March 2017

Cultural History
Luke Trevino

The Star Spangled Banner

Francis Scott Key was born on August 1, 1779 in Terra Rubra, Maryland. After graduating college, Key began to study law in hopes of becoming

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Descriptive Article
Alejandro Alcala

The Mesopotamian Foe: The Assyrians

Around the mid-700s through mid-600s BCE, there was a feared empire east of Mesopotamia, reaching from modern-day Iraq to modern-day Turkey and down through Egypt.

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Cultural History
Marissa Gonzalez

The Statue of Liberty

On October 28, 1886, a 240-foot tall structure originally named “Liberty Enlightening the World” was revealed to an audience on Ellis Island in New York.

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Classical History (600 BCE-600 CE)
Jennifer Pogue

The Mass Suicide of Masada

Masada was an impressive fortress built upon a plateau to protect Jewish Zealots and refugees from the Romans. The Jews wisely chose this location because

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