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Inventors

The 1800′s was a time ripe for inventors. Many different inventions that we now use today had their start during this time …

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Composers

Many famous classical composers lived during the 1800s. Each one has a different story, but all are fascinating. Beethoven was mostly deaf …

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Independence for Latin America

  The American and French Revolutions led many Spanish and Portuguese colonies in South America to start their own revolutions and claim …

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Lewis and Clark Expedition

In May of 1804, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark lead the Corps of Discovery in an expedition to the Pacific Ocean. This …

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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars were a series of military campaigns led by Napoleon Bonaparte’s French Empire and opposing groups. At first, Napoleon had …

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French Revolution

The French Revolution was a ten year period (1789-1799) that marked great changes in France culturally and politically. The first year of …

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Russia

The history of Russia begins with a group called the East Slavs between the 3rd and 8th centuries. Throughout time, the Russian …

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The American Revolution

The Revolutionary War began as a war between Great Britain and the Thirteen Colonies but eventually involved France, Spain, and the Netherlands. …

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Explorations of Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone was a famous American explorer and pioneer. The stories of his expeditions made him into one of the first folk …