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Patrick Henry’s Speech: “Give Me Liberty, Or Give Me Death!”

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“MR. PRESIDENT: No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism, as well as abilities, of the very worthy gentlemen who have just addressed the House. But different men often see the same subject in different lights; and, therefore, I hope it will not be thought disrespectful to those gentlemen if, entertaining as I do, opinions of a character very opposite to theirs, I shall speak forth my sentiments freely, and without reserve. This is no time for

Secession: 34,000+ Americans Petition For Secession

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Could the South rise again? It feels surreal even to type those words. Over 34,000+ people have signed a petition on WhiteHouse.gov, demanding secession from the federal government. You can read and sign the petition here. The only question, of course… would it work? Or are our problems more fundamental than a “quick divorce” from the federal government? We’ve written about secession before, mostly for fun, in our Why Did The South Secede? article. It’s a topic that horrifies many

Is World War III Next?

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Disclaimer: Absolutely nothing in this article is a prediction of things to come.  However, I am absolutely shocked by how eerily history is repeating itself in our time.  We are living through one of the most fascinating periods of civilization, and not only that, we have a blueprint from the past that has so far, been quite closely emulated in the current epoch.  Time will either prove the following words to be mere chatter…or something more.  What that “something more”

Why Did the South Secede?

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History is important. Through it we can understand our future, understand politics, understand economics, and understand almost everything a little better. And that’s why having a proper understanding of historical events is important — having a warped view of history gives us a warped view of the present. Of all of the misunderstood events in history, the American Civil War is probably the worst of the lot. Most students believe that the South was fighting to keep all of the

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