Monday, May 02, 2011

The San Juan Pig

I had always supposed that everyone knew about the famous San Juan Pig.  Surprisingly, what was once common knowledge amongst both the English and the Americans, has been ignored for generations.  Homeschool families seem to be more familiar with the account, which does not even appear in most government school history books.

This is the story of the San Juan Pig, or in my view,  "Why Oregon Territory Is Not British."  Before the area was divided into the states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho and California, it was called "Oregon Territory."

 We have been cheated out of those wonderful English Gardens and Castles because of a pig belonging to the English

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