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Support for Shays Rebellion in Declaration
The early administration of the federal government under the U.S. Constitution would look back on Shays’ Rebellion as a “healthy and essentially harmless expression of popular discontent by American farmers” which “prompted an excessive and unnecessary military response.”
Survival in Auschwitz - A Book Review
The personal accounts of the Holocaust take us right into the concentration camps and show us the life of a prisoner. Primo Levi tells in his book, Survival in Auschwitz, of his own personal time in the camp as a young scientist who learned how to survive.
Surviving the Angel of Death - A Book Review
Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Kor and Lisa Rojany Buccieri is the account of a young child’s survival under the experimentation of Dr. Mengele. It’s a story that will have you holding your child close to you.
Susan B. Anthony's Speech
Susan B. Anthony was known for her relentless campaign to get women equal rights. When it came to the 1872 presidential election, she was arrested and charged $100 for her behavior. After refusing to pay the fine, she have this speech.
Taft 2012 - A Book Review
Creative writing can take many forms. The more unique it is the more you tend to like it and want to talk more about it. Such as it is with Jason Heller’s Taft 2012. You can only call it unique when a dead president is not really dead and runs for president 100 years after his “death”.
Tarnished Victory - A Book Review
There are many books on the Civil War. Thousands could fill your shelves, and this would not include the ones that are now out of print. Having another one demands that it needs to bring about a new perspective. That was the goal of William Marvel’s Tarnished Victory.
Territorial Expansion in the 1800s
It was obvious that America would move west as the land appeared to go on forever and the population of the East coast was increasing by leaps and bounds. Expansion was unavoidable. Expansion was the only way for the nation to grow and to settle many of the country’s issues in the process.
The Absence of Concern for Palestine
As those in the Middle East looked for guidance from Britain to create nations that would survive after the fall of the Ottomans, Britain began establishing their official policy in the Middle East in particular Palestine.
The Acts that Started the American Revolution
This was a shock to the colonists who had had freedom for such a long time. Britain wanted the colonies to pay with higher taxes. The colonists did not exactly protest the fact that taxes might be needed. They were protesting the method and the unreasonableness of the taxes.
The Adoption of the Flag - The Story of Our Flag
Congress was not so quick to adopt the Stars and Strips. It took time and political movements to get the flag approved and it flying all over the thirteen colonies. This piece of a 1898 book describes how it all took place.
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