The Mason-Dixon Line: What Is It? Where is it? Why is it Important?

The Mason-Dixon Line: What Is It? Where is it? Why is it Important? 1

The British men in the business of colonizing the North American continent were so sure they “owned whatever land they land on” (yes, that’s from Pocahontas), they established new colonies by simply drawing lines on a map.  Then, everyone living in the now-claimed territory, became a part of an English colony.  And of all the lines …

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The Petrov Affair: A Lawyers Analysis

The Petrov Affair

Between November 1945 and March 1946, two officers of the Australian Department of External Affairs (DEA), Ian Frank George Milner and James Frederick Hill, were among a group of Australian civilian and military officials who handled copies of a top secret document entitled ‘Security in the Western Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic'[1] and a related document[2] …

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