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1998 Ice Storm
The Great Ice Storm of 1998 devastated Canada and parts of New York and the New England Region. It was known as "The Storm of the Century" after it ended.
American Bicentennial Celebration
1976 Was the year of America's Bicentennial Celebration. It was the 200 year anniversary of America's independence from England's rule and was the date that the founding fathers adopted the Declaration of Independence.
Carrie Nation was instrumental in starting Prohibition in the United States, even though she had passed aau several years before it happened.
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.
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.
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.
History Newsletter Article
Article describing History site newsletter and how to sign up for the newsletter.
Judy Garland was an icon in show business from the 1930's and right up to her death in 1969.
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.
Memorial Day started out as Decoration Day and was created to remember the soldiers of the Civil War. After World War I, Memorial Day would be to remember all fallen soldiers in the wars that the United States was involved in.
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