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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite Defender of the Texas Frontier is a work of historical fiction set in nineteenth-century America, which was penned by author David R. Gross. As the title suggests, this Texas-based novel focuses on the exploits of the Texas Rangers, who defended the ordinary people from raids by Comanches and bandits from …

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David R. Gross Defender of the Texas Frontier: A Historical Novel iUniverse, 242 pages, (paperback) $13.99, 9781532071560(Reviewed: August, 2019) Review by Blueink reviews: John Coffey (“Jack”) Hays was the most famous and charismatic of the Texas Rangersduring his tenure in the mid-1800s. In this meticulously researched novel, David R.Gross brings Hays’s story to life as narrated by …

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An artful take on Texas history, Defender of the Texas Frontier fleshes out a legend.

David R. Gross’s dramatic retelling of a historical legend, Defender of the Texas Frontier, captures an era as it follows a young man’s rise to hero status. Nineteen-year-old John Coffey Hays missed fighting in the battle for Texas’s independence. Full of vim and vigor, Hays joins up with a ranging patrol to defend the Texas border. …

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The greatest welfare plan ever, free land in America, part 2:

The Homestead Act of 1862 When the Southern states seceded and their Representatives and Senators abandoned Washington D. C. in 1861 the Republicans and other former Free-Soil advocates passed the Homestead Act of 1862. The purpose of this law was to expand the homesteading requirements of the Pre-emption Act of 1841 making it easier for …

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The research into land acquisition is for an upcoming book. The Donation Land Claim Act of 1850: America’s early wealth derived from land, huge amounts of it. The land was, of course, usurped from indigenous peoples who, according to the accepted dogma of the day, could not possibly utilize all the lands they claimed. This …

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