Accidental Freedom: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

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“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!” Those words were uttered by Ronald Reagan in 1987, pleading for the destruction of the Berlin Wall. The wall, although merely 12 feet tall in height, was symbolic of the serious ideological divide between East Germany and West Germany. On the Eastern side, there was Soviet occupation and the …

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“FREEDOM!” The Real Life and Death of Sir William Wallace

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Many people know the name William Wallace. In the clip below, Mel Gibson plays him in the film Braveheart (1995), and it is just one of many examples of how the name William Wallace lives on to this present day. His story is one of a man who had his life and his freedom taken …

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Folk Hero To Radical: The Story of Osama Bin Laden’s Rise to Power

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Many people know the name of Osama Bin Laden. In fact, he was considered to be one of the most wanted men in America and before his death in 2011, he one of the most famous terrorists in the world. When you hear the name Osama, images of strife, chaos and the destruction of the …

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Fire For Learning: Booker T. Washington’s Drive for Education

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A young black man one day overhears a conversation. In between the hard clink clink sound of pickaxe striking the earth and in between the groans and grunts of the hard working men deep in a coal mine, he heard the words that gave him hope for life far beyond that of what the small …

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The History of Hollywood: The Film Industry Exposed

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Hollywood: Perhaps no other place on earth evokes the same air of show-business magic and glamour. The legend of Hollywood began in the early 20th century and is an earmark of modern American society rich in history and innovation. The Origin of Movies The origin of movies and motion pictures began in the late 1800’s, …

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