Story of Hawaii

In 1778, European explorer Captain James Cook stumbled upon the Hawaiian islands. upon his arrival he brought many diseases like small pox, influenza, measles, and many others; many insects like mosquitoes, cockroaches, and centipedes; and many rodents like rats and mice. Millions of Hawaiians died from diseases after Cook's arrival, and Hawai'i, the perfect paradise, … Continue reading Story of Hawaii

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Confederate Monuments: Art & Culture or American Anti-Culture

Should Confederate Monuments of the Southern United States, erected to extol Southern Leaders of the anti-U.S. Confederacy decades after their failed coup and ultimate demise, be protected, defended, preserved or even cherished? Should they be held as "Art" pieces worth anything more than a Statue of Hitler in Germany or Israel, a statue of a … Continue reading Confederate Monuments: Art & Culture or American Anti-Culture