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What if we told you that Columbus isn’t the only world explorer who deserves a holiday? This week in history marks the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook and his crew becoming the first Europeans to sail below the Antarctic Circle!

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Whether it’s playing with an electric train set or watching Thomas the Tank Engine, locomotives have sparked excitement in children of all ages for over a century. Teaching our children about the history of trains is an important topic to cover since they are an invention that marked a new age and way of life.

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If there’s one thing that has fascinated man since the beginning of time, it’s flying! Designs for the first flying contraption can be traced back to the 5th century. This post takes a look at the history of aviation – from machines with flapping wings to high-speed jets.

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While teaching children about the role of government in our society is essential, it can be daunting to learn, with lots of memorization and dull textbooks. There’s a way, however, to make learning about the presidential election process fun. So what’s the secret sauce? Well, it’s not actually sauce – it’s soup!

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Posted by Amy Pak on

Can We Trust the History Books We Read? THIS is a loaded question. First of all, know this. ALL history is written with a bias. Any author is going to bend, support, or omit information that will create a view or meet an agenda. At best, we can call it a “perspective”; at worst, “propaganda.”

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