Fact Check: Could Andrew Jackson Have Stopped The Civil War, As Trump Said? http://n.pr/2qpfzDH Measuring Worth – Measuring the Value of a Slave: https://www.measuringworth.com/slavery.php Bleeding Kansas: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p2952.html I tend to agree with those who say the Southern slave states were unlikely to give up the socioeconomic structures of slavery without a fight, as reducing other human beings to status of rights-less non-human property and exploiting the labor was fundamental to slave-state economies. Advertisements
Noggin’-poppin’ two-fer today, one from heroclix.com, a “Clix It Up!” article — heroclix.com/clix-it-up/clix-it-up-juggernaut — and the ‘spoiling’ of the Marvel HeroClix CIVIL WAR comics-based ‘Storyline Organized Play’ [SLOP] event — CW SLOP Figure List! Posting the pic of the poster here as well — BattleStar! A new Patriot!, A new Falcon! A new Goliath! Jester! A new Jack O’Lantern! (‘Bout darn time…) Plenty of new-to-clix characters and some cool-lookin’ new verions of faves. Edit (2016-05-20): Previews I’ve saved so far….