Daily Archives: May 16, 2020

Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Tommy Roe

Admittedly, Tommy Roe is not the best known rock & roller of the 1960’s, but he has a claim to fame that is immensely important and also highly unique in that the Beatles once opened for him.  It is hard … Continue reading

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Book Review: To The Halls Of The Montezumas

To The Halls Of The Montezumas:  The Mexican-American War In The American Imagination, by Robert W. Johannsen What influence did the Mexican-American War have on American culture?  This is a difficult and complicated question.  After all, the Mexican-American War brought … Continue reading

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Book Review: Army Of Manifest Destiny

Army Of Manifest Destiny:  The American Soldier In The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848, by James M. McCaffrey What was the life of a soldier like during the Mexican-American War?  As one might expect, the more you look into a war like … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Battle Of Palo Alto And The Mexican-American War

The Battle Of Palo Alto And The Mexican American War – by the National Park Service The Battle of Palo Alto is important mainly as the first major battle of the Mexican-American War, and moreover one that is accessible to … Continue reading

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