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Today in History with a Twist: September 5, 2013

Don't Tax Our Tea!      Representatives from all the colonies except Georgia are meeting in Philadelphia to discuss and hopefully take action about the human rights abuses against colonists... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 4, 2013

Geronimo Captured!      After thirty years of fighting with American and Mexican authorities (1886), Apache leader Geronimo and his remaining warriors have surrendered to General Nelson... More 
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Today in History with a twist: September 3, 2013

War in Europe!      Europe is at war for the second time this century.  Today (1939) France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia declared war on Germany in response for Germany's... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 30, 2013

Hot Line Established!      Having narrowly dodging the nuclear bullet in the Cuban Missile Crisis the United States aand Soviet Union have established a hotline between the countries'... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 29, 2013

Tax Rebellion!      Farmers in Massachusetts, most of them war veterans, led by veteran Daniel Shays are rising up against the government over aggressive tax and debt collect by the... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 28, 2013

I Have a Dream!      About a quarter million people marched on Washington today (1963) in the 'March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom'.  The rally is one of the largest political rallies... More 
Written for children, this book introduces a variety of famous artists, from ballerinas, puppeteers, painters, poets, and sculptors, with plentiful illustrations and photographs. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 27, 2013

There will be Peace in our time!      Fifteen key nations today (1928) signed the Kellogg-Briand Pact that outlaws war.  All disputes will be settled by an international committee.  Up to... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 26,

Number of Voters Doubles!      It is now official (1920);  The 19th amendment to United States Constitution, giving women the right to vote, takes effect today.  This effectively doubles... More 
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Way More Than Five Great Comics Biographies

Fiction is a great escape, but reality has the greatest cast of characters. What do you look for in a biography? Do you want a slice of world history focused through one person’s life? A... More 

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