Idaho

Exploring Ruby Ridge: A Glimpse into a Tragic and Controversial Chapter in American History

What happened in Ruby Ridge, Idaho, that summer of 1992 will forever be remembered as a watershed moment in American history. An intriguing story of government overreach, human liberty, and a severely divided nation, the terrible standoff between the Weaver family and federal law enforcement agents is a must-read. One must go into the numerous […]

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Ruby Ridge

August 1992, in a remote part of northern Idaho, the Ruby Ridge incident took place. It is still one of the most contentious and closely examined incidents in recent American history. At first, it was a conflict between the federal law enforcement agencies and the white nationalist and strongly anti-government Weaver family.

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Bannock Uprising

The Bannock Uprising is a pivotal moment in Western history, yet it is typically glossed over. In 1878 and 1879, the Bannock and Paiute tribes fought against the United States troops and settlers in the western United States. Understanding the intricacies of indigenous-white interactions during a period of fast expansion and change can be gained by studying the history of the Bannock Uprising. Land grabs, failed treaties, and cultural tensions all had a role in fueling the war.

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Oregon Trail

Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail is a legendary highway that was instrumental in the 19th-century westward development of the United States. The trail connected thousands of pioneers who were heading west to the bountiful fields of the Oregon Country, California, and other western regions. It spanned around 2,170 miles. The trail was originally used by

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Lewis & Clark Expedition

From 1804 to 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark embarked on the historic Lewis and Clark Expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery. It was commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson to investigate and chart the enormous country encompassing the Mississippi River and the Rocky Mountains that had recently been acquired in the Louisiana Purchase.

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