October 12, 2018

The Teapot Dome scandal originated during the roaring 20s (Persing, 2015), because Warren G. Harding gave important government jobs to his crooked friends. One of his friends, Albert B. Fall, was appointed head of the Department of the Interior. He asked Harding to giv...

That war is a bloody business is undeniable; people die, and countless more are uprooted from hearth and home. It brings with it pain, savagery, and destruction on an unrivalled scale. Despite its brutal nature, however, a grim truth must be understood: war will always...

October 8, 2018

Silent Night, Dec 24, 1914

 It was December 1914, when WWI soldiers realized that maybe the war wouldn't really end by Christmas. They were getting more homesick as the days dragged on. They received letters from home, making them even more homesick, which of course did...

October 5, 2018

Edward Teach or Thatch, born around 1680, was known as the pirate Blackbeard. This feared pirate raided and murdered along our Eastern Coast during England's Colonial rule in the early 1700s. Blackbeard was one of the most infamous pirates ever recorded in history. His...

Imagine a world ruled by Kings and Emperors, with a rigid class system that left most people in the gutter. In Europe, where monarchs held absolute sway from Madrid to Moscow, to the China of the Qing Dynasty where a single Emperor held absolute power over millions, th...

Nathaniel Greene (1742-1786)

Nathanial Greene is one character among many. He rose to become a general in the Continental Army, an army renowned for having experienced soldiers as it generals. Greene had never seen battle before the war yet showed himself to be a capabl...

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