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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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 After America was established, many came to realize that without personal rights for citizens and clear government restrictions, the newfound country would inevitably repeat history and become oppressed by unrestrained government officials. On December 15, 1791, the Bill of Rights went into effect.

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Rich in taste and history, marzipan continues to be the sweet almond treat that makes Christmas complete! This shapeable putty made of almonds and confectioners’ sugar is the perfect recipe to add to your history studies this holiday season. Learn more about this delicious almond-flavored dough below!

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Decoupage is an art form known for its one-of-a-kind vintage design. Its steps include cutting out paper, arranging them to your liking, and pasting them onto surfaces to create ornate patterns and designs. Let’s learn more about the origins of decoupage and how you can teach your child this historical craft!

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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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