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by HLesley
2 years ago
What is the EU and Why Brexit? A Historical Perspective

Throughout history Europe was torn apart by war, but some, including Winston Churchill, dreamed that it need not always be so. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

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by SamanthaDS
2 years ago
The Mystery of Harold Holt

An article about former Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt

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by Leigh Goessl
2 years ago
Did the 1962 Alcatraz Escapees Survive?

June 12, 1962 was a cold and windy night, yet it was that night Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin chose to escape from their cells and subsequently manage to get off the island. Did they survive?

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by Mara Clemente
2 years ago
Adolfina Villanueva: Black Puerto Rican Woman victim of police brutality

About Adolfina Villanueva Osorio and her battle against the system that finally took her life over her only place to be. Adolfina died fighting for what was rightfully hers. Today her memory fades away from most residents of her natal community in Loíza. This year, a special event takes place so Loíza residents many of them for the first time, will be made aware of the life and achievements of Adolfina Villanueva.

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by egdcltd
2 years ago
History Behind February's Black History Month

Black History Month, recognized in February annually, celebrates the accomplishments of noted people of African descent. However, it should be understood that the month's recognition isn't about exclusion of other races or separatism. It is about learning.

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by T_William_Cook
3 years ago
The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part Five)

Did the Congress of Cultural Freedom succeed in its mission and win the minds of Western Europe?

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by T_William_Cook
3 years ago
The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part Three)

Could painting really be used by the USA to prove its artistic credentials, when America felt inferior to the great European artistic tradition?

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by T_William_Cook
3 years ago
The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part Two)

Which form of art could the CIA, via the CCF, best use in postwar Europe to lay claim to an American tradition?

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by T_William_Cook
3 years ago
The Congress of Cultural Freedom: The CIA's Role in Postwar American Art (Part One)

Learn how the USA promoted its values through art after World War Two left a shattered Europe vulnerable to Communism.

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by Stefan Collins
3 years ago
4 Bizarre But True Military Defections

The British soldier with Jewish relatives who joined the Nazi SS; an Irishman who fought for Israel; and young American soldiers who went over to Washington's enemies in Asia.

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by Neal_Litherland
3 years ago
The Satanic Panic: America's Forgotten Witch Hunt of The 1980s

America as a nation is a great fan of moral panics. From Salem's Witch Trials to the Red Scares of the 1950s there's always a bogeyman hiding in the closet ready to jump out. Perhaps one of America's most ridiculous, and horrendously damaging, panics began in the 1980s. Now known as the Satanic Panic the long-running incident's effects are still felt today, even if people have tried to forget about it.

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by CatFood
3 years ago
Why And When Did the European Golden Age End?

This article aims to explore the reasons for why the rapid growth in Europe came abruptly to a halt. This topic is a widely covered in European history.

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by CatFood
3 years ago
British History: Did Immigration Benefit The British Economy Since 1945?

This article aims to explore the merits and disadvantages of the increase in the number of immigrants post WWII in the United Kingdom. This topic is widely studied in British Economic and Social History.

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by LittleTwoTwo
3 years ago
The Mayday Reports: S.S Noronic - Queen of the Lakes

In September of 1949, the largest luxury liner sailing the Great Lakes was moored at the dock, Pier 9 in Toronto, Ontario. And she burned in less than twenty minutes.

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by mjpyro
4 years ago
Historic Aerials: How to View Your Property 50 Years in the Past

Here is how to see what your property looked like 50 years ago.

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by Prometheus
4 years ago
Grosso, Egan & The French Connection

How two New York City detectives invaded an international drug smuggling ring of epic proportions; The French Connection.

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by Educateurself
4 years ago
United Nations

United Nations is the world's institution with involvement of 191 independent countries.

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by Writer Joanne
4 years ago
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The Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire

The Cocoanut Grove was a popular nightclub in Boston.  In 1942, it was the site of the worst nightclub fire in the United States.  

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by Writer Joanne
4 years ago
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Fads and Trends From the 70s

Things that were popular in the 70s. Many of them were short term fads, and others had lasting popularity.

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by Amerowolf
5 years ago
Hiroo Onoda - The Man Who Fought World War II for 29 Years

This is a story about loyalty, dedication and perseverance-the story of Hiroo Onoda. When he was a young man, he enlisted in the Japanese army to fight World War II. He ended up fighting World War II for 29 years long after it end, purely because he did not know it was over. His faith was so strong that the Japanese could not lose, that he refused to surrender no matter how many times they begged.

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