The History of Magic in North America: 1920s

Well, kids, we've reached the end of our magical journey with Pottermore's Magic in North America series. If you haven't, be sure to check out my quick hits from 14th-17th Century, 17th Century and beyond, and the history behind Rappaport's Law. Today's history lesson focuses on the 20s--which is, of course, the time period in … Continue reading The History of Magic in North America: 1920s

The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law

An alternate title for today's magical history lesson could be "Dorcas Ruins Dating for Everyone". Before I jump in with today's quick hits, be sure to check out the recaps of Day 1 and Day 2 of Pottermore's North American magical history lessons. Today's lesson focused largely on a specific law called Rappaport's Law, which … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: Rappaport’s Law

The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond

So...yesterday's Magic in North America story from JK Rowling got some serious backlash. If you're unsure why there was such an outcry from Native American people, I'd check out A Tribe Called Geek and Dr. Adrienne Keene to hear about the entire thing. Plus, you should probably just follow A Tribe Called Geek anyway, because … Continue reading The History of Magic In North America: 17th Century and Beyond