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The Battle of Gettysburg The United States has not always been united. In fact, our country survived intact the greatest civil war in World History between 1861-1863, and almost a million US soldiers from both the Union Army led by Ulysses S. Grant, and the Confederate Army, led by General Robert E. Lee, perished in Read more…

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Spoiler Alerts, kids! Tim Burton’s The Nightmare before Christmas was not what I was expecting. Firstly, I did not think that it was going to be like a musical with a lot of singing and dancing. The title fits the plot very well. If you haven’t watched the movie, skip this because I am going Read more…

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Why Shoes Don’t Belong With Dogs Oh no, oh no, no please! Aargh! My owner, Josh, stepped into me. Apparently, we were going for a walk. I hate, absolutely hate, when Josh leaves the house because that means I have to go with him and be stepped on for hours and hours. He always wears Read more…

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Though I’ve only read about 100 pages in A Long Way from Home, I have noticed that Claude McKay thinks very deeply about what others say to him, but doesn’t always take their words into action. McKay is a like this when both Frank Harris and Max Eastman want his set of poems, and Harris Read more…

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Traveling through Different Worlds Mrs. Whatsit sighed. “Explanations are not easy when they are about things for which your civilization still has no words. Calvin talked about traveling at the speed of light. You understand that, little Meg?” What does that have anything to do with anyone’s civilization?! Why is Mrs. Whatsit talking about explaining? Read more…