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Where was Joe this time?

The plan was pretty simple. Attacking from the north and south at the same time, the British would be able to control a waterway and split those pesky New England radicals away from the rest of the colonies. Everything was … Continue reading

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Where was Joe this time?

I remember when this famous statue used to stand in Karl Marx Stadt. But it no longer is there. Where is it now?

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Where was Joe this time?

One night, at about the same time Andy Jackson was whipping red coats near New Orleans, a young woman and her half sister both eloped with a poet, meeting in the dark right here by this grave. One of the … Continue reading

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Where was Joe this time?

On this bridge, some “embattled farmers” looked up and saw that something in their hometown was on fire. In their rush to put out the flames, they ignited something that spun out of control and into what we now call … Continue reading

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Where was Joe this time?

Here, Joe is at the site of a cataclysmic historical event. But this event was really the moment when the word “American” changed into something bigger and much better than it had ever been before. Let’s call this a “Linguistic … Continue reading

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Where was Joe this time?

Sitting in the lap of a giant.

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Where Was Joe this time?

Here we find Joe at the “end of history!” Really! On the hill behind him, the French Emperor was digging in for the big battle. The romantics were a part of the opposition, planning their moves at a small tavern … Continue reading

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