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Mehmet Samuk

Taverns in Early Massachusetts

In colonial Massachusetts, as in many other American colonies in the 1760s and 1770s, taverns played a critical role in the development of popular resistance to

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Cultural History
Mehmet Samuk

Early Horse Racing in America

Horse racing in North America began almost as soon as Europeans settled the colonies. The first racetrack, called the New Market, was established in 1665

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Aylin Salinas

Cesar Chavez Part I

Cesar Chavez is a very famous Mexican-American labor leader. He inspired many agricultural workers to stand up and face problems in the work force. Chavez

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Cultural History
Aurora Torres

Woodstock 1969: How it Began

The Sixties. We think of the Vietnam War, Civil Rights protests, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Apollo landing on the moon, hippies, Peace

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Esperanza Mauricio

Molly Pitcher

Cannons roared alongside the battle cries of men. The clearing was filled with the sting of fighting. As men collided with one another, women ran

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Cultural History
Mehmet Samuk

The American Lyceums

Lyceums combined education and oratory, two passions of the mid-nineteenth century, in the 1830’s to create a movement that was both popular and educational. The

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