Profiles of Great Americans: Robert Gould Shaw

23 Apr
Courage is a virtue often desired yet one that is hard to put into practice. Why is this so? In some cases, it is due to danger that we find ourselves in. In other instances, we find ourselves in no...
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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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Purged With Blood

6 Oct
The road to the American Civil War was tumultuous and in some cases, bloody. At the center of antebellum violence was radical abolitionist, John Brown. He had been involved in the Bleeding Kansas conflict and even lead Free State forces...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Dorothea Dix

19 Sep
America’s history has been filled with conflicts and sufferings amongst the stories of inspiration. As Americans have suffered, there have always been other Americans who reach out a caring hand to them in their need and given them support. The...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Hiram Revels

25 Aug
American history is a menagerie of episodes both patriotic and less-than-desirable. Our history is a saga of both slavery and freedom, justice and oppression. It is a story of Jim Crows and Martin Luther Kings. All in all, while American...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Stonewall Jackson

21 Jul
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson was one of the greatest and most virtuous commanders in the Civil War. He led his men valiantly and fearlessly and left a legacy of great nobility and honor. Despite the fact that Jackson fought under the...
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Null and Void

4 Apr
James Madison, author of the Virginia Resolution of 1798
We have strayed far from the Founding Father’s original intent for our country. This is due, in a substantial part, to the Civil War. Ironically, the Civil War almost united the country. The North fought the South, the USA fought...
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Profiles of Great Americans: Abraham Lincoln

19 Feb
Abraham Lincoln
Due to the recent occurrence of President’s Day a couple of days ago, I thought it would be appropriate to offer a biographical overview of arguably one of the greatest Americans in history. By no means was Abraham Lincoln perfect....
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Epic American Battles: Chancellorsville

2 Dec
Robert E. Lee was one of the greatest American generals who ever lived and although he fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War, he also served in the United States’ army during the Mexican-American War. Robert E. Lee was...
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