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November 18, 2019

            Narratives that reference expansion west during the second half of the nineteenth century often focus on the rugged landscape, untamed wilderness, and hearty men who took control of the untamed Great Plains. Missing from these narratives, however, are the v...

November 11, 2019

    The historian Amino emphasizes the diversity of the Kamakura period by claiming that the Japanese became increasingly aware of different types of people outside of their familiar region, The rise of warlords and the samurai class during the Kamakura and Muromachi p...

November 4, 2019

On 4 August 1964, as the USS Maddox was conducting reconnaissance in the Gulf of Tonkin, it was attacked by North Vietnamese torpedo boats.  Two days later, while sailing through stormy weather, the ship’s crew reported they had been attacked for a second time. While S...

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