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Today’s kids don’t know how good they have it

A fellow was lamenting how history just isn’t seriously taught anymore in school or college.  He was talking mostly about the history of the ideas that made America great.  That’s important, and in my JROTC classroom before my retirement, we did talk about those very things as lessons in life.

In the last high school where I taught, the AP History teacher asked me to give a talk to her class on what war was like back in the days of the American Revolution.  I extended it to what life in general was like in those days.  I give Mrs. Brooks credit: she was as lefty as they come, but she trusted me to talk to her kids about a period in time that far back.

Among other things, I spoke about the kinds of living to be made besides farming 250 years […]


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