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1977: A Break From the Norm

There is a saying that nothing happens in a vacuum. Presidential elections are a perfect example of this.  In the early 1970s, a scandal broke out later to be known simply as Watergate. 695 more words

History Elections

Ten codes from the tabloids

For better or worse, largely for the better, I spent several of my school years studying the epic poems of Homer: The Iliad and The Odyssey. 572 more words

USA

Jimmy Carter: The man and the president

In January 1981, as President Ronald Reagan was being inaugurated and the American hostages in Tehran were being released, the general mood on the USS Tarawa was one of glee. 550 more words

Living In The Modern Age

Richard Nixon For President

I have been studying American history for five years now and was introduced to it by my college teacher Miss Cooper. Her passion for the subject changed my outlook and inspired me to dedicate my time to it’s study. 389 more words

History

Nixon, Harper, Watergate and Mike Duffy

I’ve been keeping an eye on the trial of Senator Mike Duffy, who’s currently on trial for – as far as I can tell – being greedy and stupid. 1,493 more words

Misc

Gates We Have Known - A Quiz - Throwback Thursday

Yesterday the initial hearing was held in the law suit between the National Football League and the Player’s Association which centers around the punishment for footballs being under-inflated in a football game.  537 more words

Throwback Thursday