Slaves In America

When settlers first came to the soils of, what we now call, America they brought with them indentured servants. Some were white and some were black. The indentured servants would work the land for whomever they owed debt too, and after so many years of labor their debt would be paid off, and they’d be … Read More»

September 11, 2001

The media repeatedly used the phrase “high alert” in the days following the attacks. In a short article in the “Washington Post” that was written the night of the attacks, writer, Charles Babington, focused on this phrase. Babington and the media also keyed on words, such as, “stunning”, “chaos”, and “terrorism”. These words seemed to … Read More»

Seneca Falls Convention

Woman in early 19th century created the first women’s movement and gain right on their own names which represented start of a great fight over being recognized as an

Senate Rejects The League Of Nations

Wilson’s first mistake was in October 1918 when he asked the American people to vote Democratic as an act of patriotism and loyalty. His strategy backfired, and Republicans won majority in the House and in the Senate. The President also formed a delegation of all Democrats and just one Republican for the peace conference in … Read More»

Salem Witch Trials

Salem did have two distinct parts: Salem Town and Salem Village. Salem was actually part of Salem Town but was set apart by its economy, class, and character. Residents of Salem Village were mostly poor farmers who made their living cultivating crops. But Salem Town was a wealthy town where the center of trade took … Read More»

Ronald Reagan, Looking Back After Three Decades

“No government ever reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched never truly disappear. Actually a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life that you’ll ever see on this Earth. Federal employees number over 2.5 million, and federal, state, local, one out of six of the nation’s workforce is employed by the government.” … Read More»

Review Of Miracle At Philadelphia

New York: Book-Of-The-Month Club, Inc., 1986 Catherine Drinker Bowen is the author of many historical, non-fiction, in-depth looks at different events and the personalities and tribulations that forged them. She has written a total of more than 30 books on the United States and its beginnings. Mrs. Bowen has an education in American literature and … Read More»