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Atlanta, Georgia, USA - October 9, 2014: Martin Luther King Jr. Mural at the National Historic Site in Atlanta, GA. Image credit: Forty3Zero / Shutterstock.com

The Big Six Of The Civil Rights Movement

The Big Six is a term we use to refer to the six presidents, chairmen, and leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. They were the most well-known African-American figures of the 1960s and were the core of the movement and represented the driving force behind its power.

June 23, 2020 06:46

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Who Was Jim Crow And What Was His Purpose?

Jim Crow is not an actual person. Originally, the name referred to a type of character that was used in theatre plays. It was an incredibly racist depiction of black people, mostly African-Americans, that was making fun of them and their culture while perpetuating stereotypes.

June 22, 2020 17:00

Mechanical clocks enabled people to measure time in ways that were not possible before.

How Did The Clock Change The World?

It is the mechanical clock, and according to many historians, it was the clock that changed everything and deserves to be called as the key factor of the industrial age. Mechanical clocks enabled people to measure time in ways that were not possible before, and because of it, our lives were changed forever.

June 20, 2020 18:00

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What Is De Jure Segregation? Explanation and Examples

The “Jim Crow” laws that were in place from the 1880s until 1964 are the most familiar example of de jure segregation, but there are other instances of legal, enforced separation throughout history.

June 18, 2020 13:24

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8 Reasons Why People Immigrate To The United States

Fueled by popular culture old and new, many individuals and families are taken in by the very idea of the United States. The following are eight reasons why people choose to immigrate to the United States.

June 16, 2020 19:00

Protesters gather outside of the National Rifle Association headquarters for a vigil in remembrance of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown. Image credit:  Nicole Glass Photography/Shutterstock.com

10 US States With Most Mass Shootings

Most victims in mass shootings committed in public spaces today are unnervingly people who simply happen to be in the vicinity of the shooter.

June 16, 2020 05:26

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