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What Robert E. Lee Wrote to The Times About Slavery in 1858 By JACEY FORTIN

  General Robert E. Lee in May 1869. Credit Library of Congress One day in January, a few years before the Civil War, Robert E. Lee wrote to The New York Times, seeking a correction. The man who would become … Continue reading

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Miracle At Dunkirk by Victor Davis Hanson

A quarter-million troops of the British Expeditionary Force, together with about 140,000 French and Belgian soldiers, were safely evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk, France between May 26 and June 4, 1940, in one of the largest successful maritime evacuations … Continue reading

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America, Bless God

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The Great Uprising: How a Powder Revolutionized Baking By Ben Panko

Before baking powder hit the scene in 1856, making cake was not a piece of cake Today, if you need to make a last-minute birthday cake, you can grab a box of Betty Crocker cake mix, whisk it with some … Continue reading

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Mary And Her Little Lamb

The childhood nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb” is familiar to all, but did you know it’s based on a real Mary and a real lamb and a real incident that took place at school? The real Mary, Mary … Continue reading

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The Bible Project–1st and 2nd Chronicles

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Review of A Secret Well Kept

            A Secret Well Kept: The Untold Story of Sir Vernon Kell, Founder of MI5, is the biography of a man who rendered an indispensable service to his country, the details of which are only now being uncovered. The narrative … Continue reading

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