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Albert Einstein
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:52 +0000

Albert Einstein, known as one of the greatest scientists of all time, was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. The following sites explore his life and his work. I was struck by how accessible Einstein’s theories can be […]

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Alexander Graham Bell
Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00:26 +0000

Alexander Graham Bell was born March 3, 1847 in Edinburgh, Scotland. March is also the anniversary of his most famous invention: the telephone. In 1875, after receiving a patent for the transmission of multiple telegraph signals on a single wire, […]

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Women’s History Month
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00:20 +0000

Women’s History Month traces its beginnings to the first International Women’s Day, held on March 8, 1911 in Copenhagen, spearheaded by Clara Zetkin, a German political leader. In 1981, responding to the growing popularity of the event in schools across […]

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The Alamo
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:00:56 +0000

The Alamo in San Antonio, Texas is a former mission and fortress, built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century. In 1835, during the Texas Revolution, it was the scene of a pivotal battle for independence between the Republic […]

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Bill of Rights
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00:21 +0000

The first ten amendments to the United States Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights. Among the rights protected are freedom of speech, the right to bare arms, and protection from unreasonable search. Although originally opposed by pro-constitution Federalists, […]

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