5 Famous American Mansions
For centuries, extravagant mansions have fascinated the public. They capture moments in American history both inside and out. Here are the stories of a few of those homes.
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The Margin of Error: 5 Historical Science Misconceptions
Humans have been making (and breaking) scientific discoveries for centuries. Although many historical discoveries have been proven true in the modern era, there are several scientific theories that have now been debunked. Today, we’re exploring just 5 of the most common misconceptions in science through history!
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7 Famous American Explorers
American explorers can largely be credited with discovering much of today’s knowledge of the country. These are just some of the most famous American explorers you should know.
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Something Womanly Wicked: 5 Books of True Crime Depravity
Where there’s good, there’s also evil. Americans are no strangers to scandal, and the women of American history have produced some of the most appalling crimes of small-town USA. While families across the country prepare for this upcoming Mother’s Day, we’re featuring some of the seedier stories of American women.
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An Artist Rediscovered and Coming to Your Pocket
Author Xiom├íro first learned about Connecticut’s first national park when he began photographing it in 2011. Awareness of this “hallowed site” has risen steadily as residents continue to rediscover its historic namesake.  Read on to learn more about how, starting in 2020, Americans from coast to coast will also become reacquainted with the country’s most beloved Impressionist painter – by reaching into their pockets. 
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Author Spotlight: Walt Whitman
Despite often being called obscene and trashy by critics, Walt Whitman was one of America’s greatest poets. This is how he grew into the internationally acclaimed writer we’re still reading today. 
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The History of Earth Day in the United States
In the 1960s, America saw a wave of grassroots environmental activism. That evolved to form many of today’s policies surrounding the planet’s protection. This blog post covers everything you need to know about the history of Earth Day in the United States. 
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