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Founding Father James Madison Is Focus of Monday's KAZI Book Review

Tune in to KAZI 88.7FM Monday at 8 a.m. CST/9am EST for my interview with historian David O. Stewart, author of MADISON”S GIFT: Five Partnerships That Built America. 272 more words

KAZI Interview

The Week in Early American History

It’s commencement season around the United States, so we wish a hearty congratulations to all of our readers (and our students) graduating this month. Now, straight on to the links! 403 more words


The USS Mansart

Monitor and Merrimack. Yes, these civil war ironclads are famous, known to historian and schoolchild alike. But who remembers the truly first ironclad submergible? The story of its fatal maiden voyage could conjure up an oceanographic extravaganza of Jules Verne operatic proportions. 713 more words

Writing Competition

The Sky is Falling...........Really!

On the evening of May 12, 2015 and Amtrak train derailed just outside of Philadelphia. What we know is that 8 people died. What we know is that over 200 people were injured. 717 more words

Point Of View Columns

An Amish Veteran of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812

Not all Mennonites or Amish in Pennsylvania maintained neutrality during the Revolutionary War. Herman Hostetter, the grandson of Amish bishop Jacob Hostetter of Manor Township in Lancaster County, joined the Bucks County Volunteers, and linked with General William Howe’s British forces in Philadelphia in 1778. 349 more words


Lessons learnt for next year's A to Z Challenge

2015 A to Z Blogging Challenge Reflections

Reflecting on how I survived the Challenge is hard, but I do know that I’m wearing the T-shirt as I write – and I’m okay. 354 more words

War Of 1812

Book Review

Toll, Ian, Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the US Navy, Norton Publishing, New York, 2007- ISBN 978-0-393-05847-5

Ian Toll has written that rare book… … 380 more words