The Civil War

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Sun-Sentinel
As monuments to the Confederacy are removed from public squares, new ones are quietly being erecteda good cause and our ancestors fought for what they thought was right.” While
Sun-Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
a good cause and our ancestors fought for what they thought was right.” While most historians agree that the root cause of the Civil War was slavery, a significant number of Americans, particularly in the South, have been taught the war was about... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
ECC history professors: Confederate symbols sign of white supremacyand business professor Clark Hallpike — gave those in attendance a history less
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
and business professor Clark Hallpike — gave those in attendance a history lesson on Confederate symbols dating back to the Civil War. Much of the one-hour event revolved around "The Myth of the Lost Cause," an ideology historians have said... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
As monuments to the Confederacy are removed from public squares, new ones are quietly being erecteda good cause and our ancestors fought for what they thought was right.” While
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
a good cause and our ancestors fought for what they thought was right.” While most historians agree that the root cause of the Civil War was slavery, a significant number of Americans, particularly in the South, have been taught the war was about... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
ECC history professors: Confederate symbols sign of white supremacyand business professor Clark Hallpike — gave those in attendance a history less
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
and business professor Clark Hallpike — gave those in attendance a history lesson on Confederate symbols dating back to the Civil War. Much of the one-hour event revolved around "The Myth of the Lost Cause," an ideology historians have said... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
As monuments to the Confederacy are removed from public squares, new ones are quietly being erecteda good cause and our ancestors fought for what they thought was right.” While
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
a good cause and our ancestors fought for what they thought was right.” While most historians agree that the root cause of the Civil War was slavery, a significant number of Americans, particularly in the South, have been taught the war was about... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
A rich track record: 150-year-old railroad played big part in growth of Columbia, University of Missourimore students to attend the university. In 1854, the North Missouri Railroad be
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 2 hours ago
more students to attend the university. In 1854, the North Missouri Railroad began construction to Centralia. During the Civil War era, there were rumors of the university moving to Sedalia because it already had a railroad. Rollins, along... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Gettysburg Blue-Gray Half Marathon supports paralyzed veteransNorth or gray for the South. They can pick their team based off where they are
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 hours ago
North or gray for the South. They can pick their team based off where they are from or where their ancestors lived during the Civil War. Some were trying to beat their time from last year. Liam, an eight year old, said, “It made me really happy... Read more
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ajc.com
Atlanta Mayor's Race: Look back on the history of city leaderscity's best-known companies. ROBERT CONNELL / AJC FILE • Fifteen of Atlanta’s
ajc.com / Posted 7 hours ago
city's best-known companies. ROBERT CONNELL / AJC FILE • Fifteen of Atlanta’s mayors served in the Confederate army during the Civil War. Two mayors fled the South during the war: Nedom L. Angier, who fled to New York via Cuba, and John H. James,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Eamon de Valera: Unfulfilled academic with an iron will‘history wars’ seeking to promote specific narratives of events and personaliti
The Irish Times / Posted 8 hours ago
‘history wars’ seeking to promote specific narratives of events and personalities in the period 1916-23 began even before the Civil War was over. This has left a lasting trace on how de Valera is seen and discussed. It is remarkable how many of... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Going A-Z ... Ducks, Beavers and the Royce Freeman vs. LaMichael debateOregon won't beat Washington. And if Justin Herbert doesn't return, they don't
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Oregon won't beat Washington. And if Justin Herbert doesn't return, they don't have a favorable shot against Arizona. The Civil War is the other possible win, sure. But The O's Ken Goe says beating Utah is a task even a punchless team might... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rare anti-fascist Spanish civil war posters go on saleAs Spain teeters on the brink and Catalonia compares the prime minister to FRAN
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
As Spain teeters on the brink and Catalonia compares the prime minister to FRANCO, rare anti-fascist posters from the civil war go up for auction Seven anti-fascist posters from the Spanish Civil War are to go on sale The 1930s collection is... Read more
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The Irish Times
Eamon de Valera: Unfulfilled academic who achieved with an iron will‘history wars’ seeking to promote specific narratives of events and personaliti
The Irish Times / Posted 9 hours ago
