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Book Review: The Apache Wars

Paul Andrew Hutton’s book The Apache Wars is one of the best books about the American Southwest you will read. I can’t recommend it enough. Continue reading

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Never Trust a Conquistador

The entire battle lasted less than half an hour, and yet in such a short time span, the fate of the Incas was decided. Continue reading

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You’re a Daisy If You Do

On this day in 1881, the most famous (or infamous) gunfight in Western history occurred. Continue reading

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A Murder in Kiev

In 1911, in a cave outside of Kiev, some children found the corpse of a schoolboy. It didn’t take long for a festering antisemitism to lead to the arrest of an innocent man. Continue reading

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A Fatal Failure to Listen

The Bascom Affair teaches us a lesson we haven’t mastered yet. We still rush to judgment, trusting our preconceptions over common sense. Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Washington’s Spies

Washington’s Spies is about the Culper spy ring, a group of Americans during the Revolutionary War who supplied intelligence to George Washington. Continue reading

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I Spy: The American Revolution Version

Nathan Hale is remembered as an America hero, and a symbol of the American struggle for freedom. His death changed the American outlook on military intelligence during the Revolutionary War. Continue reading

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