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Environmentalists Damaging Our Ecosystems?

Is man's protection of nature always a good thing? Can lack of knowledge and scientific objectivity obfuscate reality? State of Fear, a novel by Michael Crichton, presents a new view of the environmental movement and...

“These Are The Times That Try Men’s Souls.”

"These are the times that try men's souls."This simple quotation from Founding Father Thomas Paine's The Crisis not only describes the beginnings of the American Revolution, but also the life of Paine himself. Throughout most...

Henry Box Brown, Abolitionist lecturer and performer

"Henry Box Brown was an abolitionist lecturer and performer. Born a slave in Louisa County, he worked in a Richmond tobacco factory and lived in a rented house. Then, in 1848, his wife, who...