Category Archives: History

General articles about history (in particular California, Oregon, & USA)

Two Essays for Mid Term for History 202

 European Colonist Arrogance & Native Americans: Culture Clash from the Get-go Native American’s idea of freedom was mostly different from the white man’s idea of freedom.They saw land as a gift from God.  Their “ownership” of land often was under … Continue reading

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Definition of Right-Wing

Definition of right wing according to the dictionary: the conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system. Definition of the right wing by a history professor: the conservative or reactionary section of a political party or system, those … Continue reading

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What About Me?

I am 57 yrs old. I have just realized that it really took until now to say, “What about me?” In terms of life, marriage, kids, education, everything. What about me? I’ve given so much, put nearly anyone else first. … Continue reading

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1880-1920 and the “Politics of Respectability”

Angela Davis, and icon from when I grew up. Reading about a woman’s movement within the Black Baptist Church between 1880ish and 1920ish. They formed a policy of “politics of respectability.” Which gave a framework for all African American’s to … Continue reading

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Inclusiveness in terms of Body Image

Just a piece of homework that gives insight into who and what I am.  For those who are interested.   OSU – WSGS 223 /Week 4 Textbook:  “Engendered Voices, Feminist Visions” By Susan Shaw and Janet LeeReadings: Chapter 4 Introduction and … Continue reading

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Gun Laws in America and *MY* Lawful and Allowable Opinion

As for the links below.  I don’t know when WordPress built those in, but until I figure out how to turn them off, click Page 2 (see below) to read the essay.  Clicking on page 1 is a total waste … Continue reading

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American’s have mislabeled some political systems and are using that to practice support their very inaccurate arguments, that hurt people, create division, and support anger!

I’ve noticed lately that there are some people beginning to use the scare tactics about socialism becoming part of the system of the United State. The point, I think, in the authors minds is that if you vote Democrat or … Continue reading

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Abolition, Women’s Rights, and the fight against Domestic Violence and Childhood Sexual Assault.

Aren’t the mix of multiple people who, in history, made this country what it is…. oh, so human. Education may not be what it is today if it were not for Catherine E Beecher, sister to Harriet Beecher Stow. And … Continue reading

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Social Justice, Social Reform, Participation of Parity…Feminism

Feminism is humanism as seen through a womans’ eyes. Continue reading

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Conservatism & history

So the conservative movement in America was born in the deep south just after the revolutionary war. The north took 24 years to free the black people from slavery, but there were still attitudes and racism to overcome up there. … Continue reading

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