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The Founding Fathers

The Constitution’s framers were flawed like today’s politicians, so it’s high time we stop embalming them in infallibility. by Simon Schama June 26, 2011     http://www.newsweek.com/2011/06/26/the-founding-fathers-were-flawed.html   He may have written the Declaration of Independence, but were he around today Thomas Jefferson wouldn’t have a prayer of winning the Republican nomination, much less the presidency. […]

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Before the Trail of Tears

The beginning of the end of sovereignty of the Cherokee Nation and her people was set in motion by the Treaty of Hopewell in the fall of 1785. This treaty stated that the Cherokee people be, “under the protection of the United States of America and of no other sovereign whatsoever,”. Old Tassel, also known […]

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Battle of Little Bighorn

Jun 25, 1876:  “Comanche,” the only survivor of the Custer Massacre, 1876 Battle of Little Bighorn. (2011). The History Channel website. Retrieved 9:41, June 25, 2011, from http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/battle-of-little-bighorn. On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat the U.S. Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a bloody battle near […]

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