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Tom Schott

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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.

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

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.

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.

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2014-10-22 native americans in PA:

Hi Dotty,    The area around Gettysburg was traditionally a border area between the Shawnee and the Susquehannok tribes.  The Susquehannok were pretty much wiped out by the 1760s though and the Shawnee

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Hello,    I'm not sure exactly what period you are asking about.  Obviously, warfare has changed over the centuries in both Europe and American.      Presuming that you are talking about the pre-Columbian

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I disagree with your premise that Jefferson was limited in his ability.  He had strong majorities in both the House and Senate for his entire administration.  He could have repealed pretty much anything

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