Western Life

The American Indians – The Effects of Colonization

When Columbus discovered America in 1492, its indigenous people were already scattered across the land. Spanish settlers, and others that followed, began referring to the different ethnic bands, tribes and groups collectively as American Indians. Other terms used by these colonizers were Native Americans, Indigenous People and Aboriginals. The tribes were scattered throughout what is… Continue reading The American Indians – The Effects of Colonization

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George Washington – Later Life

No one during his early life would have assumed that George Washington would turn out to be not only one of the founding fathers of America but also the first president of the nation (who was unanimously re-elected for office a second time as well). With a relatively normal and simple childhood, Washington worked extra… Continue reading George Washington – Later Life

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Early Life of George Washington

George Washington is one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, and was the first president of the nation. He was a commander in the American Revolutionary War, and is known as ‘The Father of His Country.’ That being said, George Washington’s life events are debated upon by many historians and fans,… Continue reading Early Life of George Washington

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The American Revolution – Heroes and Villains

The unexpected outcome of The American Revolution was achieved, in part, by the bravery of the American militia and the cooperation of the country’s citizens. General George Washington proved himself one of the greatest military leaders in history, while others made notable contributions to the war. These included: Ethan Allen Allen was given the task… Continue reading The American Revolution – Heroes and Villains