1. S

    Greetings from the Farm

    Hi there! I am a trader and I study history when I am not trading. My favorite is ancient history, especially Egyptology. May the sun god Ra be with you.
  2. K

    What would a 17th century poor, farm girl have worn on her feet?

    What sort of shoes would you wear if you were a poor, rural girl in 17th century England? Descriptions would be wonderful, images would be even better! Thank you.
  3. M

    Industrial Revolution - why not go back to farm?

    Hi everyone! I've been studying the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain. One question came up for me immediately, that I have yet to find an explanation of: If families that had relocated to the cities for a better life in industrial factory jobs found out that things were not as great as...
  4. B

    What if Animal Farm became real?

    And the horses took over the asylum? How would the world look in 10 years?
  5. Baltis

    Arnold at 2nd Freeman's Farm

    Some forum members might remember a thread I did regarding Benedict Arnold's role at the battle of 1st Freeman's Farm on September 19, 1777. There turned out to be a good deal of doubt as to just what role, if any, Arnold played in the battle. I did an article from that research for the...
  6. Baltis

    Secondary Sources and Arnold's Role at Freeman's Farm

    We have the Primary source thread maturing nicely and its time to start posting my thoughts from review of the various secondary sources. One item to note right away is that the primary sources identified are all coming from these secondary sources in the form of footnotes, index, fully quoted...
  7. Baltis

    Arnold's role at 1st Freeman's Farm

    Here is an interesting controversy from history. Seems historians for the past two hundred years have written essays, interpretations, footnotes, opinions, etc., and etc. The debate is whether Benedict Arnold actually fought at the battle of 1st Freeman's Farm on September 19, 1777. For the past...
  8. Viperlord

    Battle of Brawner's Farm- Stonewall meets the Iron Brigade

    The opening clash in the Second Battle of Manassas erupted on August 28th. The ailing Rufus King's division of Federal troops was marching along the Warrenton Turnpike, bound for Centreville, where Union Maj. Gen. John Pope, commanding officer of the Army of Virginia, believed Stonewall...
  9. CIowa

    Is a still operating farm in Orange county historical?

    I spoke to a guy from Orange County CA the other day who was sure the county had no farms left. I told him I knew at least one was still around. Welcome to Tanaka Farms, Orange County CA Is it historical is what I'd like to know. I'd also like to know if it's the last one.
  10. avon

    Orwell, Animal Farm

    Image source. George Orwell, Animal Farm, 1945. Text available here. Thread opens Sunday, 24 April, 2011. Animal Farm (Penguin Modern Classics) (9780141182704): George Orwell: Books@@AMEPARAM@@
  11. Edratman

    Oldest Farm in America to Cease Operations

    there are some very old farms out there. The oldest is the Tuttle farm, near Dover, N.H., which is also one of the oldest business enterprises in America. It made the news last week because its owner β€” a lineal descendant of John Tuttle, the original settler β€” has decided to go out of business...
  12. pinguin

    Animal Farm

    Interesting little cartoon here that is actually worth watching. I remember having to watch it in summer school, lol YouTube - Animal Farm
  13. C

    Do we need a new farm system for elitism?

    Do we need a new farm system for elitism? Quickie from Wiki: β€œIn sports, a farm team, farm system, feeder team or nursery club, generally refers to a team or club whose role is to provide experience and training for young players, with an agreement that any successful players can move on...