22JUN 2024
World War 2 Manhattan Project

World War 2 Manhattan Project

Manhattan Project Alamogordo: first atomic bomb test, 1945Jack Aeby/Los Alamos National LaboratoryU.S. government research project (1942–45) that produced the first atomic bombs . American scientists, many of them refugees from fascist regimes in Europe, took steps in 1939 to organize a project to exploit the newly recognized fission process for military purposes. The first contact…

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18JUN 2024
Underlying Causes of the American Revolution

Underlying Causes of the American Revolution

A few people may be a little unclear about the argument of my last post on secession as a principle of liberty (or not, as I argue). Its inspiration was the fact that it seemed curious for Americans to long for Scottish secession when the Scots themselves had voted against it. Whatever was being expressed…
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14JUN 2024
Jefferson And Louisiana Purchase

Jefferson And Louisiana Purchase

The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was first signed in Paris on April 30, 1803. It later had to be ratified by the United States. Signing of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty sculpture by Karl Bitter, displayed at the 1904 World’s Fair. Missouri Historical Society. The Louisiana Purchase Treaty was officially…
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10JUN 2024
Important World events

Important World events

If you answered ‘no’ to that question, you certainly aren’t alone. It’s not Christmas, Thanksgiving or Halloween. There are no big celebratory meals, and you likely won’t be getting any gifts. Nevertheless, World Backup Day is a very real event and it’s something that we take seriously here at Carbonite…
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06JUN 2024
Timeline of American Civil War

Timeline of American Civil War

Sources: U.S. National Park Service U.S. Library of Congress . Click to enlarge The Hunley After more than a decade of research at the National Archives and other repositories in the South and Mid Atlantic, Mark Ragan has put together an exhaustive work on the CSS H. L. Hunley. The narrative begins in the small machine shop in Mobile, Alabama, where the Hunley was conceived Confederate…

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02JUN 2024
Random Facts About Abraham Lincoln

Random Facts About Abraham Lincoln

It was 149 years ago tonight the President Abraham Lincoln was shot while watching a play at Ford’s Theater. Lincoln died the next morning, and in the aftermath, some odd facts seemed to pop up. Why wasn’t General Ulysses S. Grant in the theater box with Lincoln, as scheduled? Where was the President’s bodyguard? How many people were targeted in the plot? And how did all the assassins…

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29MAY 2024
Pearl Harbor Center

Pearl Harbor Center

NPS photo Interpretive Programs Interpretive programs are incorporated into the visit to the USS Arizona Memorial. Upon entering the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, visitors may obtain a free ticket for their timed USS Arizona Memorial program. While waiting for their tours to begin, visitors may explore the bookstore, exhibit galleries, wayside exhibits, or simply relax and enjoy…

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25MAY 2024
Important years in History

Important years in History

Sharing (content) is caring… that is if you and your team are complying with copyright laws. But when was the last time you sat your team down for training? At first glance, that number doesn’t impress. But if you start multiplying 11 by all your employees, influencers, loyal customers and all of their followers who publicly retweet, link to or favorite your content, the number…

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21MAY 2024
Why did the Industrial Revolution Began?

Why did the Industrial Revolution Began?

“Nations exist not only as functions of a particular kind of territorial state or the aspiration to establish one … but also in the context of a particular stage of technological and economic development” – Eric Hobsbawm The breakthrough in development that we call the industrial revolution was closely linked to a small number of innovations, beginning in the second half of the…

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