Indians

Indians, Horses and Empire.

by Daniel Russ on April 2, 2015

Red Cloud Around the time the first Islamic tidal wave thrashed across Europe, there were sweeping changes about to occur in the thinly populated North American Continent. European empires from Portugal to France to England were all mapping and eyeing the potential resource rich lands of the New World. The Sioux Indians were residing in […]

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  You can tell a lot about America by watching car commercials. In fact, the very essential nature of the New World is revealed in them.  In the automotive marketing category, there is an entire cottage industry of companies that create the film for cars. Helicopters and drone borne cameras and camera cars shoot the […]

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Military Anecdote Day

September 6, 2010

After returning from a visit with the British East India Company in Bombay, Churchill attended a wartime conference. A brash American lady accosted him. “What are you going to do about those wretched Indians?” she asked. “Madam, to which Indians do you refer? Do you refer to the second greatest nation on Earth, under which […]

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Some Thoughts On The Barbarians In Europe, And The Barbarians In America.

February 14, 2010

  The Romans bathed. That is the one salient lifestyle difference that separated the civilized from the barbaric. It is estimated that around 50 BC, the 11 aqueducts transported some 85 million gallons of fresh water into Rome everyday in an astonishing engineering feat of hundreds of miles of precisely built water channels and aqueducts . […]

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The Last Battle of the War of 1812

September 20, 2009

  In 1781, while the Revolutionary War was raging, the British expanded the theatre of operations into the South where there were more loyalists and fewer Colonial regulars to face. Two couriers working for the Continental Army were the Jackson brothers, living in Waxhaw North Carolina. Andrew and Robert were hiding in their cabin attic […]

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