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Tonight on the Write Stuff -- America's Second Civil War with Sean T. Smith

It would be an understatement that America’s political landscape has heated up over the past few years. The warring parties of Republicans and Democrats have grown into more than just a shouting match. 626 more words

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Lyon Replaces Harney in Missouri

May 31, 1861 – Brigadier General Nathaniel Lyon replaced Brigadier General William S. Harney as commander of the Federal Department of the West. Lyon quickly began working to destroy secessionism in Missouri. 1,005 more words

Abraham Lincoln

UK Libertarians on "Brexit"

Friends of Attack-the-System.Com, Sean Gabb and Keir Martland, discuss the pantomime that is the European Union referendum and whether a “Brexit” is really a good idea after all.

Anti-Imperialism/Foreign Policy

Maryland, My Maryland (Randall, 1861)

In Music of the Civil War Era, Stephen H. Cornelius tells how James Ryder Randall composed his poem “My Maryland” as a pro-Confederate response to the… 603 more words


May 20, 1861

On this day in the Civil War, North Carolina votes for secession. This becomes the eleventh and final state to secede from the Union and join the Confederacy.

The Civil War

Oh ye, all ye that walk in Willowood

Gesso panel created for the Salon de Luxe, at Miss Cranston’s Willow Tea Rooms. Now on display in the Kelvingrove Museum in Glasgow

by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh