“Flight 93 America Ambushed!”

During the struggle, the plane crashed into a field near a reclaimed strip mine in Stonycreek Township, near Indian Lake and Shanksville, about 65 miles (105 km) southeast of Pittsburghand 130 miles (210 km) northwest of Washington, D.C. A few people witnessed the impact from the ground, and news agencies began reporting the event within […]

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“Prohibition in the United States: National Ban of Alcohol” 

Detroit police inspecting equipment found in a clandestine brewery during the Prohibition era Every Day Will Be Sunday When the Town Goes Dry (1918–1919) Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. During the 19th century, alcoholism, family violence, and saloon-based […]

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“Malcolm X (1992) Official Trailer – Denzel Washington Movie HD” 

Malcolm X (1925–1965) was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence. He has been called one of the greatest and most influential African Americans in history. Born Malcolm […]

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“Native American Indians:  Stolen Lands and Broken Treaties” 

Featured image:  http://wizzyschool.com TREATIES MADE, TREATIES BROKEN By HELEN OLIFF |  Kelly wrote that colonization created the condition of poverty on many American Indian reservations today.  Many Americans have misperceptions that poverty should not exist on reservations because Native people’s basic needs are taken care of under treaties. Over 500 treaties were made with American Indian tribes, […]

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“The Truth About McCarthyism: Modern Parallels” 

Featured image: deverpeastcres.cf McCarthyism AMERICAN HISTORY WRITTEN BY:  Paul J. Achter McCarthyism, name given to the period of time in American history that saw Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy produce a series of investigations and hearings during the 1950s in an effort to expose supposed communist infiltration of various areas of the U.S. government. The term has since become a byname for defamation of character […]

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