Blog posts : "america"

Benjamin Franklin: America's Crazy Uncle

benfThere is no doubt that Benjamin Franklin is one of America's treasures. He was a founding father who loved this country, everything that it was and everything that it could be. He was willing to give over his entire life to make sure that the infant nation became the strongest and most free in all t…

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Christopher Columbus does not deserve a holiday

Christopher Columbus is probably one of the best examples of history not letting the facts get in the way of a good story.  Very little of the traditional story is actually true.

First, he did sail from Spain in 1492 with the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. However, he did not reach America (or India …

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