Crypto-Catholics At Jamestown?

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The archaeology feeds have been buzzing with news of a discovery at a dig in Jamestown, Virginia. The graves of four people are being excavated, among them prominent leader Captain Jeffrey Archer, one of the leading  opponents of Captain John Smith. This was found with Archer’s coffin (in situ): Here it is cleaned up: Inside they [Read More...]

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The NAACP Sets Its Sights on Stone Mountain

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The figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson carved into the face of Georgia’s Stone Mountain form the largest bas-relief in the world. That they also depict three men who took up arms against their nation and helped plunge this country into its bloodiest period in history, all in the name of a [Read More...]

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Two Parenting Stories From the Country That Used to Be America

Hardened Criminal #1: Stay-at-home suburban mom lets kids ride scooters on her cul-de-sac. Pain-in-the-ass neighbor calls to complain. Idiot cops fail to tell neighbor to get bent, and instead arrest the mother for child endangerment: overnight in jail, orange jumpsuit, 18 hours behind bars and all. Hardened Criminal #2: Working, lower-income mom gets daughter a [Read More...]

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Thomas Jefferson’s Tavern Ale [Review]

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After I put up this post, a reader* was kind enough buy me a six pack (thanks!), so I decided on a new rule: you buy ‘em, I’ll review ‘em. I’d been wanting to try the Ales of the Revolution series from Yards Brewing Company, a local brewer from Philadelphia. They make Thomas Jefferson’s Tavern [Read More...]

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The Digital Pamphlet

The American Revolution was fueled in part by pamphlets: cheap, short booklets that bypassed conventional publishing routs and brought new ideas straight to the masses. It’s hard to imagine the revolution without Thomas Paine’s Common Sense and the ability of colonists to express and share ideas inexpensively and rapidly thanks to the printing press and a literate [Read More...]

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