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Historical Facts About Civil War in Western Missouri

July 27, 2015

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Since the Confederate flag and monuments haveĀ  been in the news, some historical facts need to be brought to light. The Civil War in Western Missouri was not about freeing slaves. Here are facts about the Civil War near its beginning. First, Major General Sterling Price, a Missourian, defeated Union Col. James A. Mulligan and […]

G.W. Bush Charges Veteran Charity

July 9, 2015

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To help a US veterans charity raise money, George W. Bush charged $100,000 for a speech. The former President was also provided a private jet to travel to Houston at a cost of $20,000. The charity raises money for severely wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. The year before former First Lady Laura Bush collected $50,000 […]

Confederate Flag Part of Missouri History

July 4, 2015

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Gov. Claiborne Fox Jackson in a meeting at Neosho, Mo., with the Missouri General Assembly enacted an ordinance Oct. 28, 1861, whereby Missouri was granted admission to the Confederate States of America as the 12th state of the Confederacy as represented on the battle flag. Over 40,000 Missourians died fighting for the Confederacy. A good […]