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Flight or Flight: The Men of the American Revolution

| Friday, August 1st, 2014

The American Revolution helped to show the true colors of the men leaders of the 18th century. A leader during the Revolution was a man who would stand by his men, colony, and comrades. A coward would think only of himself and his own well-being.  In America we mostly give light to the men with […]

The Real Housewives of the Virginia Gentry

| Saturday, July 26th, 2014

As Virginia continued to grow certain families began to grow in wealth and political power. These families are known as the gentry of Virginia. The most powerful person within these families was the father or male patriarch. These men are often the ones that history is written about. But there are other stories that are […]

Two Worlds: Cultural Values of Jamestown Settlers and Powhatan Native Americans

| Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Over the past week, I have come to a greater understanding of the culture values of both the Powhatan Native Americans and the Jamestown settlers.  Both groups of people experienced and coped with different experiences in their own way, over time adapting and shaping their own culture to better adapt to their environment. The Powhatans […]