The Quasi-War

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You may think that following the Revolutionary War, the United States wasn’t involved in another war with a foreign nation until the War of 1812—but that’s not entirely true. America was involved in two unofficial wars during this time, one … Continue reading

Human Valentine

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Are you fretting this Valentine’s Day about the perfect gift to give that special someone? The usual flowers, red teddy bears and heart-shaped chocolate boxes just aren’t going to cut it this year, you think to yourself. Something more significant … Continue reading

Sufferings in Africa

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Abraham Lincoln’s authorized campaign biography of 1860 lists the books that influenced Lincoln in his formative years: the Bible, Aesop’s Fables, Pilgrim’s Progress, biographies on Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, and Riley’s Narrative. While the majority of these books are likely … Continue reading