‘history wars’ seeking to promote specific narratives of events and personalities in the period 1916-23 began even before the Civil War was over. This has left a lasting trace on how de Valera is seen and discussed. It is remarkable how many of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Fall Muster cancelled for Sundaydressed in historical costumes, complete with weapons and tents that mirror wha
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 hours ago
dressed in historical costumes, complete with weapons and tents that mirror what it was like to be a soldier in the during the Civil War. Many spent Friday night sleeping on the grounds in preparation for the weekend event. As soldiers, the... Read more
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Reuters
Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fightAugust, a Hamas leader said that Iran was again its biggest provider of money a
Reuters / Posted 13 hours ago
August, a Hamas leader said that Iran was again its biggest provider of money and arms after years of tension over the civil war in Syria. Hamas had angered Tehran by refusing to support its ally, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, in the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
As monuments to the Confederacy are removed from public squares, new ones are quietly being erectedto honor our ancestors.— Hank Van Slyke, Sons of Confederate Veterans While mo
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
to honor our ancestors.— Hank Van Slyke, Sons of Confederate Veterans While most historians agree that the root cause of the Civil War was slavery, a significant number of Americans, particularly in the South, have been taught the war was about... Read more
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The Columbian
Historian takes on myths on Grantmyths about Grant: that he was a crude and brutal general; that he was a hopele
The Columbian / Posted 14 hours ago
myths about Grant: that he was a crude and brutal general; that he was a hopeless alcoholic who somehow stumbled through the Civil War in a drunken stupor; and that he oversaw a failed presidency marked by corruption and nepotism,” says Chernow,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Why NO vote on Constitutional Convention is important to youquite like it. Whether it could function and survive was a very real question -
Staten Island Advance / Posted 15 hours ago
quite like it. Whether it could function and survive was a very real question -- a question which would be resolved by the Civil War. Perhaps the most important factor our revolutionary ancestors could not foresee is the influence of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People on the MoveSHEAR is a scholarly association dedicated to exploring the events and meaning
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 17 hours ago
SHEAR is a scholarly association dedicated to exploring the events and meaning of United States history before the Civil War. She holds a doctorate in American history and visual studies from the University of Southern California, Los... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
From war to peace: A Kinmen war veteran's accountChina, Tung joined the KMT army when he was only 15 years old. He came to Taiwa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 hours ago
China, Tung joined the KMT army when he was only 15 years old. He came to Taiwan with the KMT in 1949, after the party lost the civil war to the Chinese Communist Party and has since made Kinmen his home. The island, just 2km off China's... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Bridgeport orchestra celebrates Spain as part of “Revolutions” seriesCasals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concer
Connecticut Post / Posted 23 hours ago
Casals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concerts. Casals was forced to leave Spain after the Civil War, and always dedicated “El cant dels ocels” to “the soul of my country, Catalonia,” the GBS pointed out. A... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Bridgeport orchestra celebrates Spain as part of “Revolutions” seriesCasals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concer
Greenwich Time / Posted 23 hours ago
Casals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concerts. Casals was forced to leave Spain after the Civil War, and always dedicated “El cant dels ocels” to “the soul of my country, Catalonia,” the GBS pointed out. A... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Bridgeport orchestra celebrates Spain as part of “Revolutions” seriesCasals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concer
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
Casals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concerts. Casals was forced to leave Spain after the Civil War, and always dedicated “El cant dels ocels” to “the soul of my country, Catalonia,” the GBS pointed out. A... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Bridgeport orchestra celebrates Spain as part of “Revolutions” seriesCasals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concer
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Casals. Casals’ “Song of the Birds” was the opening piece for all of his concerts. Casals was forced to leave Spain after the Civil War, and always dedicated “El cant dels ocels” to “the soul of my country, Catalonia,” the GBS pointed out. A... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Smith: Taking note of history in Music CityJackson. Old Hickory was an advocate of preserving the union before it split a
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted yesterday
Jackson. Old Hickory was an advocate of preserving the union before it split apart a half century later with the coming of the Civil War. His preferred cause was advancing the rights of the common man and he has been ranked as high as sixth as the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Tahoe author to talk about her first bookis a work of historical fiction set in 1867 Bridgeport The book tells the story
