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We Hold These Truths… (Repost 2013)

I am not a very patriotic person – I do not wave the flag, pledge allegiance to it, or constantly

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The Lutheran Church and the War Between the States

Since Joel has been talking about the war between the States, I thought I would post a paper I wrote

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Robert E. Lee on Slavery

Robert E. Lee letter dated December 27, 1856: I was much pleased the with President’s message. His views of the

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Jefferson Davis’s Inaugural Address

Jefferson Davis’s Inaugural Address Montgomery, Alabama, February, 1861 Gentlemen of the Congress of the Confederate States of America: Called to

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The Black Slave Owners in the United States

Have we ever really dealt with our history? I am almost willing to bet that as the country launches into

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Alexander H. Stephens – Cornerstone Speech

Delivered onĀ  March 21, 1861 at Savannah, Georgia When perfect quiet is restored, I shall proceed. I cannot speak so

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It began, at this moment, 150 years ago – Ft. Sumter fired upon

Although, technically, Stonewall Jackson was already winning skirmishes. I may or may not post periodically on this terrible and awesome