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The Mexican War

Do you think that President Polk presented a war letter without the intentions of going to war? After the reading, i kind of have a personal opinion that maybe his hopes just didn’t go as he had planned? I feel like he may have presented it in hopes that Mexico would hand over the rights to … Continue reading “The Mexican War” Continue reading

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Going Back a Few Weeks

I know that in the first couple of classes we discussed Christopher Columbus but I waited to write my blog for this week knowing that today I would be one of the many to gather in front of the Rawlings Library, Many of us Italian Americans gathered before the Christopher Columbus statue this morning. We … Continue reading “Going Back a Few Weeks” Continue reading

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Democracy in America

Do you ever wonder what the world would be like today if those who once researched, made a mark, or became someone famous in America were still alive? Reading on Alexis de Tocqueville, I really started thinking on this. Throughout the reading it talks about the Education system in depth.  “Americans are taught from birth that they … Continue reading “Democracy in America” Continue reading

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Week Four Blog

One human who accomplished so much. Frederick Douglas was such an inspiration to so many I’m sure. Someone who was born into slavery and was able to escape to become a world renewed anti-slavery activist is just amazing. Someone who supported the thought that no one human should be “owned” makes me so passionate on … Continue reading “Week Four Blog” Continue reading

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Week Two Blog

Though History books tell us that Christopher Columbus was the first to discover America, do you think its possible that he was just the first to inform people about it? I have always thought about this in the past when learning about Christopher Columbus. I truly believe that he couldn’t have been the first person … Continue reading “Week Two Blog” Continue reading

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Week 3 Blog

Why is it that our brains choose to remember bits and pieces of information we learn throughout the years? I have always remembered the saying “Taxation without representation is tyranny.” However I guess I never really knew why this saying was famous or who made it famous. The reading on James Otis was an interesting … Continue reading “Week 3 Blog” Continue reading

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Introduction

To explain myself in a few short words I was born and raised in Pueblo and can tell you a lot about the history in this town. However history is not my strong point when it comes to learning and retaining the knowledge. When asked the question why is history important, it all comes down … Continue reading “Introduction” Continue reading

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