Etiquette Throughout History

This page lists various links of social customs used throughout history.

Civil War Dance Etiquette star[offsite link]
This lists various rules that governed behavior at balls and parties during the Civil War.

Civil War Mourning star[offsite link]
This is an entire site that is devoted to Civl War mourning customs.

Dining Rules in Victorian Era star[offsite link]
This pages asks "Did you know?" in regards to the rules regarding proper dining etiquette in Victorian times. We still use many of the rules today.

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George Washington´s Rules of Civility star[offsite link]
These rules written by the first president of the United States were considered the defining rule book of etiquette. They were used as the chief reference of colonial society much as Emily Post´s Etiquette was used in the twenties.

Integrity - A Lost Art? star
Integrity - the ability to follow through on what you say - is not necessarily a desired trait these days. Much like etiquette, however, the grace and class required to be a person of integrity never goes out of style.

Recognizing and Acknowledging Others star
It doesn't take long to thank someone for their efforts. So why don't we do it more often?

The Art of Conversation star
Book Review: "The Art of Conversation, A guided tour of a neglected pleasure" by Catherine Blyth

The E Christmas Card star
How much does the environment, cost of postage and time impact whether you might turn to the e-card for Christmas?

Why Everyone Should Respect Richard Sherman star
Soaking up all the Seahawks and their righteous leader Pete Carroll have to offer is pretty golden on our corner of the US.

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