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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.
Battle at Shiloh
In 1862, the Battle at Shiloh Church was the costliest battle of the Civil War to date. Also known as the Battle at Pittsburg Landing, Confederate troops lost 10,000 soldiers while the Union forces suffered mass casualties of 13,000 soldiers.
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.
Jim Crow Laws
The Jim Crow laws was the moniker of the laws set in the southern states regarding segregation.
Judy Garland was an icon in show business from the 1930's and right up to her death in 1969.
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