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Prohibition and American Culture

On January 16, 1920, the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution went into effect, instituting nationwide Prohibition. The amendment prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation

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Maya Daily Life

Over many centuries, Maya civilization flourished at a number of powerful centers throughout what is now southern Mexico and northern Central America. At such sites

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Space, Soviets, and Sputnik

It’s the stuff of great science fiction movies, theme park rides… and real life. Nothing captivates the American imagination quite like space travel. And for

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Flagellants in Tournai, illustration
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Living with the Black Death

The Black Death was the most devastating natural disaster in world history, killing an estimated 25 million people. Between headlines and horror movies, students are

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