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Fraud!

In Beverly Rae Kimes’ book Pioneers, Engineers, and Scoundrels (SAE International, 2004) one of the recurring characters in the early chapters is E.J. Pennington. Born in Moores Hill, Indiana in 1858, Pennington was active in many areas that involved application for … Continue reading

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Starting off with a “Bang”

When D.R. Anthony went to war in October of 1861, he left behind his budding journalism career, one that had in its short life already gained him notoriety as one of Leavenworth’s most outspoken and adamant voices. His achievements as a journalist … Continue reading

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The Next Step

As I wrap up my historiography, I find myself staring down the barrel of the next task: the actual 404 paper. Fortunately, my historiography has served well it’s dual purpose of revealing holes in the research. As of now, it … Continue reading

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When Fred Douglass came to visit

Another post from my own website-in-progress about Daniel Read Anthony. Anthony was an abolitionist, and this post explores some of his early life and background in a quest to explain where his particularly virulent abolitionism came from. Hint: It has … Continue reading

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Edmund Andros: Historiography

As anyone taking the time to read this blog surely already knows, the History 404 class offered this year with Professor Bilodeau revolves around New England, New France, Native Americans, and their complex interactions from first contact up until pretty … Continue reading

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Hey, Look Guys! I Touched the History!

There is certainly something to be said for standing before the great monuments of the Western world and gazing in awe at the megalithic symbols of civilization as we know it. Whether it be walking beneath the ancient stone walls … Continue reading

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Early Cars in Carlisle

Anyone who has lived here for a little while knows that every year Carlisle hosts several large car shows. Whether it is the Corvettes that greet our return to school, or the sounds of big V8s on High St. waking … Continue reading

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Anthony testifies to, comments on, Kansas Senator’s corruption

Let me preface this post by telling all readers it comes from the website I am creating about Daniel Read Anthony, Kansas Journalist, abolitionist, and brother of Susan B. Anthony. This website is part of an Independent Study, and this … Continue reading

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Grad School for Dummies

No study abroad experience would be complete without studying at some degree of foreign university. In the case of Bologna, Italy, the city’s university offers a mind-boggling number of courses to its nearly 100,000 students from the undergraduate through the … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a History Major Abroad

Over the course of the last seven months, I have had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in Bologna, Italy.  While this particular Dickinson program is not particularly adverse (due to the absence of a language requirement and virtually all … Continue reading

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