Category Archives: American History

5 Facts About Independence Day

Independence Day!  The Fourth of July!  It’s here. Why not spend a few moments with your kids teaching them some facts about this all important American holiday? It is vital that parents spend time educating their children about our country’s … Continue reading

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Forget the Fourth of July

That is what most people do. Ok, they don’t forget to have picnics, take the day off work, drink adult beverages, run in races, and watch fireworks.  No one forgets it is a holiday–a time to relax and have fun. But … Continue reading

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Should We “Celebrate” Memorial Day?

Imagine you waved good bye to your husband as he trudged off to war.  He hah been there before and came home so you were concerned but less than last time.  However, the unthinkable happened and now you are a young widow with a small child who … Continue reading

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Why Protect the Second Amendment?

When the founders of our country set about creating a form of government that the world had never before seen, one of the compromises they agreed to was the Bill of Rights.  The Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights … Continue reading

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Snow, Mud and Blood at Valley Forge

Walking back to a hotel in Omaha recently we were assaulted by strong winds and icy snow.  The temperature dropped quickly and we were trying to hurry back to get warm.  Even though I was wearing adequate clothing for the conditions, I was … Continue reading

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