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The Pig War of 1859

The Pig War of 1859

The Pig War of 1859 was a brief skirmish started when an American farmer shot dead a pig that belonged to the British. The pig dug up his potatoes, so fair enough. While cooler heads eventually did prevail, the US 9th Infantry and three British warships joined an encounter that threatened regional stability. Click on this link for the full story.

When the Republican establishment voted for a Democrat

When the Republican establishment voted for a Democrat

Haitian slaves and the fight for liberty