Living the Dakota 38

On the day after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, he ordered the execution of the Dakota 38+2 at Fort Snelling … More

Treaty of Ghent 

The Treaty of Ghent (8 Stat. 218) was the peace treaty that ended the War of 1812 between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great … More

Olympic Truce

The Olympic Truce is a tradition originating from Ancient Greece that dates back to 776 BC. A “truce” (Ancient Greek: ékécheiria, meaning “laying down of … More

Jacob and Esau today

The opening paragraph of the Israeli Declaration of Independence not only references the connection of Jewish people to the Land … More

The Treaty of San Francisco

The Treaty of San Francisco, also called the Treaty of Peace with Japan, re-established peaceful relations between Japan and the Allied Powers on behalf … More

walk barefoot on a rock

Something simple yet profound happened when I decided to walk barefoot on a rock. The shoes with rubber soles that … More

The Real ROYAL Family

The British monarch is not the Crown, the office of monarch is the head of state and exists in the fiction. … More

The Life of Silas Soule

A respected Union officer and gentleman, Captain Silas S. Soule proved his convictions by refusing to fire at the Sand … More