Tag Archives: History

Old School

                                                                             Plainview School, … Continue reading

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Library Lust

I remember the tiny library in Martin, South Dakota, where I grew up. The books I wanted were on the first of two aisles, eye-level. The Black Stallion Series by Walter Farley. My first career goal: jockey. A dream blasted by the … Continue reading

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The Dawes Act (i.e. stealing from Native Americans)

On this day in 1887, Grover Cleveland signed the Dawes Act, also called the General Allotment Act, which split up reservations held communally by Native American tribes into smaller units and distributed these units to individuals within the tribe constituted … Continue reading

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