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Keeping America focused on hard truths, he believed, is necessary to a strong democracy READ NOW. Why Korea was divided at the 38th parallel after World War II READ NOW. New Episodes Thursdays at 9/8c Watch The Latest Episode. New Episodes Tuesdays at 10/9c Watch The Latest Episode.
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America counted on bright young women to break Axis codes DURING WORLD WAR II, the American armed services recruited more than 10,000 women to do what pioneering code breaker Elizebeth Friedman (see p. 16) did and more. Like Friedman’s, their story was suppressed (See related online interview, “Elizebeth Friedman: Hidden... James Wilkinson served as commanding general of the U.S. Army under the...
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Our site contains thousands of individual pages covering all aspects of U.S. History. You can use the search feature at the top of the page, or browse one of the following topic headings:. By the Independence Hall Association, a nonprofit organization in Philadelphia, PA founded in 1942....
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The Oklahoma Historical Society has been collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of this land and its people since 1893. Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!: The Birth of Modern Musical Theatre and a New Image for the State exhibit opens. Subscribe to OHS EXTRA! for weekly updates on...
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Sign up to our newsletter now to get the latest history quizzes, podcasts, features, news, and reviews straight to your inbox:. By entering your details, you are agreeing to History Extra terms and conditions. You can unsubscribe at any time. Britain's best-selling history magazine helps you...
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Middle Eastern and African History Forum - Egypt, Syria, Israel, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and all nations of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Ancient History Forum - Greece, Rome, Carthage, Egypt, Mesopotamia, and all other civilizations of antiquity, to include Prehistory and Archaeology discussions. Speculative History Forum - Alternate History, What If Questions,...
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The Vermont Historical Society is the only organization in Vermont that collects artifacts, books, and documents that reflect the entire history of the state, including every geographical area and every chronological period. We preserve the history that makes Vermont a special place to live, work, and visit. We’re off to a fast start to our upcoming exhibit, Anything for Speed: Automobile...
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The Chicago History Museum cares for, showcases, and interprets millions of authentic pieces of Chicago and U.S. history. As part of Monday Night Nitrates, our new weekly photograph series, the Chicago History Museum collections staff is blogging about the process of digitizing approximately 35,000 nitrate negatives. In this post, former CHM photographer Joseph Aaron Campbell writes about the...
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HistoryWorld contains narrative world history and interactive world history timelines. Each of the biblical kings and queens stands on a tiny platform projecting from a tall, thin pillar. To suit their circumstance, their bodies are impossibly elongated within the tumbling pleats of their full-length robes. Yet their faces, by contrast, are realistic and benign . ... On lumps of wet clay the...
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Visit Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, living-history museums that bring 17th-century Jamestown and American Revolution to life. Take a journey of historic proportions at Jamestown Settlement and the new American Revolution Museum at Yorktown – two living-history museums that explore the story of America’s beginnings, from the founding of America’s first...
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Yakama War On October 5, 1855, at Toppenish Creek in present-day Yakima County, shots exchanged between Yakama warriors and U.S. Army troops marked the beginning of the Yakama Indian War. Trouble had begun four months earlier when Territorial Governor Isaac Stevens convened the First Walla Walla Council for the express purpose of acquiring tribal lands to open up for settlement. When it came...
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World War 2 started in September 1939 when Germany attacked Poland. The Axis powers were those countries that joined to attack Europe, Africa, the Mediterranean and the Pacific. The Allied Powers generally consisted of Great Britain, The Soviet Union, China and the United States. There is so much to learn about ancient Greece. This civilization was around almost 4000 years ago. You will learn...
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The National Women’s History Project is a U.S. non-profit organization 501(c)(3) that recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing informational services and educational and promotional materials. In 2018, the National Women’s History Project begins our 38th year of “writing women back into history.” However, given the times we live in, we have had...
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History term papers are among the most commonly assigned exercises in research & writing at the college level. This site contains more than one thousand examples of history papers, reports, and essays to help students start or finish their own! Whether you're writing about colonial history, the civil war, American presidents, or ANY other topic relevant to U.S. or world history, this site CAN...
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On April 29, we closed our popular Oregon My Oregon exhibition after fourteen years. Now under construction, our new permanent exhibit, Experience Oregon, will provide an epic, inclusive overview of the state’s history. While the museum’s third floor is under construction, please enjoy our two other permanent Oregon history exhibits, Oregon Voices and History Hub, as well as exciting temporary...
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An online history of the USA, including maps, the stories of all the original colonies, colonial wars, and the American Revolution. The following ten chapters from the original book by Henry William Elson were transcribed by Kathy Leigh. Thanks to her efforts they are offered here in e-text form for your enjoyment. Note that the table of contents below does not include original pagination or...
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Explore Minnesota through museum exhibits that feature large-scale objects, hands-on experiences and multimedia presentations. At the Library, access the Society's vast collections related to the state's past, uncover your house's history or trace your family's heritage. An interactive museum with permanent and changing exhibits, the Minnesota History Center hosts concerts, lectures, family...
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World History Online navigates through 3 000 years of world history, world timelines of civilizations (plus maps), people and world events. A World in Turmoil ! From the Balkans to Afghanistan new nations emerge from the past and a puzzling Moslem world reappears from ancient history. The 'Arab Spring' complicates relations with the West and the rising power of China demands some understanding...
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Our museum maintains, preserves, and interprets an extraordinary collection of artifacts, objects, and specimens to broaden the understanding of the natural world. Powdermill Nature Reserve, the environmental research center of Carnegie Museum of Natural History, has been dedicated to its mission of research, education, and conservation for more than 50 years. It is a place for scientists, for...
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