Not surprising the Confederate government became more and more receptive to using colored soldiers as the war outlook became bleaker towards the end of the war. By January 1865 when the South’s need for manpower was critical General Robert E. Lee asked the Confederate Congress to enlist black slaves into the Army with the promise of their freedom if they fought honorably and survived.
Cons: No heart rate tracker. You have to tap the face to see the time, it looks weird in a meeting. Not much of an active online community, if you’re into that kind of thing. SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileMcGill tops all other Canadian Universities in the quality of education it provides and is 19th best in the world, according to the latest QS World University Rankings.The ranking marks the seventh straight time the Montreal school has placed in the top 25 overall and been listed in the top 35 schools in arts and humanities, engineering and technology, life sciences and medicine, natural sciences and social sciences and management.The next Canadian university on the best overall list is the University of Toronto, in 29th spot. The University of British Columbia was deemed 44th best in the world, slipping four spots from last year’s rankings. The University of Alberta, which was ranked 78th best this year, was the only other Canadian school to crack the top 100.
Coming up, which of our recent guests scored big at the Grammys, and my commentary. But first, every so often, we like to have conversations with ordinary people who do extraordinary things. The devastation three weeks ago in Haiti has prompted a huge outpouring of support from around the world, including a celebrity telethon featuring megastars like George Clooney, Halle Berry and Clint Eastwood, big names like former President Bill Clinton and the well known, Haitian born artist Wyclef Jean.
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