‘Texas Rising’ and the Real Santa Anna

‘Texas Rising’ and the Real Santa Anna

The History Channel’s latest series event, Texas Rising, is a sweeping epic that covers the events after the fall at the Alamo, and the subsequent battles for independence against such adversaries as the formidable, Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, the General of the Mexican Army. The series, which premiered on Memorial Day, kicked off with […]

Memorial Day Started With a Deeper Meaning

Memorial Day Started With a Deeper Meaning

Memorial Day has been called the unofficial start of summer vacation.  There may be many that disagree, but the very thought of it conjures up images of barbecues, swim parties, family gatherings, picnics, or, at the very least, a chance to be lazy and have a day off.  But in its origins, there was a […]

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