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New Year Customs - Irish and Scotch
One of the largest group of immigrants were the Scotch and Irish. Here are some of their New Year customs, traditions, and superstitions.
Battle Of Trenton 1776 - Victory
By the time Rall's adjutant heard what was happening and woke Rall up, the Battle of Trenton was well underway.
Battle Of Trenton - Christmas 1776
With severe weather conditions and the icy river threatening, crossing the Delaware River would be dangerous for General Washington and his troops.
Trifle and Tipsy Cake - Recipes
Trifle is often preferred as a Christmas dessert instead of the much heavier Christmas Pudding. Trifle is so pretty when carefully layered in a large trifle bowl that it is often used as a centerpiece on a buffet or the dinner table.
Candy Roaster Squash Pie - Recipe
The Cherokee people of southern Appalachia came across the seeds in trade and developed the Candy Roaster into what is today's cultivated, and prized favorite, of southern Appalachia cooking.
Native American Ribbon Work
When it comes to beautiful design and creativity in clothing, Native American people are experts.
Powder Alarm - Massachusetts 1774
The Powder Alarm set in motion some repercussions from the colonies and became practice for the Battles of Lexington and Concord which would follow seven months later.
Patriot Committees Of Correspondence
Each colony had their own Committee of Correspondence and one of their most important purposes was to keep all voters informed of common threats to all colonies.
Mildred Norman Ryder - Journey For Peace
Mildred began a true pilgrimage, on foot and faith, alone and unafraid of what she might encounter. She carried with her only what could fit in her pockets and a small satchel with petitions for peace.
Nancy Ward - Beloved Woman Of the Cherokee
One of the most important transitions the Cherokee had to make, adjusting to the Europeans and their ways, was made possible in part by Nancy Ward. She was very instrumental in helping her people to make this difficult change to their own way of life.
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