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Madison and the Year Without a Summer

I think many students and academics alike question just how much of an impact the Year Without a Summer had in the world. I, too, felt that way before reading further about the evidence regarding the meteorological calamities that caused much misfortune throughout the world. 145 more words


American History Through Music

Like most human beings, my kids love to listen to music. I enjoy watching them zone out and sing, sway, and feel music with every ounce of their being. 290 more words

American History

Old stuff out west: The Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe

When we think of old buildings in the United States, we think of the east: Boston, Philadelphia, Jamestown. Instead, we should think of the Southwest. … 364 more words

Letter Home at the end of World War II

You are about to read a letter that was written seventy years ago. To me it is a priceless document and a piece of history, both of my family, of my country, and the entire world.  920 more words

East Texas

"It Should Never Float Over American Soil"

During my master’s thesis research on the Grand Army of the Republic in Indiana I relied heavily on a Union Civil War veterans’ newspaper called  949 more words

Civil War Era History

A Little History of the United States

I received a prepublication copy of this book (September 15, 2015) through NetGalley with the understanding that I would publish are review on my blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Google + pages along with NetGalley, Amazon and Goodreads. 116 more words


Remembering Pearl Harbor

While not glamorous like Waikiki, or awe-inspiring like North Shore, I feel it is the duty of every American visiting Oahu to spend a few hours at Pearl Harbor in honor of those who lost their lives there that fateful day in December of 1941. 687 more words