18FEB 2024
Honolulu Pearl Harbor Tours

Honolulu Pearl Harbor Tours

About Your Tour Spend a morning at the Pearl Harbor Visitor’s Center and remember the sailors who lost their lives during the attacks on Pearl Harbor. Visit the site of the attacks with our expert tour guides, whose historic narration sets the stage for your tour. Experience the USS Arizona Memorial, one of Pearl Harbor’s most emotional, memorable sites. At the Visitor Center, you’ll…

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14FEB 2024
United States moon landing

United States moon landing

The Cold War between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. formed the backdrop of the Apollo program, as the two superpowers jockeyed for preeminence in space. Under premier Nikita Khrushchev, the Soviet Union had succeeded in launching Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, and sending the first man into orbit…
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10FEB 2024
Important Dates of the Revolutionary War

Important Dates of the Revolutionary War

Interest in the subject of spying and espionage operations during the American Revolution continues to grow in popularity. John A. Nagy, one of America’s leading scholars on the subject sat down with us to share his observations on the important role that espionage played during the war. Spying seems…
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06FEB 2024
American Revolutionary War Facts for Kids

American Revolutionary War Facts for Kids

Connecticut in the Revolutionary War By 1765, even my robin ancestors could tell that many of the Connecticut colonists were unhappy with the fact that they were ruled by England, but could not vote in the English Parliament. Those people who believed that England should continue to rule the colonies…
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02FEB 2024
Problems after World War 1

Problems after World War 1

The Weimar Republic faced opposition from the outset in 1919, after the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. Economic hardship affected the whole nation and led to uprisings and assassinations. The Weimar Republic was created at a time of confusion and chaos after Germany had lost the First World War…
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29JAN 2024
Manhattan Project spies

Manhattan Project spies

Espionage was one of General Groves main concerns during the Manhattan Project. For all of the attention paid to secrecy and counter-intelligence, spies were still able to penetrate the project and steal information about the atomic bomb. The Manhattan Project was infiltrated not by its enemies Germany and Japan, but by the Soviet Union. Soviet spies occupied positions of trust…

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25JAN 2024
World War Two Japanese internment camps

World War Two Japanese internment camps

Amache (Granada), CO Opened August 12, 1942.Closed November 10, 1945. Peak population 10, 767. - Opened May 8, 1942. Closed November 28, 1945. Peak population 17, 814 Tule Lake, CA - Opened May 27, 1942. Closed March 20, 1946. Peak population 18, 789 On February 19th 1942 Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. Under the terms of the Order, some 120, people of Japanese descent living…

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21JAN 2024
Immigration after World War 2

Immigration after World War 2

Although thousands of Jews had been admitted into the United States under the combined German-Austrian quota from 1938–1941, the US did not pursue an organized and specific rescue policy for Jewish victims of Nazi Germany until early 1944. While some American activists sincerely intended to assist refugees, serious obstacles to any relaxation of US immigration quotas included public…

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17JAN 2024
Agriculture in the Industrial Revolution

Agriculture in the Industrial Revolution

The historian Arnold Toynbee created the idea that between 1750 and 1830, there was an Agricultural Revolution. Toynbee, and the other first historians of the Agricultural Revolution, presented it as the work of heroes : Turnip Townshend introduced the turnip and the Norfolk four-course rotation of wheat‒turnips‒barley‒clover onto his farm. Robert Bakewell used selective breeding…

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