Category: US

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Successes and failures of the Vietnam War

The 10 richest presidents in U.S. history

The crazy childless woman who created Mother’s Day

Nike: A brief history of the Swoosh

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Could Congress create another Valley Forge?

What went down and why at the Haymarket riots in Chicago?

How activist Richard Oakes took over Alcatraz to protest for Native American rights

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Why public perception of George W. Bush’s presidency is shifting

Why the first woman to swim the English Channel deserves our respect

The mystery of the “Hatbox Baby” is solved, decades later

Revolutionary War hero Private Deborah Samson disguised herself to fight

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April 6, 1917: U.S. officially enters WWI by declaring war on Germany

April 3, 1948: U.S. President Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe

Modern Shakespeare: Tupac the legend, unmasked

220-year-old time capsule found inside Boston State House

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For a short period of time in the 1700s, New Jersey women had the right to vote

They investigated who?! 15 influential people you didn’t know have an FBI file

Shays’ Rebellion: Distress in post-revolutionary America

Desmond Doss: Conscientious objector, decorated army medic, and war hero

How Freddie Mercury became a queer icon and hero to the LGBT+ community

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