Category Archives: Mexico

Knights of the Golden Circle, Order of the Lone Star, and Northern Mexico

Mexico Here’s an excerpt from David C. Keehn’s new book Knights of the Golden Circle: Secret Empire, Southern Secession, Civil War that sheds light on the KGC and their activities in Northern Mexico: “U.S. filibusters had long been lusting after Mexico’s … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

New World In Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of New World Slavery, David Brion Davis sets the American South within the international context of the transatlantic slave trade and the rise and fall of other New World slave societies. … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861

Caribbean Sea Robert E. May’s The Southern Dream of a Caribbean Empire, 1854-1861 recounts the story of the South’s vision of Manifest Destiny in the 1850s. In the 1840s, the United States under President John Tyler and James K. Polk … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: A Hidden Race

Mexico and Peru In this episode of Black in Latin America, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels to Mexico and Peru to discover how black people were absorbed into the mestizo population to become George Zimmerman: Cliff Notes: (1) More slaves … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Knights of the Golden Circle

Mexico Palmetto Patriot has been researching the most colorful of the Masonic-inspired Southern Rights organizations: the Knights of the Golden Circle. The Knights of the Golden Circle, which you may recall from Nicholas Cage’s movie National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets, was … Continue reading

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