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eastern woodlands

Indigenous People: Eastern Woodlands Cultivators (Northeast Indians)

In studying indigenous cultures, when Europeans arrived in the Americas, the Eastern Woodlands Cultivators (Northeast Indians) lived in what are now the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. The Northeast culture area reaches from the present-day Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario, and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and...

henry hudson

The Explorers: Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson is the 21st and final figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people...

morehead

Landmark Supreme Court Case: Morehead v. New York (1936)

Morehead v. New York (1936) is the 67th landmark Supreme Court case, the 29th in the Economics module, featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is...

new york

New York Was Feelin The Common Sense

New Yorkers of all stripes are used to politicians pandering to them for votes. Here, more so than just about anywhere else, we generally base our support on who has more realistic goals that can be achieved in the very near future. The “revolution” rhetoric is neither practical nor impactful...

delegate math

Sorry Bernie People: Delegate Math Is Undeniable

Hillary Clinton won Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio in the third Super Tuesday of this Democratic primary. Let’s take a look at how unrelenting the delegate math is in the Democratic primary. Delegate Math There are 4763 total delegates in the Democratic Primary. Of those delegates, 4051 are...

gambling

FanDuels and DraftKings: How Is That Not Gambling?

According to the National Law Journal: FanDuel Inc. and DraftKings Inc. are facing about 40 class actions claiming that the online daily fantasy sport sites fraudulently enticed customers into participating in illegal gambling. Lawyers on both sides are seeking to coordinate all the federal class actions, filed in 13 states,...