Tag: Jamestown

Revising History

We can’t always rely on the educational system, or the “historical” documents, or the media, or Hollywood, to present us an accurate view of history.

You voted it here first

On this date in 1619 the House of Burgesses convened for the first time in Jamestown, Virginia. The Virginia General Assembly continues that legacy today as the “oldest continuous law-making body in the New World.” In case you’re counting, that’s a full two years before the “first” Thanksgiving in that other place. I digress. Let’s talk about writing. …

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