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7 Negative Effects of the Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution, which began roughly in the second half of the 1700s and stretched into the early 1800s, was ...
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Max Cleland, Vietnam Veteran and Former Senator, Dies At 79

Joseph Maxwell “Max” Cleland, 79, former senator and leader of the Veterans Administration, died on Nov. 9, 2021 of congestive ...
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Before JFK, Lee Harvey Oswald Tried to Assassinate a Former Army General

On April 10, 1963, just seven months before he shot and killed President John F. Kennedy, the inscrutable assassin Lee ...
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GWOT Memorial Made of Over 7,000 Dog Tags Will Be Displayed at Lincoln Memorial

The Fallen Heroes Memorial will be displayed from 7 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11, during which the names of ...
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The Pajama Pilot Over Pearl Harbor

On December 7, 1941, Phil Rasmussen raced to his plane the moment he spotted a Japanese aircraft in the sky ...
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How the Iroquois Confederacy Was Formed

Centuries before the creation of the United States and its Constitution, democracy had already taken root in North America—among a ...
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Two Days After JFK’s Assassination, the Dallas Cowboys Faced Backlash

Two days after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963, the Dallas Cowboys played ...
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After WWII, Survivors of Nazi Horrors Found Community in Displaced-Persons Camps

Though the legacy of World War II Nazi death camps looms over Europe, a lesser-known camp network arose after the ...
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‘Texas Jack’ Book Review

Matthew Kerns sets out to prove that little-remembered Texas Jack Omohundro, a pal of Buffalo Bill Cody, epitomized the 19th ...
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How Toy Planes Inspired the Wright Brothers To Invent the Airplane

Aviation pioneer Orville Wright never lost his capacity for finding inspiration in aerial playthings ...
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