Monthly Archives: August 2011

What About States’ Rights?

By | August 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|

The Missouri Compromise and the Compromise of 1850 both dealt with states' rights. The South especially disagreed with the Federal government's right to decide important matters within a state.The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution states that "the powers not [...]

Bogged Down From Blogging

By | August 29th, 2011|Uncategorized|

If you are a regular reader of this blog you may notice that I have take a break from blogging for several weeks while I worked on a special assignment for the First White House of the Confederacy, but I [...]

Comments from Readers

By | August 10th, 2011|Uncategorized|

I want to thank our readers for their comments. We always appreciate them. They are thoughtful and thought provoking.I was asked to post pictures of the Yacht Clock and I will do so as soon as I obtain them from [...]

What Do You Know About The Mason-Dixon Line?

By | August 6th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Did you know the Mason-Dixon Line was named for two British surveyors, who surveyed it between 1764 and 1767? Guess what their names were? Mason and Dixon.What is it regarded as today? Of course - the demarcation point between the [...]

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