Dr. Joseph Warren: Leader in Medicine, Provocateur in Politics and Revolution

Joseph Warren’s political activism began with his writings about the Stamp Act, and he began to be noticed as a public figure in 1766. By George C. Wildrick Dr. Joseph Warren (Figure 1) was one of the remarkable men of the Enlightenment who defies single labels. He was a man of demonstrated physical and moral[…]

Delarivier Manley: Right-Wing Provocateur in 1709

Anonymous satire by a 1709 political writer worked like today’s partisan clickbait. She was the “Ann Coulter” of her time. Introduction Years ago I discovered a shocking early English political satirist when a professor urged me not study her. Dismissing what I assumed was his liberal bias, I claimed bipartisan curiosity and dove in anyway.[…]

Winema and the Modoc War: One Woman’s Struggle for Peace, 1872-1873

Winema Riddle was a Modoc woman whose life story illuminates Native American women’s roles in history. By Dr. Rebecca BalesAssociate Professor, Global Studies DepartmentCalifornia State University, Monterey Bay On February 25, 1891, Congress passed a very unusual piece of legislation. It awarded “Winemah Riddell [sic] . . . a pension at the rate of twenty-five[…]

1620: Dreams of a ‘New’ Jerusalem and Impacts on Native Americans

The Puritans’ arrival at Plymouth would forever change the lives of the Natives who had lived in New England for millennia. Who Were the Puritans? Overview They sailed to the New World under appalling conditions: One hundred and two English men, women and children, crammed onto a cargo ship that was only about 30 meters[…]

6 Video Games That Can Boost Your Kid’s Mental Health In 2021

Parenting is such a journey for most people. Every parent has a responsibility to ensure their children are healthy both physically and mentally. Well, when it comes to ensuring your kids grow up mentally healthy, a lot of options come in line. You can put your kids on a healthy diet, enroll them in better[…]