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Free Blacks compared to Slaves

Up north all blacks were free. The population of blacks in the north was about 1% in 1860 after the American Revolution. The blacks up north had minimal rights. The blacks could not vote, because of stipulations or they were just told that they could not vote by laws of their area. The New York … Read More»

The Diversity Myth

The President of the United States glories in diversity. In May, 1995, in a message recognizing the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, William Clinton said, “The Fifth of May offers all of us a chance to celebrate the cultural diversity that helps to make our nation great.” A few days later, when he designated May … Read More»

The Continental Congress

John Adams calculated that they were “one third Tories, another Whigs, and the rest mongrels”; and he found “Trimmers & Timeservers” upon every side. Fifth columnism was at work, as the patriots soon learned; despite the best efforts of Congress to preserve secrecy, the British government was informed of all its proceedings (Stephen Sayre to … Read More»

Sojourner Truth

Frances Gage reported that Truth encountered hissing and hostility as she began to speak. Yet there is much debate and conflicting reports on how she was received. According to Carleton Mabee, “Gage’s account is not consistent with other reports written immediately after the speech” (Delivered).

Sitting Bull

When Slow was fourteen he insisted on going along with the adult warriors into battle. Usually the untrained youths were errand boys while learning about battle conditions. Slow, screaming a war cry, jumped into the battle when he saw a Crow splitting away from the main battle and knocked him from his horse, earning his … Read More»

Roosevelt’s New Deal

The gravity of the Great depression called for governmental reforms and programs to protect and maintain the general welfare of its citizens. Franklin Roosevelt utilized a committee of people from differing points of view to aid in his legislative ideas. This committee, called the Brain Trust, disagreed and argued over many of the policies implemented … Read More»

Pre-Revolution

Washington ordered his men to construct a fort as a meager means of defense from attack. This fort would be called Fort Necessity. Fort Necessity was poorly constructed and located in a terrible position. The surrounding forest made it possible for the French and Indian attackers to approach the fort without being seen. Washington and … Read More»

Oswald Didn’t Kill Kennedy

Contrary to the Warren Commission’s findings, Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, did not kill President John F. Kennedy. There are several crucial areas of evidence, which prove Lee Harvey Oswald did not kill the president. Numerous eyewitness accounts show that the shots came from the direction of the grassy knoll (Jack Hill), and not from … Read More»