How the West was won

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6 Responses to How the West was won

  1. formwiz says:

    And that ain’t no joke.

    When my forebears came from the Netherlands in the 1640s to NY, the first 3 generations had 13, 10, and 11 kids.

    They outbred the Iroquois all by themselves.

  2. fjord says:

    People worked back then, too. Or they didn’t eat.

    • kennymac says:

      And we took care of our own. Notice how there are no stories of people starving to death during the Depression?

  3. Glider Rider says:

    My mother came from a family of 15. They picked cotton for a living when she was growing up. White people picking cotton, whodathunkit?

  4. Gnome Sane says:

    My dad had 10 siblings…er….farmhands.

Play nice.