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$2.00 A Day: Living on Almost Nothing In America

$2.00 A Day: Living On Almost Nothing In America By Katheryn J Edin and Luke Schaefer, 2015 After the Civil War in the 1870s, Aid was created for the Windows of the War.  That was about all that was available … Continue reading

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Las Cruces 2016

Las Cruces Las Cruces is the City of Crosses.  It is 3,908 feet above sea level.  The Rio Grande provides the Mesilla Valley with water for agriculture.  It has an estimated population of 101,643. It is 56% Hispanic or Latino, … Continue reading

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A Peace Reader

The Peace Reader Joseph Fahey, Richard Armstrong, 1984 Europeans did not conquer North America without Violence. Yet some deliberately sought in these colonial ventures to establish peace practices. That gave new dimensions to the western peace traditions. Customarily Indians viewed … Continue reading

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High Priestess of Steampunk

High Priestess of Steampunk I read the 2009 book Boneshaker by Cherie Priest in 2012. I was hooked after that. I recently had discovered the genre of Steampunk and read that Priest was one of the best and most popular … Continue reading

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19th Century Women Writers

   19th Century Women Writers When I began the project of putting together a syllabus for a class I found that there were a number of excellent anthologies out there that dealt with Nineteenth Century women writers and poets, but … Continue reading

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Peter Dial Lykins and the Civil War

Peter Dial Lykins March 4, 2002 From Donald Frisby via Madge Lykins Fackler In the 1860s the United States was being torn apart with disagreements over slavery and states rights.  The leaders of the Confederacy were predominately Democrats and the … Continue reading

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An Eminent Campbeltonian

An Eminent Campbeltonian by H Ferguson HTML Article Retrieved May 31, 2002 In the last century Campbeltown, Scotland, made a contribution to the development of India far out of proportion to the size of the town.  It would take a … Continue reading

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