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American History

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1770 British explorer Captain James Cook first sights Australia. Writes in his log book that "what we have as yet seen of this land appears rather low, and not very hilly, the face of the Country green and Woody, but the Sea shore is all a white Sa

Article Image, By Edward Curtin

Here's a film about the 1950s - "The World As It Was- that will tell you a great deal about life in the U.S.A. today, while disabusing anyone of the notion that nostalgia for that mephitic decade is in order, for it was a time when "dem

Article Image, by James Bovard

Last August, 12-year-old Jaiden Rodriguez was kicked out of a public-school classroom in Colorado Springs after school officials decreed that the Gadsden flag patch on his backpack was "disruptive to the classroom environment."