Category: Nationalism

Maryland: First Mass, 1634. (Photograph by Granger)

Maryland

Maryland was one of four of the original 13 English colonies that was specifically chartered for religious freedom, as a refuge from religious persecution. Maryland was the primary entry point for Catholics in the English colonies. Lord Baltimore George Calvert was secretary of state for King James I and converted to Catholicism in 1625. He resigned upon succession by the […]

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The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts

On November 9, 1620, the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers with 50 Pilgrims aboard in search of religious freedom, approached Cape Cod, Massachusetts, having left England 65 days earlier on September 6, 1620. The Pilgrims were Separatist Protestants who made a clean break with the Anglican Church of England during the reign of King James I. A small community in Scrooby, […]

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A Colombian anti-drugs police officer arranges packages of cocaine to be shown to the press on May 29, 2013, in Cali, department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. Anti-narcotics unit of the National Police seized 1,4 tons of cocaine during an operation called "Republic 41". Authorities said the drug would be sent to Guatemala and belonged to the criminal gang "Los Rastrojos". AFP PHOTO/Luis ROBAYO (Photo credit should read LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

The Case for Just War on Narcoterrorism

The constant infiltration of illicit drugs from south of the border and the devastation it has wrought on American cities and sizable portions of the population do not seem to have been enough for the U.S. to move against the drug cartels. However, the shocking, brutal massacre by cartel thugs some days ago of the group of American Mormons—all of […]

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Educating future leaders in Nigeria ( Image Africa Research Institute).

Who Will Take Over in Nigeria?

Geopolitics is the study of the effects of geography on politics and human relations; mainly the relationships between nations. To most people, the word “nation” refers to countries, but the study of geopolitics may also focus on relations between sub-national geopolitical entities, such as our geopolitical zones, or even our ethnic groups. For example, geopolitics could refer to how the […]

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Israel

Israel

Israel (State of Israel, Hebrew: יִשְׂרָאֵל; Arabic: إِسْرَائِيل‎) is located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and […]

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History of Palestine.

Palestine

Ancient Israel is entwined with the land and history of Palestine. No other land in the world is so firmly entrenched in a country’s history as Palestine is in Israel’s. In fact, ancient Palestine, also referred to as Canaan, or Israel, has come to be known as the Holy Land. However, the history of this land is anything but holy. […]

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Why Has the Church Failed to Convert the Modern Man?

Why Has the Church Failed to Convert the Modern Man?

by James Kalb | The looseness of traditional connections today makes this kind of pride seem less appropriate,

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Christianity to North America

Christianity to North America

Jesus Christ Savior | The first Mass of Thanksgiving on North American soil was actually celebrated by the Spanish with the Timucuan Indians from Seloy

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Genocide in Nigeria!

Genocide in Nigeria!

by Joanna Bogunjoko | Despite his re-election, Buhari has not begun to change or do things better. Alas, he has not even acknowledged anything is

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Mount Rushmore Sculpture Monument Landmark

What Nationalism Means Today

by James Kalb | Among ordinary Americans, though, the usual form of what’s now called nationalism is the

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