Young Women Homesteaders and The Promise Of The West – Letters To Home

In today’s post I will be sharing some letters from women homesteaders in the United States at the beginning of the 1900s. The Homestead Act allowed adults to work land out west in order to own it after a period of time. Their stories are inspiring and enlightening.

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The Boston Tea Party – What Happened During The Long Winter Night Of 1773

In today’s post, I will review the Boston Tea Party and lesser-known facts about an incident that played a role leading into the American Revolutionary War lasting from 1775 to 1783. These events rallied support to the revolution.

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Road To Freedom | Elizabeth Freeman’s Journey Out Of Slavery – Bett vs. Ashley

Slavery had been deeply intertwined into the economy of the 18th century American colonies.  This is the story of a slave in the home of Colonel Ashley and how she used the U.S Revolution to sue for freedom and won her case against the state of Massachusetts.

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The Civil Rights Movement | President Truman Signs Executive Order 9981

The blog will be placing a spotlight on a very important movement in American history over the next few weeks in honor of Black History Month. I want to focus on the positive changes and crucial moments during a time where injustice thrived!

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