Post Tagged with: "american history"

OSMAN: Moving Toward Secularism

OSMAN: Moving Toward Secularism

The Puritans came to the United States to practice their religion free from the bounds of the Roman Catholic Church. Faith was so important to communities in those days that people were willing to travel halfway across the world to keep their faith intact. In recent years, however, Americans seem[Read More…]

by February 3, 2018 0 comments Opinion
Smithsonian Oddities

Smithsonian Oddities

The Smithsonian Institution is routinely given the nickname “the nation’s attic.” This moniker is not surprising considering the Smithsonian holds an estimated 138 million objects and artifacts, of which only about 2 percent are on display. This eclectic collection includes the ruby slippers from “The Wizard of Oz,” the gowns[Read More…]

by July 20, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

MEANEY AND HOYT: A Generation Marked by Fear

After the Lusitania, the Battle of the Somme, the first Wall Street crash and rampant unemployment, during vitriolic politics and national division, we had a New Deal. Our leaders told us to have no fear. Even after Hitler’s rise and after the Holocaust, all of which preceded Stalin’s rise and[Read More…]

by October 31, 2011 0 comments Opinion