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History tends to show that midterm elections are never particularly good for the sitting President. In 2006, many Republicans were moved from their seats due to dissatisfaction with George Bush’s policies. In 1994, Republicans swept the House as a referendum on the policies of Bill Clinton. Even one of the most revered Presidents, Abraham Lincoln, [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on November 2, 2010, under - Civil War, Uncategorized.
Tags: civil war, discovering the civil war, Pieces of History, prologue blog, strange facts, things you didnt know about civil war, us history, weird but true
Part two of Discovering the Civil War opens at the National Archives in Washington, DC, in just 10 days! Spies, code breaking, personality conflicts over balloons, prosthetic limbs, two different Thirteenth Amendments, and the Confederate States of Mexico are just a few of the ways that the National Archives Experience is showing you the Civil [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on November 1, 2010, under - Civil War, News and Events.
Tags: black slave owners, cipher and civil war, civil war, confederate history, confederate secret service, discovering the civil war, disease in war, hip pocket, lincoln assassination conspiracy, national archives, Pieces of History, prologue blog, strange facts, things you didnt know about civil war, top ten lists, us history, weird but true, weird history