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On February 25, 1948, Martin Luther King, Jr. was ordained a Baptist minister and became an assistant pastor at his father’s church in Atlanta, Georgia. As for how he helped organize the first African-American civil rights movement – you’ll have to keep reading and find out!

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Abraham Lincoln is by far one of America’s most well-known presidents – and for good reason, since he managed to accomplish a great deal during his relatively short life! From being the 16th president of the United States to saving the Union during the Civil War, Abe Lincoln’s legacy continues to spark interest.

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As technology continues to advance right before our very eyes, we often forget that before swiping and scrolling, there was tapping – and by tapping, we mean morse code! On January 6, 1838, Samuel Morse demonstrated the telegraph for the first time. In this post, we’ll discuss this revolutionary piece of technology.

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Mankind has dreamed of flying for centuries. However, it wasn’t until 1903 that a pair of brothers solved the impossible mystery of a heavier-than-air flight. So, how did this dynamic duo of ordinary bicycle mechanics design the first successful flying machine? We’ll discuss it in this post.

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It’s hard to believe that less than 100 years ago, segregation between black and white people existed. Due to the Jim Crow Laws, African Americans were only allowed to drink from specific water fountains, borrow books from “black” libraries, and sit in a section on the back of the bus designated for them.

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