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Confederate Flag (wikipedia)
Politics United States

The Confederate Flag

The Confederate flag has caused a lot of tension in America over the past 150 years. In 1861, the Civil War occurred and in August a protest happened in Charlottesville, Virginia. Slavery has affected today, because people are still racist. Even after a good 100 years, there is so much […]

Civil War Soldier and his Family (NBC News)
United States

The Forgotten Solution

Imagine if the whole African American race in the United States was absent. Not only would the people themselves removed from the country but all of their culture to. Things like jazz just erased from American culture as a whole. What event could lead to this kind of massive change […]

Graphs of estimated United States Federal Spending in 1811 and 1814
(Source: usgovernmentspending.com)
United States

The US Budget and 1812

With countries like North Korea being potential threats for nuclear war, the United States has been demonstrating its military power and flexing it’s muscle in a act to keep its neighbors in check. This isn’t something new, however, as our nation has been doing this for centuries ever since the […]

People praying for relief from the bubonic plague, circa 1350. Original Artwork: Designed by E Corbould, lithograph by F Howard. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
World

Concerning Conquest: Europeans and Aliens

Expect the unexpected. Fear the unknown. Impending danger exists everywhere, and it is now necessary to be concerned about alien visitation on Earth. Research has raised concerns with alien communication with Earth and the detrimental effects of contact. The largest concern among researchers: disease. Other factors, like their technology and […]

Christopher Columbus (wikipedia)
Politics United States World

The Celebrated False Hero

“They … brought us parrots and balls of cotton and spears and many other things, which they exchanged for the glass beads and hawks’ bells. They willingly traded everything they owned… . They were well-built, with good bodies and handsome features…. They do not bear arms, and do not know […]

Splash Mountain and Slavery
United States

Splash Mountain and Slavery

Splash, slavery, and South… what do all of these words have in common? Splash Mountain. You’re probably thinking, “how does slavery and the South go with Splash Mountain?” We’ve all ridden this happy ride, singing along to zip-a-dee-doo-dah while awaiting the well-known drop into a splash of water at the […]