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A place for history buffs to discuss historical issues and expand the knowledge of our past. Whether your into US history, European history, African history, or any other, come join us!

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Finding the "Old Ones": Who really settled North America first?

Started by Jack Neulist. Last reply by Aaron F Kendrick on Wednesday. 103 Replies

Lately, I've found myself interested in a subject far outside my specialty.I grew up in the Southwest, and I've heard some stories about "Old Ones" etc. who predated the Indians. Until last year, I'd…Continue

Does 'Man History' Exist?

Started by Billy Street. Last reply by Vytautas Apr 9. 29 Replies

During my years at school and university, the idea of 'man history' and kept cropping up every now and then. The general idea, mainly put forward by my female friends, was that men would be much more…Continue

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What parts of American or other history is the right wing targeting?

Started by John M. Dolph. Last reply by Aaron F Kendrick Apr 3. 68 Replies

Perhaps some of you heard of the Texas School Book Commission decision to remove Thomas Jefferson from history texts, presumably because he is pretty much half of the Federalist Papers in which…Continue

If the Confederacy Had Won?

Started by t-train. Last reply by Aaron F Kendrick Apr 3. 90 Replies

I'm starting this to see what you history buffs here would think America would be like if the Confederacy had won the Civil War.  Here's what I think;1)  The existence of an indendent state in the…Continue

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Comment by John Muir on March 1, 2014 at 9:54am
Comment by Jordan Johnson on March 1, 2014 at 9:16am

Looking for a good book on George Washington, any suggestions?

Comment by Pale Horse on February 13, 2014 at 9:56am

Every time I see the pic for this group, I think "Ark of the Covenant? We don't have many people asking for those. Twenty bucks is the best I can do."

Comment by Karl Helweg on December 17, 2013 at 9:42pm

December 17, 1903

Comment by Bob Giraldi on December 6, 2013 at 10:06pm

My dad was at Pearl Harbor on 12/07/41, he was 23. Fortunately he survived with no injuries,  he was Army infantry. He was in for the duration, didn't come home until we dropped the bomb on Japan.  My dad emmigrated to the US from Italy at the age of 8, became a citizen, and joined up early in 1941.  

Comment by Andrew D, USA Ret on December 6, 2013 at 8:33pm

My father was 18 in 1941.  He, his two brothers, and four of my great uncles all joined a few months later.  My father started off as a tail-gunner on B-24 bombers, one of his brothers and my four great uncles were all Army infantry and one uncle was an anti-tank gunner.   Happily, all returned from direct combat action, and all were very happy we A-bombed Japan and they could go home. 

Comment by Karl Helweg on December 6, 2013 at 5:32pm
Comment by Karl Helweg on November 4, 2013 at 4:01pm

Don't you Remember,
The Fifth of November,
'Twas Gunpowder Treason Day,
I let off my gun,
And made'em all run.
And Stole all their Bonfire away!

Has it been a YEAR since someone posted here????

Comment by Vytautas on November 5, 2012 at 8:51am

Don't you Remember,
The Fifth of November,
'Twas Gunpowder Treason Day,
I let off my gun,
And made'em all run.
And Stole all their Bonfire away!

Comment by David J. on November 3, 2012 at 4:37pm

Last month, I gave two decently attended lectures based upon my graduate work.  I would like to transform my research into a book.  However, I don't want to root myself in academia.  Can anyone recommend good popular publishers to whom I I could submit a book proposal?

 

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