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    England Supported the Confederacy?

    My tour guide in Halifax, Canada insisted that the British stationed soldiers in Halifax after the Civil War because England feared the United States would invade in retaliation for the British support of the Confederacy. I said I thought England might fear that, but that essentially the British...
  2. Belle Montgomery

    African Slave influence in American English

    Ready For A Linguistic Controversy? Say 'Mhmm' Engraving shows the arrival of a Dutch slave ship with a group of African slaves for sale, Jamestown, Virginia, 1619. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Hulton Archive/Getty Images Kumari Devarajan | NPR | August 17, 2018 Pop quiz: What's a word you...


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