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Kent State Tragedy
Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire at Kent State University on students and protestors, that gathered to protest the sending of armed troops into Cambodia during the Viet Nam war.
The Tet Offensive
Some felt the Tet Offensive was a crucial turning point in the Vietnam War as the North Vietnam Army, along with the Vietcong, captured five South Vietnam cities. However in less than a month, South Vietnam regained control of those cities.
Elvis Aaron Presley
Elvis Presley was a huge part of music and entertainment history. I was only able to touch on a tiny portion of his life and his accomplishments.
It was April 15, 1912 when the RMS Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, after striking an iceberg. Just over 2.000 people lost their lives on the fateful maiden voyage of the "unsinkable" ship. Just over 700 people were rescued by another ship called the RMS Carpathia about an hour afte
The Cattle Drive
The cattle drive was romanticized by western movies and television shows, but in reality, it was a long, dangerous and arduous task to get the cattle to a railhead to be sold and shipped to Chicago and points East.
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile crisis was the closest that the United States had come to nuclear war against the Soviet Union and Cuba.
Judy Garland was an icon in show business from the 1930's and right up to her death in 1969.
The Revolutionary War
The battles of Lexington and Concord was the beginning of the American Revolutionary War in Massachusetts, the epicenter of colonist agression against the British Crown.
Civil War Overview
Seven states in the south seceded from the Union when Abraham Lincoln was elected president of the federal government. South Carolina then ordered the surrender of Fort Sumter from federal control and when the federal government refused, Confederate forces fired on the fort, starting the Civil War.
Florence Nightingale set the standards for sanitary conditions in a hospital setting. She also worked with such women pioneers as Elizabeth Blackwell and Linda Richards.
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