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Mary E Webster

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Federalist papers. What the Founding Fathers would have to say about current political issues based on the Federalist Papers, written to defend and promote ratification of our Constitution. Spent 4 years studying The Federalist Papers and re-writing them into easier-to-read English. My new edition was published in Spring, 1999: The Federalist Papers: In Modern Language/Indexed for Today`s Political Issues Other than the Federalist Papers, my knowledge of history is very limited.

Marc Kamin

U.S.
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I'm able to answer most questions about US History, whether related to political, social, economic, or military issues.

Joshua Patty

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Abraham Lincoln; American Civil War; 19th Century American History; and American Religious History are all expert categories. Can also answer most questions about US Presidents; general American History; American government structure. Lifelong student of American history, especially Abraham Lincoln

Michael Troy

U.S.
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I can answer just about any question on early American History. My specialties are the American Revolution through the Civil War/Reconstruction. I also have greater expertise in matters relating to military, political or legal history.

Tom Schott

U.S.
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Civil War, Reconstruction, military and political, Southern politics, slavery, civil war causation, general American history. Prefer 18th/19th century, but can handle all.

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2015-07-13 FDR - personal history of this man:

Hi Simon,    That's an interesting story, but I'm afraid that I haven't had much success trying to verify it for you. But here's what I can say: FDR didn't have many bodyguards, and his main one was a

2015-06-28 IPO of the Bank of the US - Pt. 3:

When credit tightens and prices fall, investors stop buying.  No one wants to buy securities in a market that is falling since the purchase will be worth less the next day.  As a result, the market continues

2015-06-28 Napoleon and the USA:

It's always hard to guess what might have been in history.  But my best guess is that Napoleon likely would have been welcomed in the US, as long as he did not try to get involved in politics or try to

2015-06-24 Civil War:

Hi, Jay,    I can understand your puzzlement. And you are right: it is unusual that a guy from Michigan would be enlisting in another state's unit. But the explanation is probably simple. Just like today

2015-06-24 the Lincoln Conspiracy:

William,    It's difficult to figure out exactly what role anyone played in the development of the kidnapping plot and the plan for coordinated assassinations.    John Surratt was likely uninvolved in

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