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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.

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.

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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The Cuban Missile Crisis arose when the Soviet Union attempted to install medium range nuclear missiles in Cuba.  The US had attempted to invade Cuba the year before (the Bay of Pigs invasion) and Cuba

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Many people compare the Sunni Shia disputes to the fighting between Catholics and Protestants for many centuries.  Although both groups in that case were Christians, it did not seem to stop the brutal

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Al Qaeda is a Sunni Muslim organization.  It views the Shia as apostates that need to be suppressed and eradicated.  When Saddam Hussein was taken out of power, the Shia majority in Iraq took power in

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If there are more people in the population, the businesses that serve those people can be larger.  But in fact, both population growth and the growth of big business have been impacted by the industrial

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Many have often criticized the west for support of strong man dictators who trample the rights of their people.  But those on the other side can use this example to point out that sometimes the alternative

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