philadelphia, Pennsylvania– “During the past year the colleges and seminaries of this country have received liberal contributions. 930 more words

Daily History

Lex iniusta non est lex...

From the Edward Snowden AMA, a hero, and someone we should all strive to act with such boldness, clarity, and courage. Shedding light on a democracy to its people is inherently non-traitorous. 609 more words

Civil War

Happy Birthday to America's Greatest President

Happy birthday to America’s greatest president!

Abraham Lincoln

February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865

“The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. 217 more words

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Books I'm Looking Forward to Reading

There isn’t enough time for books or reading, or just quiet time, but I am looking forward to fitting these books into my daily elliptical time. 625 more words

Books