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Why Did Martin Luther King Turn Around On The Bridge In Selma?

LeRoy Collins, the governor of Florida, suggested that King should first pray as he arrives on the bridge, and then turn around and lead all of the protesters back to Selma in an attempt to get a symbolic accomplishment of crossing the bridge while keeping everyone safe.

June 16, 2020 06:40

How Many Elephants Were Killed In World War I?

It is however weird to imagine Indian elephants calmly walking through England during the era of World War I. It is almost surreal, like a scene straight out of a movie.

June 12, 2020 14:36

What Is Sectionalism In The US History?

Sectionalism in the United States was prevalent in the 1800s and it refers to different customs, social structures, lifestyles and the political views of the American North and South.

June 12, 2020 14:34

What Was The Iran-Contra Affair

Reagan ended his second term in office as a popular president. For reasons unknown, the Iran-Contra Affair scandal never really cemented itself as part of his legacy.

June 11, 2020 16:57

History Of The Red Cross

Here is a peek into how Red Cross was founded and how it expanded across the world and helped heal millions ravaged by war, natural disasters, and other calamities.

June 10, 2020 12:46

How Did Slavery Increase Sectionalism?

People like to bond over the area they live in and find similar characteristics to the other people living there. Since the lifestyles of people are often determined by the geographical position they live in, which can vary greatly according to the part of the country, it is easy to see how people can bond together creating sectionalism.

June 10, 2020 10:30

Which Vice Presidents Became Presidents?

Theodore Roosevelt, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Harry S. Truman were some vice presidents who went on to become president of the United States.

June 5, 2020 16:46

Who Was Tommy Douglas?

Dubbed the Father of Medicare, he was a provincial and federal politician popularly known for introducing the universal health care system to Canada.  

June 4, 2020 11:55

What Are The Federalist Papers?

The Federalist Papers were a series of essays written by US statesmen Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay.

June 3, 2020 11:22

Who Led The Second Great Awakening?

The Second Great Awakening was an event that marked a revival of Protestantism in the 19th century. It was an important event that had the goal of spreading religion through various ways of preaching and revivals.

May 29, 2020 10:51

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