The Men Who Blazed the Oregon Trail

Eventually, Stuart’s route became well known. American settlers began following the route to Oregon -the Oregon Trail. Similarly, Mormons used the route to reach Utah, and Fortyniners crossed the South Pass to California during the Gold Rush.

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The Pandemic that Depopulated America

Thus, America’s Sunbelt has become the epicenter of a pandemic that could destroy the region’s economy and political order. Frighteningly, a similar but far worse catastrophe struck the Sunbelt States almost 500 years ago.

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Is America on the Verge of Revolution?

We need to fear attacks on statues because revolutions are revolts of the powerless. Revolutionaries attack statues of dead leaders because they are symbols of power.

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Lessons You can Learn From George Washington

Washington successfully formed and led the Continental Army and won the Revolutionary War because he sought and accepted expert help.

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The Gay Prussian Baron Who Created the U.S. Army

Strangely, many historians regard a gay Prussian Baron; and not George Washington, as the father of the United States Army.

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Two Battles that Made America you probably never heard of

Thus the popular view of the American frontier as a brutal struggle for survival between whites and indigenous peoples is false. In reality, the indigenous peoples were usually incapable of resisting American military power. Thus the clearing of the frontier was a government project implemented by professional soldiers not a struggle by settlers.

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