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Native American healing practices can be thought of as antiquated and of little modern use. But in this day of advanced scientific research methods and quest for more natural remedies for common ailments, there is growing evidence that the medical knowledge of early Native Americans is applicable to pharmacological research…

How does America solve the issue of older generations continually hogging positions of power within the halls of government? America’s founders desired that each generation would be free to practice self-determination. Thomas Paine who traveled, lived, and wrote some of the most influential works in both America and France during…

Washington as Statesman at the Constitutional Convention, 1856 (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts)

The United States Constitution is an amazing document, and is a combination of not just governmental structure but of philosophical development. As much as people may hate some of the Founding Fathers for various reasons, James Madison did an amazing job of codifying a system of government that was based…

Voting in America has had a long and troubling history, which is why it is important that all citizens understand the pain and suffering that their predecessors endured to enable today’s citizens the liberty that they possess. …

Was the Civil War about States rights? Yes. Was the Civil War about slavery? Also yes, it was about a State’s right to allow slavery. Would the Civil War still occured if the practice of slavery was banned with at the writing of the US Constitution? Possible, but unlikely. …

The United States is arguably one of the most powerful nations on earth, in terms of military, economic powerhouse, and cultural influence. A long history filled with warfare and technological advancements has helped to catapult this nation to that level. But in reaching the zenith of influence, we as a…

John DeLee

Father, Husband, Current Graduate Student (American History), and former US Army Officer.

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