Now and Then

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THE ROARING 20’S: The Decade that Metamorphosed America like a seismic wave which prorogated through-out the country. By:  Loretta (Stevens) Bailey  Now: Looking backward in time one hundred years ago, it’s revealing how events in our country and our culture changed so rapidly in a short span of time. I compared that span of time to […]

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Money of the American Civil War

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Fighting a war is an expensive undertaking, especially for a largely agrarian society whose capital is invested in slavery and cotton land. After their secession from the United States, the Confederate States of America was in need of revenue. Raising taxes was not feasible, as there was little in the way of infrastructure to support […]