Tag Archives: American history

Empire of the Summer Moon

Just finished reading an excellent book called Empire of the Summer Moon – Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne. From what is now extreme southeast Colorado … Continue reading

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Our De Facto National Symbol – The Buffalo

The November 2013 issue of Smithsonian Magazine features something it is calling 101 Objects That Made America.  The idea behind it is to spotlight objects from the various museums, and show their importance in American history.  It’s a pretty fascinating … Continue reading

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