5 Early American Pilots Who Made History
When the Orville brothers conducted the first successful test flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, very few could have predicted how important aviators would become to American culture. Here, we’re delving into the history of just five of America’s greatest aviators.
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How One Man Shaped America: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal
The country was three years into the Depression when President Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected into office in 1933. He immediately set to introducing sweeping changes, establishing programs to create jobs and boost financial security as part of his New Deal. This is how President Roosevelt and the New Deal faced the Great Depression and emerged triumphant. 
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Reconstruction in America: Rebuilding the Union After the Civil War
The American Civil War (1861-1865) marked some of the most divisive and devastating years in the country’s history. Afterwards, the country entered what modern historians call Reconstruction. Looking back, Reconstruction is seen as a transformative, but challenging era in American history. This is everything you need to know about post-Civil War Reconstruction in America.
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5 Famous Faces of Television You Should Know
America’s first television sets began appearing in homes in 1938. Since its inception, the faces that appeared on televisions nationwide have risen to new levels of fame. Here, we’re diving into some of the most famous people in American television history. 
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Developing the Atomic Bomb: A Look Inside the Country’s Most Devastating Weapon
In August, 1945, the war in Europe was finally drawing to a close. Now, American forces were focusing their attention on the battle in the Pacific Ocean. After years of bloodshed, President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave permission to American scientists to begin the Manhattan Project. Here, we’re looking back at the pivotal moments, key players, and the public’s response to the development of the atomic bombs.
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7 Historic American Music Festivals
Since the 1960s, music festivals in American have been a place for music lovers to gather for daily live concerts performed by their favorite artists. While there are thousands of music festivals in the United States today, we’ve selected seven to highlight here that are among the most historic music festivals in the country. 
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Author Spotlight: Ray Bradbury
Born in 1920, Ray Bradbury is one of the biggest names in American science-fiction. The author of over 300 stories, Bradbury revolutionized the sci-fi genre with his dystopic fiction, including the well-known Fahrenheit 451. In honor of his August birthday, we’re taking a look at some of the places that helped create a giant in the world of American literature!
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Saving Lives in Seattle: The Story of Medic One
In Seattle, emergency medicine was forever changed with the founding of Medic One, a paramedic service dedicated to improving people’s health before they even reached the ER. Seattle's Medic One: How We Don't Die divulges the history of this revolutionary foundation – read on for a sneak peek of the book, out Monday, August 5!
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