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Other than racial imagery in religion, the most despicable symbol of racism, white supremacy and slavery seems to be the confederate flag. It represent the ideals of those who fought to preserve slavery when the highly morally righteous North wanted to end slavery. 192 more words

Review & Giveaway: The Mapmaker's Children by Sarah McCoy

•Hardcover: 320 pages
•Publisher: Crown (May 5, 2015)

When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives of slaves fleeing north, she becomes one of the Underground Railroadís leading mapmakers, taking her cues from the slave code quilts and hiding her maps within her paintings. 535 more words


Civil War at San Lorenzo Park

Students and teachers of Chalone Peaks Middle School close each school year with a history and civics project – a day long reenactment of events from our Civil War.   65 more words

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3rd Annual MUHS Civil War Adventure!

“The War around the Chesapeake”

May 27th-June 5th

 Wed May 27th                 Leave MUHS 5am– (Long Drive)

  • Bring Bagged Breakfast/Snacks
  • Father Corby Statue at Notre Dame University…
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Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery

This huge tower of zinc may be the biggest zinc monument in the Pittsburgh area. The zinc monument makers sold statues like these to municipalities all over the country as a relatively inexpensive way to have a very impressive Civil War memorial. 71 more words


Helena, Arkansas: Downtown on the Mississippi

For the second stop on our Spring Break adventure, we headed down the river to Helena, Arkansas.  We stayed at the Best Western in West Helena, then drove into town the next morning. 639 more words


Mini Review: Boneshaker

By Cherie Priest

Not My Edition:
Paperback, 416 pages
2009, Tor
ISBN: 9780765318411

From Amazon: In the early days of the Civil War, rumors of gold in the frozen Klondike brought hordes of newcomers to the Pacific Northwest. 465 more words

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