11DEC 2018
First landed on moon

First landed on moon

The space race between the United States and the Soviet Union brought an engaging touch of science fiction to the Cold War. To American astonishment and dismay, the Russians at first took a commanding lead. Their programme was directed by Sergei Korolev, a brilliant aeronautical engineer and expert on rockets, who had displeased Stalin and spent time in the Gulag in the 1930s. He…

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07DEC 2018
Clark Travel

Clark Travel

Videography for Travel Bloggers is a comprehensive course designed to teach you how to tell powerful stories through the creation of high-quality travel videos. This step-by-step course features instructional videos and written lessons that will guide you in how to shoot, edit and publish video for use in social media and your blog. Topics The six types of travel videos and three…

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03DEC 2018
Where was the Pearl Harbor?

Where was the Pearl Harbor?

U.S.S. Bowfin Pearl Harbor, Oahu Name: Pearl Harbor What: Five historic sites honoring the events occurring at this National Historic Landmark Where: Central Oahu, about 30 minutes from Waikiki “Yesterday, December 7, 1941 — a date which will live in infamy — the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” — Franklin…

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29NOV 2018
Interesting American History

Interesting American History

It s Presidents Day, which means we should all take advantage of the 40 percent sale happening at Bed Bath & Beyond right now like any true American. Besides getting a good deal on bath towels, Presidents Day is also a good day to find out some new, interesting facts about the people who lead our government. So in honor of this great day, we ve gathered our favorite lesser-known-facts…

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25NOV 2018
Industrial Revolution Civil War

Industrial Revolution Civil War

“If a Western Rip Van Winkle had fallen asleep in 1869 and awakened in 1896, he would not have recognized the lands that the railroads had touched. Bison had yielded to cattle; mountains had been blasted and bored. Great swaths of land that had once whispered grass now screamed corn and wheat. Nation-states had conquered Indian peoples, slaughtering some of them and confining and…

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21NOV 2018
Technology of the Industrial Revolution

Technology of the Industrial Revolution

Technology is widely considered the main source of economic progress, but it has generated cultural anxiety throughout history. Here, Joel Mokyr , Chris Vickers and Nicolas Ziebarth place today’s angst about technological change in a historical context. They emphasize that today’s worries are not new to the modern era and that understanding the history provides perspective on whether…

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17NOV 2018
Location of the Manhattan Project

Location of the Manhattan Project

Hanford, Washington, on the beautiful Columbia River, was the site selected for the full-scale plutonium production plant, the B Reactor. Today a popular tourist desination, the Hanford Site proved crucial to the success of the Manhattan Project. Site Selection In December 1942, the Army Corps of Engineers worked with DuPont to establish criteria for the selection of a site for…

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13NOV 2018
American Civil War Facts and information

American Civil War Facts and information

Characters, Causes, and Context The Civil War profoundly shaped the United States as we know it today. Nevertheless, the war remains one of the most misunderstood events in American history. Here are ten basic facts you need to know about America s defining struggle. Fact #1: The Civil War was fought between the Northern and the Southern states from 1861-1865. The Civil War, also…

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09NOV 2018
Vietnam War Rolling Thunder

Vietnam War Rolling Thunder

The call by South Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Khánh on July 19, 1964 to expand the Vietnam conflict led to an operation of gradual and sustained U.S. aerial bombardment of North Vietnam known as Operation Rolling Thunder. The mission was meant to boost the morale of the Saigon regime; force North Vietnam to cease support for the Communist insurgency in South Vietnam; destroy…

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