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Review of “The Hemingses of Monticello” by Annette Gordon-Reed — Legal Legacy

The first thing to understand about this book is that it is not just a story about Thomas Jefferson and…

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Reading: Strangers In Their Own Land

I recently started reading the political narrative, Strangers In Their Own Land, by Arlie Russell Hochschild. It’s a narrative of…

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Grape Nuts Steadies The Man

The Road to Hell Starts With a Good Breakfast

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Historydojo Released Our First Podcast!

The biggest mass murder in U.S. history was covered up and forgotten for decades. Details of this terrible crime are…

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Wall Street Is a Slave Burial Ground

The bodies of slave women and children were discovered in 1991 buried beneath Wall Street.

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The Triumph No One Claims

If there is no remembrance of these events then it suggests that they were not as honorable or necessary as they were initially described

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“When the enemy enthusiastically embraces you, and the fellow countrymen bitterly reject you, it is hard not to wonder if you are, in fact, a traitor.”

When the enemy embraces you…

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The Genius of The Gettysburg Address, (Part Two of Two)

Sometimes a nation can experience a revolution in three paragraphs.

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“The bosom of America is open to receive not only the Opulent and respected Stranger, but the oppressed and persecuted of all Nations and Religions…”

The words of our Founding Father may help guide us to see how to treat immigrants to the U.S. today.

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The Genius of the Gettysburg Address, (Part One of Two)

One of the pivotal moments of American History is the delivery of the Gettysburg Address. It was November 19, 1863….

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Muslims in the USA — Another Voice

An estimated 20 percent of enslaved Africans were Muslims.

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Juegos de Mesa en la Historia (Pt. 2)

Esta es la segunda parte de ​Juegos de Mesa en la Historia. ​Para leer la primera parte de esta historia,…