Profiles of Great Americans: Madam C.J. Walker

22 Jan
One of the values that Americans, past and present, have highly esteemed is opportunity. We find patriotic pride in the fact that we live in a “land of opportunity”. However, this is not just ethnocentric patriotism and uber-American propaganda. A...
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The Illusion of Western Superiority and World War I

29 Sep
There is no doubt that World War I was an important event in World history. I contend that it was, in fact, the most critical event of the Twentieth Century. The First World War laid the stage for the rest...
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The Fourth of May

5 May
Yesterday, the world of Galactic Warfare nerds, claims, was “Star War’s Day”. Why? Because the terrible cringe-worthy pun “May the 4th be with you” was invented and perpetuated amongst many hundreds of people. Although a case could indeed be made...
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The Easter That Changed the World

21 Apr
Easter is, in one sense, the most important day of the year. It is a day that we remember and celebrate the most important event in the history: the resurrection of Christ. Besides the original “Easter”, another Easter changed the...
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Profile of Great Americans: Theodore Roosevelt

12 Dec
Theodore Roosevelt, also known as “Teddy” or “TR”, was the epitome of turn-of-the-century manliness. He was born in New York City, in 1858, to the wealthy, established, Roosevelt family. Theodore’s father, Theodore Sr., was the center of his family and...
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1919: The Red Year

15 Nov
The year 1919 was a tremendous year in the twentieth century. It was the year that the map of  the world was redrawn. World War I ended at the Treaty of Versailles that year. Germany and her allies were devastated....
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The Eleventh Hour…

11 Nov
On November 11, 1918, at 11 am, the largest war that the world had witnessed up to that time, was over. World War I had begun ages ago, it seemed like. It left Western Europe in ruins, Eastern Europe in...
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