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
is a work of historical fiction set in 1867 Bridgeport The book tells the story of a young man who came west after the Civil War and stops in Bridgeport, where he buys an old ranch. Historical tidbits are laced through the story, with... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Food & Fun Calendar, Oct. 22-28, 2017cultures and times in a distinctively American tapestry. Lyrical, intense and u
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
cultures and times in a distinctively American tapestry. Lyrical, intense and uncompromising, “Jesus Moonwalks” transforms the Civil War into a contemporary epic poem. Tickets: kutheatre.com or call (785) 864-3982. Season tickets for all eight... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
McDaniel College celebrates its 150th birthdayin McDaniel’s annual Homecoming on the Hill event and to celebrate the 150th bi
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
in McDaniel’s annual Homecoming on the Hill event and to celebrate the 150th birthday of an institution that began after the Civil War as Western Maryland College. Events included campus walking tours, receptions, a memorial bell ringing and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Tahoe author to about her first bookis a work of historical fiction set in 1867 Bridgeport The book tells the story
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
is a work of historical fiction set in 1867 Bridgeport The book tells the story of a young man who came west after the Civil War and stops in Bridgeport, where he buys an old ranch. Historical tidbits are laced through the story, with... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Annual Fall Muster brings history to life at Beauvoirparts of the country. Salassi said some of her ancestors fought for the Union,
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted yesterday
parts of the country. Salassi said some of her ancestors fought for the Union, and some fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. "We have to preserve history, because you can't change history, as much as some nowadays are trying to. So,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Annual Fall Muster brings history to life at Beauvoirparts of the country. Salassi said some of her ancestors fought for the Union,
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
parts of the country. Salassi said some of her ancestors fought for the Union, and some fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. "We have to preserve history, because you can't change history, as much as some nowadays are trying to. So,... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Dark days: October marks 155th anniversary of hangingoverthrowing the confederacy had joined this organization,” Joe Cates wrote, “b
Wise County Messenger / Posted yesterday
overthrowing the confederacy had joined this organization,” Joe Cates wrote, “believing its aims to be a peaceful ending of the Civil War.” The Confederate government, however, saw the threat of an uprising or even an invasion by Northern troops,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Trump says end of Islamic State’s caliphate ‘in sight’ after Raqqa’s fallin January 2014, the time when the city was declared the capital of the terrori
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
in January 2014, the time when the city was declared the capital of the terrorist group’s so-called “caliphate”. During the civil war in Raqqa, the local population lived in a cross-fire of destruction brought about by continuous conflict... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
HCC Lifelong Learning courses to begin in NovemberCommunity College will begin in early November. November courses will include
The Journal-Standard / Posted yesterday
Community College will begin in early November. November courses will include Using Spreadsheets Everyday, Basic Look at the Civil War 1861-1865, Internet Browsers, Next Steps Genealogy, World War II in the Pacific and 3D Printing. For a full... Read more
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FOX News
Defeating ISIS isn’t enough: Trump urgently needs a new Syria policyfailure to tackle the complexities and prepare for the future. Obama administr
FOX News / Posted yesterday
failure to tackle the complexities and prepare for the future. Obama administration officials were mostly idle and mute as the civil war and the tragic human toll escalated out of control. They did little or nothing in response to the Bashar Assad... Read more
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FOX News
Defeating ISIS isn’t enough: Trump urgently needs a new Syria policyfailure to tackle the complexities and prepare for the future. Obama administr
FOX News / Posted yesterday
failure to tackle the complexities and prepare for the future. Obama administration officials were mostly idle and mute as the civil war and the tragic human toll escalated out of control. They did little or nothing in response to the Bashar Assad... Read more
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dna
Liberation of Raqqa 'critical breakthrough' in campaign to defeat ISIS: Donald Trumpin January 2014, the time when the city was declared the capital of the terrori
dna / Posted yesterday
in January 2014, the time when the city was declared the capital of the terrorist group's so-called "caliphate". During the civil war in Raqqa, the local population lived in a cross-fire of destruction brought about by continuous conflict... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
What's up with that? Are cops allowed to speed?right of the main entrance on the east side of the prison is a surviving sectio
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted yesterday
