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  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee fought fiercely to protect slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant fought just as hard to destroy it. But their personal attitudes toward it were the opposite of what you might expect.

    Ulysses S. Grant vs Robert E. Lee on Slavery

    Ulysses S. Grant vs Robert E. Lee on Slavery

    by Ronald E Franklin19

  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee was a defender of slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant did all he could to destroy it. But it was Lee who thought slavery was morally wrong, while Grant seemed not to care one way or the other.

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    by Ronald E Franklin30

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  • Allan Quatermain is the original Indiana Jones. He is short, ugly, bearded, skeletal in frame, as well as a marvellous shot and tracker. His adventures in Africa as a professional hunter and explorer will keep you a fan forever.

    Allan Quatermain: The Books and Movies

    Allan Quatermain: The Books and Movies

    by Tessa Schlesinger0

  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace is an anti-drug anthem disguised as a postmodern parable. The book's theme goes beyond mere chemical dependency to condemn our age's enslavement to the screen. Wallace's groundbreaking art parallels his own tragic life.

    Infinite Jest Book Review - Lunchtime Lit With Mel Carriere

    Infinite Jest Book Review - Lunchtime Lit With Mel Carriere

    by Mel Carriere10

  • The Effingham hospital fire on the night of April 4, 1949, was the second largest in United States history, with a total of 77 fatalities. The tragedy resulted in a nationwide overhaul of hospital fire safety regulations thereafter.

    The 1949 St. Anthony Hospital Fire in Effingham, Illinois

    The 1949 St. Anthony Hospital Fire in Effingham, Illinois

    by KT Dunn6

  • Every person has a guardian angel. Only the rarest of souls have seen them. Padre Pio saw and spoke regularly with the guardian angels of his spiritual children.

    Padre Pio and the Guardian Angels

    Padre Pio and the Guardian Angels

    by Bede28

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  • This article explores the lives and legacy of the Bielski Brothers during World War Two, and their efforts to save nearly 1,200 Jews from Nazi persecution in Eastern Europe.

    The Bielski Brothers: A Brief History

    The Bielski Brothers: A Brief History

    by Larry Slawson8

  • Ruins of a Great House is Walcott's poem on colonialism, power and decay. History, Slavery and the English language combine to reveal a complex, ambivalent relationship between the speaker and the system that brought both cruelty and culture into the lives of once free people of the Caribbean.

    Analysis of Poem Ruins of a Great House by Derek Walcott

    Analysis of Poem Ruins of a Great House by Derek Walcott

    by Andrew Spacey0

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