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What About All The King’s Men?

The more I read books by Edmund Morgan, the more I am captivated by his narrative and find significant power behind his historical arguments.  The Birth of the Republic, 1763-89, is no exception to this rule. I bought this book

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Posted in Colonial America, Historical Finds, Some Of The History We Write, Stories Of Events, Thoughts from Other Historians

Gilbert Tennent and some thoughts on Colonial America’s Anti-Catholicism

Hi friends, So for Colonial America this past semester, I had to tell the story of a primary source document.  I found this interesting sermon by a Great Awakening pastor named Gilbert Tennent.  He preached a sermon on English exceptionalism

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Posted in Historical Finds, Some Of The History We Write, Stories Of Events

The Life Of A History Major During Finals Week

The end is near, the end is here! I’m about to finish up my second year of college, and I cannot believe it.  Of course, I do still have one more thing left to do. . . The dreaded finals.

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Posted in Some Simple Rants On History, Teaching History, The Ways Historians Think

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