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No wall on border ignores history

August 25, 2014
By Mike Fonte - Guest Columnist , Inter-Mountain

More than 400 years ago, the first permanent English settlement was built at Jamestown. The first action these explorers took was to build a triangular wooden wall to fortify their settlement. The practice of building defensive walls has existed since history can recall-mainly because if you didn't build a wall, you wouldn't survive long enough to have anything to contribute to history. A review of the most famous walls indicates this.



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