Evidence Of Folly
- To attempt to borrow money on the plea of extreme poverty.
- To believe that your own relatives are the best friends you will ever meet with.
- To ask the publisher of a new periodical how many copies he sells per week.
- To make yourself generally disagreeable, and wonder that no one will visit you unless they gain some palpable advantage by it.
- To get drunk and complain next morning of a headache.
- To judge people’s piety by their attendance at church.
- To keep your clerks on miserable salaries, and wonder at their robbing you.
- Not to go to bed when you are tired and sleepy because it is not bed time.
- To make your servants tell lies for you, and afterward be angry because they tell lies for themselves.
- To tell your own secrets, and believe that other people will keep them.
- To render a man voluntary service, and expect him to be grateful for it.
- To give a school boy pocket money and tell him not to spend it.
1870 Office Workers (Library of Congress)
Prior to statehood, Alabama was a vast wilderness with a large Native American population. It is only natural that when new immigrants from other states arrived, conflicts over the land would arise. Soon, these small conflicts exploded into war.
Alabama Footprints Confrontation is a collection of lost and forgotten stories that reveals why and how the confrontation between the Native American population and settlers developed into the Creek-Indian War as well as stories of the bravery and heroism of participants from both sides.
Some stores include:
- Tecumseh Causes Earthquake
- Terrified Settlers Abandon Farms
- Survivor Stories From Fort Mims Massacre
- Hillabee Massacre
- Threat of Starvation Men Turn To Mutiny
- Red Eagle After The War