right of the main entrance on the east side of the prison is a surviving section of the original wall that was erected when the Civil War was raging, according to the facility's public information officer Pam James. The original wall, which... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Bridgeport Depot Museum Celebrates Depot’s 100th Anniversarywill kick off a day of festivities. Throughout the day there will be guided to
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
will kick off a day of festivities. Throughout the day there will be guided tours of the museum and talks by scholars on the Civil War sites and battles around Bridgeport, the history of area Native Americans, and the impact of the rail way and... Read more
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Swissinfo
Israel says it will intensify response to Syrian firesirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it w
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the civil war that has repeatedly spilled over the border. The projectiles crossed into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights... Read more
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EuroNews
GOP Faces Insurgent Threat as Midterms Loombetween insurgent candidates praising his name and incumbents being painted as
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
between insurgent candidates praising his name and incumbents being painted as creatures of the swamp he pledged to drain. The civil war, taking shape more than one year before the 2018 midterm elections, is akin to the tea party wave that helped... Read more
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Reuters
Israel says it will intensify response to Syrian firesirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it w
Reuters / Posted yesterday
sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the civil war that has repeatedly spilled over the border. The projectiles crossed into the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights... Read more
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EuroNews
Israel says will intensify response to Syrian firesirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it w
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the civil war that has repeatedly spilled over the border. The projectiles crossed into the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights... Read more
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Swissinfo
Israel says will intensify response to Syrian firesirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it w
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the civil war that has repeatedly spilled over the border. The projectiles crossed into the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights... Read more
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Reuters
Israel says will intensify response to Syrian firesirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it w
Reuters / Posted yesterday
sirens in Israeli towns on Saturday, prompting the Israeli military to say it would step up its response to stray fire from the civil war that has repeatedly spilled over the border. The projectiles crossed into the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Ron Chernow's latest historical subject: Ulysses Grantmyths about Grant: that he was a crude and brutal general; that he was a hopele
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
myths about Grant: that he was a crude and brutal general; that he was a hopeless alcoholic who somehow stumbled through the Civil War in a drunken stupor; and that he oversaw a failed presidency marked by corruption and nepotism,” says Chernow,... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Historical yarnso strongly opposed to slavery they rejected the Quaker principle of nonviolenc
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
so strongly opposed to slavery they rejected the Quaker principle of nonviolence, and joined the Union Army to fight in the Civil War, she said. What fascinates Rubinstein is that despite the Quaker reputation for austerity and plainness,... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
'You are my slave:' School ends Civil War dress-up activitya Cobb County assistant superintendent writes of the school system's assurance
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted yesterday
a Cobb County assistant superintendent writes of the school system's assurance that student dress-up activities related to the Civil War have come to an end at the school about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northwest of Atlanta. With more than 110,000... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Oct. 22great nation, as is the Alamo to San Antonio. Is it because of slavery in the C
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
great nation, as is the Alamo to San Antonio. Is it because of slavery in the Confederate states? Slavery was wrong, and the Civil War righted that wrong. Should we ban all the states that were part of the Confederacy and secede them from the... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
Dive team to search river for Civil War artifactshas contracted an archaeological dive team to search the Alabama River in Selma
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted yesterday
has contracted an archaeological dive team to search the Alabama River in Selma in hope of finding artifacts from the Civil War. According to the AHC, SEARCH Inc. will conduct surveys on four different sites in the river that were... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Historic BBC building will be preserved, promise councillorswas chosen was that it was less likely to be bombed as it wasn’t in London. Th
Reading Evening Post / Posted 2 days ago
was chosen was that it was less likely to be bombed as it wasn’t in London. The building dates back to the Norman Conquest, and has been demolished and rebuilt many times.Read More It was also used to imprison King Charles I during the Civi... Read more
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