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On Native land

Hi. My name is Rachel, and I’m white. Very white. I sunburn easily, I dance pathetically, and spicy foods are the death of me.

So when I say I’ve spent the last six months living on an Indian reservation, I fully expect you to raise a skeptical eyebrow at me. 2,259 more words

On this day: John Wilkes Booth was shot and killed

On the 26th of April, 1865, John Wilkes Booth was cornered and shot dead in Port Royal, Virginia. Twelve days earlier he had assassinated US President Abraham Lincoln in Washington D.C.


From Candles To LED.

Over the years, residents of Wayne County, Indiana have used several methods to light their homes. The following accounts are from the 1872 book titled; The History Of Wayne County, by Andrew White Young: 1,104 more words

Historic Richmond Information & Photos

Take a close look at Abraham Lincoln's eyes ...

What’s unusual about Abraham Lincoln’s eyes?

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In many ways, the coming of the Civil War challenged the ideology of Victorian domesticity that had defined the lives of men and women in the antebellum era. 905 more words

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