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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...

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The Explorers: Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh is the nineteenth 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 and...

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Landmark Supreme Court Cases: Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee (1816)

Martin v. Hunter’s Lessee (1816) is the fifth landmark Supreme Court case 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 greater familiarization with the rights and...

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Landslide For Hillary Is Trump’s Meaning

  Presidential elections are a race to 270 electoral votes that turns on maybe a dozen key swing states. Those states are won and lost in a handful of suburban bellwether counties between heavily Democratic cities and heavily Republican rural areas, notes Jim Geraghty. While performance in a primary doesn’t...

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ACA in the Wake of Halbig and King

  I pointed out a few days ago how we hadn’t heard anything recently about ACA in the midterm elections. Well we just had two cases that in my opinion will maintain the status quo.   Seemingly Partisan The conflicting appeals court rulings (Halbig v. Burwell, King v. Burwell) handed...