Daily Archives: April 24, 2020

On Socialization

It is commonly thought that a disadvantage that homeschooled children face is the lack of socialization that they have with peers.  I must admit that I was never homeschooled myself, but over the course of my life I have had … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Causes Of The Civil War

The Causes Of The Civil War, with revisions, edited by Kenneth M. Stampp One of the most fascinating aspects of this book is the agnostic approach of the author to the question of the causes of the Civil War and … Continue reading

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Book Review: America In 1857

America In 1857:  A Nation On The Brink, by Kenneth M. Stampp The year 1857 has long been recognized as an important one in the start of the Civil War, and the author does a good job at figuring out … Continue reading

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Book Review: And The War Came: The North And The Secession Crisis 1860-61

And The War Came:  The North And The Secession Crisis 1860-61, by Kenneth M. Stampp There are some people who champion a dialectical view of history, but this book helps us to understand that dialectics are not always a good … Continue reading

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