In 2012, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) listed over 9,000 plant and animal species as either critica...
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In 1879, author Robert
Louis Stevenson traveled from Great Britain to New York. From there, he took a
train across the United...
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Women’s History Month is traditionally held in March, but the study of women’s history is valuable all twelve months of the yea...
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Forty-four men have
served as President of the United States. They have lead the country through
wars, economic depressions, ...
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The United States and Canada observe Black
History month in February; the United Kingdom observes it in October. While the
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With a little fairy dust, we can all fly to
Neverland by reading J. M. Barrie’s wonderful fantasy “Peter Pan.” This Reading
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There are many unsung
African American heros and heroines in science and technology. Their
contributions are often unknown to...
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The French Revolution
began in 1789 and took the idea of modern democracy from the fledgling United
States to Europe. A perio...
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"For never was there a tale of more
woe/Than this of Juliet and her Romeo." The last lines of William
Shakespeare's "Romeo an...
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Lewis Carroll's iconic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is a journey with little Alice through a fantastical world full of va...
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