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At Arcadia, we believe you can never get enough history. That’s why we have this online blog, where we share unique American history stories, author features, and even some previews of our newest books. Join the community of history buffs here at Arcadia Publishing, and explore even more of American history today!
The Mysterious Amelia Earhart
What happened to Amelia Earhart when she vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937? We’re diving into the moments that led up to her disappearance and modern day theories about the fate of the pilot. 
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7 Famous Must-See American Skyscrapers
Skyscrapers have captured the minds of Americans for decades with their stunning architecture and seemingly impossibility height. These are 7 skyscrapers that you’ve got to check out. 
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Author Spotlight: E.B. White
Children’s stories, literary essays, and the rules of grammar composed the career of renowned writer E.B. White. We’re taking a look into the life of the writer and the stories he left behind. 
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6 Famous City Parks You Can’t Miss
Since the first cities started cropping up in the Colonies, American city landscapers have been including parks in their metropolis designs. In some cities, their parks have become popular among tourists and locals alike. It’s thought that community green spaces are good for the general wellbeing of those who utilize them. These are 6 of the most popular city parks you won’t want to miss. 
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Author Spotlight: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Author of the renowned The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne made a career for himself as a writer and politician in ways that altered American culture at the time. This is the life that created the influential man. 
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General Washington: A True American Hero
The name George Washington is one of the most well-known in American history. A military and political leader, Washington set out to create a new and great nation with the other Founding Fathers. But his life was much more than the Revolutionary War or his presidency – read on for 5 of our best reads about Washington’s life, from his childhood in Virginia to his time in office!
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