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are fact-based articles usually focusing on an event or news story. They may
include interviews, eyewitness accounts, or investigative reporting.
Journalistic works are usually written for publication in newspapers and
from Kansas City Star September 1, 1920
In 1920, the 19th Amendment which granted voting rig...
from Daily Illinois State Journal April 15, 1912
In 1912, the supposedly unsinkable "Titanic" sank in...
by Orville and Wilbur Wright from The Early History of the Airplane
Chapter I passage: Major moments in history do not a...
from The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 7, 1904
The world changed forever when the Wright brothers -...
from "Trenton State Gazette" (New Jersey) September 16, 1848
The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in Californ...
from "The Tribune" (San Luis Obispo, California) June 1, 1878
Comanche, a U.S. Army horse, was known as the only U...
from "The Evening Star" (Washington, D.C.) September 10, 1900
The deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history was t...
by Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe's most famous works are full of dark...
from Boston Daily Advertiser, March 24, 1896
The first modern Olympic Games was a much smaller af...
from The Oregonian, October 12, 1918
The 1918 influenza pandemic, often called the Spanis...