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JFK was here

In October 1848 a young farmer from Dunganstown in County Wexford left Ireland for Liverpool and then sailed on to the New World, starting a chain of events that gave rise to the 35th president of the United States. 546 more words

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George Yancy and Noam Chomsky: The Roots of American Racism | Vox Populi

In 1807, President Jefferson signed a bill banning the importation of slaves from abroad. His state of Virginia was the richest and most powerful of the states, and had exhausted its need for slaves.

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Aprons...

     Aprons are making a comeback, at least I think they are. I see them in gift stores, home stores, clothing stores, everywhere…

My grandmother, better known as Nanny, always had an apron on – but she always had a dress on too. 328 more words

A Conspiracy History of the World, Andy Thomas

(I’m re-posting this video for educational purposes, in accordance with ‘fair use’ provisions in the copyright act; this blog is not monetized)

Modern History

Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series

We are pleased to announce our upcoming appearance at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, as part of the prestigious Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series on April 9.

History

Our lady has history

I really enjoy that our St Francis 50 catamaran, SV Aphrodite, has been stepped on, sailed and explored by many people before us.

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Sailing

Announcement of a Twenty-First Century New Deal

This speech was born from my frustration with the terms of debate in this country. I began to imagine what would happen if the political system was functioning effectively, and the happenings of recent times got me dreaming about what America could look like. 2,935 more words

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