Life in early colonial Virginia was difficult, brutish, and short-lived as it got for a seventeenth-century Englishmen, as shown in the sufferings of Richard Frethorne. In today’s post, readers get to look at Frethrone’s letters home. It is a great account as to what life was like for an Indentured servant in the new world and their experiences.
Orrin Porter Rockwell was a figure of the Wild West period of American history. A lawman in the Utah Territory. Rockwell served as a bodyguard of Joseph Smith. In today’s post, our guest writer, author of the blog History Here and Now , Thomas Richardson, shows us an unexpected side of the man whose story makes him an American legend.
WWII changed lives and history forever, the war world was a time of death, destruction, and evil; however, it was also a time that brought people together in ways never imaginable. Everyone had to step up and do their part. Many chose to fight, nurse, and build. People showed strength and tragedy brought communities closer than ever before.