27SEP 2022
Fermi Manhattan Project

Fermi Manhattan Project

With such a pedigree, it can be hard to imagine that anyone ever doubted including Fermi in the Manhattan Project. But he was, you will remember, a citizen of an Axis power, Italy. True, he was one who fled Mussolini (in 1938, after receiving his Nobel Prize in Stockholm), but a citizen nonetheless. He didn’t become a naturalized U.S. citizen until 1944, well after he had begun…

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23SEP 2022
American Revolutionary War Battles Timeline

American Revolutionary War Battles Timeline

American Revolution War - American Revolutionary Soldiers The were 36 major battles in the war but the smaller conflicts and skirmishes took the number to over 100. A total of 35, American Revolutionary Soldiers served in the Continental Army backed by 44, 500 militia. 25, men died during the war…
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19SEP 2022
Chronology of the American Revolution

Chronology of the American Revolution

1763 – The Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years War (French and Indian War). France, in defeat, gave up most claims to North American territory. Britain wanted the colonies to help pay the war’s debts, but the colonies were increasingly ready for self-government. 1764-70 – Britain imposed a series of…
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15SEP 2022
Textile mills in the Industrial Revolution

Textile mills in the Industrial Revolution

The industrial revolution started in Great Britain in the mid-1700s. Textile production was the first great industry created. The textile industry in America began in New England during the late 18th century. By 1820, mills had spread south into Virginia and Kentucky and the first mill town was established…
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11SEP 2022
American History 1900

American History 1900

In the year 1900, Ypsilanti, Michigan’s South Adams Street was a place where the generations that knew of slavery and the struggle for freedom, of Canadian exile and of the Civil War, of the promise of Reconstruction, its defeat and the resulting birth of Jim Crow, were still alive. This neighborhood…
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07SEP 2022
World War One Vocabulary

World War One Vocabulary

The critically lauded film The Imitation Game just won an Oscar for Graham Moore s screenplay, adapted from Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. Crosswords play an important role in the story of the World War II codebreakers, but it turns out they also mastered the art of the palindrome. Palindromist…
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03SEP 2022
Cottage system Industrial Revolution

Cottage system Industrial Revolution

The Cottage Industry found it s roots in the Middle Ages. It is often referred to as the putting-out system. This system was most common in the textile wool-cloth industry. The process of making the raw material into cloth involved cleaning, carding, spinning, and weaving. This was done by everyone in…
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30AUG 2022
History of the American Revolutionary War

History of the American Revolutionary War

Women Also Fought for Independence Image: Molly Pitcher Monmouth Battle Monument Monmouth County, New Jersey When her husband was overcome with fatigue and collapsed, Molly jumped forward and helped to work the gun. Taxed by the Mother Country Relations between the Thirteen Colonies and Great Britain…
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26AUG 2022
World War One gas masks

World War One gas masks

Citation: C N Trueman Gas masks in World War One historylearningsite.co.uk. The History Learning Site, 31 Mar 2015. 19 Feb 2016. Gas masks used in World War One were made as a result of poison gas attacks that took the Allies in the trenches on the Western Front by surprise. Early gas masks were crude…
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