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Articles by Madeline Hiltz:

The Roosevelt’s are one of America’s most successful political families. However, although Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt have been extensively studied, one Roosevelt who was…

In a tiny peninsula outside of the Free City of Danzig, ruins can still be found from the first battle of the Second World War.…

Bungee jumping is one of those things that make people stop and wonder how in the world was this activity ever discovered? Modern-day bungee jumping…

For being a relatively small river gunboat, the USS Wake¬†has a surprisingly long history. Initially ready for service in 1927, the gunboat has been captured…

Puff The Magic Dragon wasn’t just a popular song by Peter Paul & Mary in the 1960s but was also the nickname for the Douglas…

Although it might look like a normal bridge today, the Nijmegen bridge was a pivotal strategic point throughout the entirety of the Second World War.…

The idea of banning certain weapons of war might seem ironic. After all, isn’t the purpose of weapons created for war to wreak havoc against…

Marcella LeBeau is 101-years-old but has accomplished enough in her life to fill three centuries of living. She has been inducted into the South Dakota…

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Americans faced a major toilet-paper shortage with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this was not the first time American’s nearly ran out of…

exhibit about the 1912 Presidential Election which featured four candidates in which Theodore Roosevelt ran as a Progressive, William Howard Taft as a Republican, Eugene V. Debs as a Socialist, and Woodrow Wilson as a Democrat

It is a well-known fact that the United States entered the First World War in April 1917, but if it had been up to Teddy…

Bruno Mussolini was the second acknowledged son of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and his wife, Rachele. He was a decorated and experienced pilot, but his…

Battles typically have a lasting physical impact on the places where they occur. Here we compare historic battlefields to their modern-day counterparts to see how…