Tag Archives: history

When A Son Loves His Father

I wasn’t very old when George H.W. Bush was elected President of the United States.  I was only in sixth grade.  I don’t remember much about his presidency beyond Operation Just Cause in December of 1989 when the United States … Continue reading

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Fortune’s Children Examines the Rise and the Fall of the Vanderbilt Family

Ward McAllister said that it took three generations to become a gentleman.  As Mrs. Astor’s cohort and guide to the highest of high society of New York City during the Gilded Age, he always had the last word when it come … Continue reading

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A look at Slavery: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

I’m a bit of a history buff.  I enjoy historical books if they aren’t too dry.  Quite a while ago I looking through the free kindle books and I found one with the title of Incidents in the Life of … Continue reading

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Finding a Shotgun for Hire

If you read the previous post, Uncovering The Pontotoc Conspiracy, you know the last book I read was a fictionalized account of the Gus Bobbitt slaying and the vigilante justice carried out by the citizens of Ada, Oklahoma.  Imagine my … Continue reading

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