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Black Sails and Blackbeard’s Downfall

I have been watching Black Sails on Starz movie channel since 2014. As its title implies, this show is about pirates and their endless struggle to control Nassau. Every episode was like a high budget movie but I am saddened … Continue reading

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American Intelligence Before Attack On Pearl Harbor

December 7, 1941 was truly a date that will forever live in infamy but could the attack have been prevented? Some argue that if Japanese ambassadors met with Americans in Alaska to resolve diplomatic issues in November 1941 that war … Continue reading

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Jefferson And The Tripoli Pirates Book Review

I recently finished an interesting book written by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yeager called, “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.” It was an interesting book about a little known American War; The Barbary War. Despite not being well known, this … Continue reading

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The Plight of The Kurds in Turkey

Syria has virtually become a battleground over recent years with the rise of ISIS and the Syrian Civil War. Apparently more conflict is stirring in neighboring Turkey, which is a member of NATO. In Turkey’s southeastern province, the Kurdish minority … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee Crisis: Accepting Refugees is the American Way

I am getting concerned recently about xenophobic statements regarding the acceptance of Syrian refugees. Many governors in the United States are refusing to accept refugees for fear that terrorists are sneaking within their ranks. While this is a legitimate fear, … Continue reading

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Origins of Halloween

The festivities of Halloween have already begun, but do we really know the origins and traditions that started it all? You may be surprised to learn that Halloween was started almost 2,000 years ago by the ancient Celts. During this … Continue reading

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Bingeworthy History Shows

Recently there has been a sudden rush of history related television series that are totally “bingeworthy” and packed with high quality battle scenes. If you are bored this summer check out these three series. The shows that I’m speaking of … Continue reading

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