November 18th, 2007


Page 161

So I’ve been tagged by Chery at Nordic Blue for the “161″ meme. In this meme, one dislcoses the contents of the sixth sentence on page 161 of one’s current read. I’ve read a lot lately, but when the tag came in, I was in the midst of Dudley Taylor Cornish‘s The Sable Arm, which tells the story of black …Continue reading →

Rise Above the Noise and Confusion . . .The Civil War Starts in the Heartland

Our Story So Far: In 1820, the United States Congress decided to link what had been several separate measures to admit Missouri (a slave state) and Maine (a free state) to the Union and to prohibit slavery in the territories north and west of Missouri. This legislative package was known as the Missouri Compromise. The idea was to maintain a …Continue reading →

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