The Baltimore Oriole

What do you know about this beautiful bird? Read this article by the great American artist and naturalist John James Audubon and transcribed by me in Simplified Gregg for the blog to find out. Attachment: the-baltimore-oriole.pdf

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Newbie Questions (Simplified 2nd Ed.)

I’m going to make this a post because I’m pretty sure I’ll be back with more questions. When you write an outline that includes an H dot, do you make the dot first or you make the rest of the outline first and then add the dot, like dotting an “i” in cursive?

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French: Le libre arbitre (free will)

Hi everyone, It’s been several months (years? I’ve lost track) since I last posted here. I haven’t done any Gregg since then apart from a few scribblings when I was bored, so my penmanship, which wasn’t great in the first place, is now rusty, and dabbling in several series has made me mix various principles…

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War Begins

How did the American Revolution start? What happened afterwards? This article transcribed by me for the blog in Centennial Gregg discusses some of these events. Attachment: war-begins.pdf

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John Adams: In Favor of Independence

Daniel Webster delivered a speech in Boston on August 2, 1826 as a celebration of the lives of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, who had both died on July 4, 1826, 50 years after the Declaration of Independence was signed. The complete speech can be found in his book Daniel Webster for Young Americans: The…

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