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A is for Anishinaabe

For the first day of my A to Z Challenge, I resisted choosing the arena for the War of 1812 – America. But first what caused the conflict? 630 more words

Writing

History's Heroes

My son came home a bit confused after studying the War of 1812 in history class.  “Mama, do you know who Laura Secord is?”  No, I admitted. 309 more words

Astoria (a book review)

Astoria, by Peter Stark.

Subtitle: Astor and Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire – A Tale of Ambition and Survival on the Early America Frontier.

If there’s anything a lengthy subtitle teaches us, it’s that the book is probably non-fiction. 652 more words

Books

This Month in Delaware…

Commodore Jacob Jones, a naval hero of the War of 1812, was born on a farm near Smyrna in March 1768. Orphaned while still a young child, he had a somewhat shaky start in life but went on to study medicine before joining the US Navy as a Midshipman in 1799. 190 more words

Just Delaware

Presidential Oddities: James Madison the 4th President 1809 – 1817.

All American Presidents have some kind of oddity associated with them or their administration. The 4th President of the United States, James Madison was no exception. 392 more words

United States

The Deep South, part two: The Adventure Continues

I saw an alligator today and, let’s be real people, I was super excited.

In today’s edition of “I’m in the South,” I’m sunburned and Zayn Malik quit One Direction.  941 more words

On The Road Again

The War of 1812

The Great and Powerful A to Z Theme Reveal Blogfest!

 What were you taught about The War of 1812 in school? Who actually won it? Who lost? 506 more words

A To Z Challenge