“Feminism is defined as the belief in social, political and economic equality between the sexes” (Issitt, 2013). There have been waves of the feminist movement in America” the Suffragette Movement, the movements of the 1960’s – 1980’s, and the modern-day expanses which have moved into a more all-inclusive movement. Each era of the feminist movement […]Read More
The Tragedy at Harper’s Ferry. A poor plan or the genius of a martyr? John Brown was born on May 9, 1800, in Torrington, Connecticut. A Calvinist, Brown believed that God would bring down wrath and justice against the slave owners. He often quoted the biblical passage Hebrews 9:22 “Without shedding of blood there is no […]Read More
The Short Lived State Nation of Franklin If you are like most individuals you will have no issue naming the states that make up the United States of America. However, if you were asked to name a state (or Nation) within the Union, that no longer exists, could you? On August 23, 1784, […]Read More
Yesterday was July 4th and the United States of America celebrated the anniversary of its freedom from the rule of King George III. I took note of the posts on social media yesterday, to see if anyone mentioned the reasons behind the split from colonies to independent rule.