Sunday, October 08, 2017

History: Rachel Plummer

Rachel Plummer: "Rachel Parker Plummer (1818–1839) was the daughter of James W. Parker and the cousin of Quanah Parker, last free-roaming chief of the Comanches. An Anglo-Texan woman of Scots-Irish descent, she was kidnapped at the age of seventeen, along with her son, James Pratt Plummer, age two, and her cousins, by a Native American raiding party."

Friday, September 29, 2017

History: Cult of Reason

The Cult of Reason (French: Culte de la Raison) was established in France as a state sponsored religion, intended as a replacement for Roman Catholicism during the French Revolution. It also rivaled Robespierre's Cult of the Supreme Being.