Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving Misconceptions I’m Not Thankful For

Like many things related to American History, Thanksgiving is the victim to many misconceptions surrounding the “First Thanksgiving”. Often, history, is romanticized and simplified to fit fanciful ideals about our nation. More often than not, what was history gets distorted … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes And The Gunpowder Plot

Unless you live in England, you probably don’t know that this is a historic day! On November 5th, England celebrates a holiday called “Guy Fawkes Day” celebrating the foiled plot of Guy Fawkes for trying to blow up parliament on … Continue reading

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