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Six Trivia Questions

Here are “six” trivia questions to see how much American “history” you really know.

Be “honest,” it’s kind of “fun” and “revealing.”

If you don’t know the… 349 more words

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Trade Promotion Authority to Trade Adjustment Assistance a Total Waste

In recent weeks there’s been a bit of controversy in Washington over an “alphabet soup” of legislation and tactics all dealing with trade issues. It is a headache at the very least — so much in fact as now the Iranian Nuclear Treaty is being governed by legislation through our Congress, although we must endure lowball, conniving, tactics of which the Obama administration is so famous for. 445 more words

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Review of "Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition" by Jean Yarbrough

Theodore Roosevelt and the American Political Tradition” is Jean Yarbrough’s 2012 review and analysis of Roosevent and his political philosophy. Her book is the result of more than a decade of research and work. 480 more words

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Look What’s in the Warner Library!

Warner Library serves Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow. There’s a big browsing section of what new books the library bought.

Authors: Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, Paul Buhle… 646 more words

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American Roots: Annapolis and the African Slave Trade

While visiting my aunt, uncle and cousins in Maryland this past week, we took a day trip to Annapolis, a port town on the Chesapeake Bay that serves as the capitol of Maryland. 473 more words

Classism

It has never been about black or white, christian or muslim, or crips or bloods,…EVIL is and has been always about CLASSISM and maintaining it. Wherever people reside they are programed to think that somehow they are better than the next person from their cultural upbringings, which it is in itself is the race between Intelligence and Ignorance,(THE I’s have it) all the rest are nothing more than divide and conquer….What we have is poor, better off, rich, and then there is the greedy…the ones that control the operators of who is allowed to say what and do what.. 570 more words

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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in 20th Century America, by Lillian Faderman

This sweeping nonfiction work examines the evolving sociocultural construction of American lesbianism. Faderman contextualizes lesbianism’s changes within other shifts in gender, political, and, to a lesser extent, racial identities. 228 more words

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