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CARRE4

Time For Every Weapon of Choice!

Image by Alexander Lesnitsky from Pixabay

Dueling started in the 17th century based on the medieval code of chivalry. The practice was not so much to kill your opponent but gain satisfaction from the event by restoring one’s sullied honor. The first recorded duel in the U.S. took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1621. Contests began as a test between individuals wielding swords, then evolved into using matched dueling pistols by the 18th century. In my youth, my…

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