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Famous Firsts for Women in Political History

Women have played a significant role in American political history. By the time the 19th Amendment was passed in 1920, many states had already…

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The First Woman to Serve in the U.S. House and Senate, Margaret Chase Smith

Margaret Madeline Chase Smith was the first woman to serve on both the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. She served on…

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2,000 Year-Old “Bear Cult” Left a Surprise in Siberia

UST-POLUI, SIBERIA – Archaeologists investigating Siberia’s ancient “bear cult” at an ancient ceremonial site within the Arctic Circle have uncovered a surprise beneath the…

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How Lewis Carroll Became So Successful with his Alice Books

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, more commonly known by his pen name of Lewis Carroll. English writer, mathematician, Anglican deacon, logician, and photographer, Dodgson is best…

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Huge Cache of Legendary Metal Found in Ancient Shipwreck

SICILY ITALY – A team of Italian divers have recovered a cache of rare metal that ancient people thought was originally forged in Atlantis.…

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Facts You Didn’t Know About History’s Greatest Composer

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in 1756. He was considered one of the greatest composers of the classical period, and was admired by contemporaries…

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Famed Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe is best known for 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that showed how harsh life for African American slaves was. The…

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The Historical Cultivation of the Amazon Rainforest

According to botanical and archaeological record, the Amazon Rainforest as we know it today is a direct product of forest farmers and caretakers who…

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8 Awesome Facts About Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was truly a fascinating place. The modern world has been captivated by it ever since Howard Carter first opened the famous tomb…

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Modern Warfare Is Having a Devastating Effect on Ancient Monuments

Scientists are beginning to research the hidden effects modern warfare has on important World Heritage Sites and how we might be able to reverse…

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