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History Lesson: Spring Bank During the Civil War

In the pedestrian area next to Richmond Highway between the Pizza Hut restaurant and the Kings Crossing Shopping Center is a Virginia Historical marker for the Union army defensive forts once in this ... read more

Moran: Reader gives a history lesson about 34-star Civil War-era flag

"The reasons for the 34 stars on the flag are not lost to history. If you had done basic research for the article you would have realized that there were only 34 states in the union at the time of the ... read more

The Real Roots of American Rage

“Try to recall the number of times you became annoyed and/or angry during the past week,” the survey instructed ... at the ballot box—has been with us from the start. American history is punctuated by ... read more

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Review: ‘Inside Syria’s Deadly Dynasty’ is a chilling portrait of the rise of brutal dictator Bashar Assad

The film chronicles the Assad family’s reign from 1970 to present day with an emphasis on how, under Bashar’s leadership, the country lapsed into a civil war that’s taken half ... By the time the “Ara... read more

Powerful Ways to Explore Women’s Rights Through History

I was immediately drawn to the show’s themes and lessons surrounding women’s roles during the Civil War. My students find women’s role in America fascinating, from colonial women to recent history ... ... read more

Local Author Recounts History of Lost Homes

The sites are of three landmark homes — Mount Eagle, Spring Bank, and City View — that once graced ... story brick manor that overlooked the south side of Alexandria during the Civil War. The West Gro... read more

He Helped Build an Artists’ Utopia. Now He Faces Trial for 36 Deaths There.

When I met him, last spring, his long face looked drawn ... him what would prove to be their most indelible lesson: the value of living in collaborative, creative spaces. In a contemporary-art-history ... read more

Lee’s Lieutenants: Leadership Lessons from the Civil War for the Battlefield and the Boardroom

It was published during World War II and yet, in the words of noted Civil War historian James McPherson ... command team that came closer to the ideal than most armies in history. Lee’s leadership abi... read more

A history lesson for Prince William: Judea, Samaria, Oslo et al

Oslo II divided the "West Bank" into Areas A, B, C: Area A - under full civil and security control by the Palestinian ... Conflicting views on Middle east Peace after 9/11": "Britain's imperial histor... read more

A Dispatch From the Second Civil War

(The town’s former high school and junior high, along with its pharmacy and bank ... second Civil War. It was the place, after all, where perhaps the worst racial attack in U.S. history occurred ... read more

The Confederacy was built on slavery. How can so many Southern whites still believe otherwise?

We chatted during ... this pseudo-history of the war and its aftermath was cemented in academic curriculums, and it would stay there for decades, until the flowering of the modern civil rights ... read more

In Israel, War Is for the Weak

He asked that the cabinet approve heavier bombing and possibly even the use of ground forces to teach Hamas leaders a lesson ... Israel’s history, resisted the pressure to respond militarily to missil... read more

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