Monthly Archives: February 2007

What I am Reading…

I have several books that I am either in the process of reading or just finishing up and want to share them with you briefly. Tales from Spandau: Nazi Criminals and the Cold War Norman J. W. Goda Ohio University, … Continue reading

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1860 Census Report: Union & Confederate States Immigrants

As I start to do some more work on my U.S. History A course and my Civil War unit I want to have my students work with data such as immigration and come up with a prediction(s) and thesis. Obviously … Continue reading

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Putting History on Trial and Other Moral Options…

There is a post on Civil Warriors that I found through Civil War Memory that sparked my interest. I have been for the past 4-5 weeks in the throws of my first fulltime teaching experience at high school. I am … Continue reading

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James M. McPherson’s Q & A

Today’s The Troy Messenger has a recap of Dr. James M. McPherson’s Q&A with a local enthusiast group. “For the South, the principle issue of the Civil War was independence,” McPherson said. “For the North, it was national sovereignty. Slavery … Continue reading

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