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The Civil War was about Slavery

The Civil War was about Slavery

In a brief and well done video, Colonel Ty Seidule, the Head of the West Point History Department, completely destroys the Neo-Confederate Myth that the Civil War was about anything other than Slavery. Watch it for yourself below: I would say that pretty much clearly...

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America needs a national dialogue to heal our political battle wounds

More specifically, “In 2016, Pew reported that 45 percent of Republicans and 41 percent of Democrats felt that the other party’s policies posed a threat to the nation.” Democrats and Republicans tended to view people who supported the other party as “exceptionally...

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Can the New Activist Passion of Suburban White Women Change American Politics?

This story is important and I agree completely. And, let me add that, as someone that lived through the 60's, I think the fact that women are so engaged reminds me of how it felt during the 60's. Because their boyfriends and husbands were being shipped off to Viet...

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