History Matters

A collection of stories and facts to stimulate your curiosity and expand your knowledge.


The 283–Year–Old Who’s Better Than You At Marketing


Josiah Wedgwood was the most famous potter of the 18th century and one of the greatest and most innovative retailers the world has…


A West Pointer in Africa

Americans in the Boer War (1899-1902): Part II


The Irish influence in the Boer War paralleled that of many wars hundreds of years earlier…


A Group of Chicagoans in Africa

Americans in the Boer War (1899 - 1902): Part I


In the capital city of the Transvaal, on the hot and arid end of the southern…


Those Crazy Adventurers


As an amateur historian it is always difficult to come up with something new to write about. In grad school they pound you into pulp until it is crystal clear.

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A collection of stories and facts to stimulate your curiosity and expand your knowledge.

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