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Boston Tea Party
Original Artist - Robert Reid Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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The Boston Tea Party: No Taxation Without Representation

On December 16, 1773 a group of demonstrators disguised as Indians destroyed an entire shipment of tea sent to the colonies by the East India Company.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  Under-Secretary-General for Public Information of the UN Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal speaks the special Screening Of HBO's "The Battle Of AmfAR" at United Nations Headquarters on November 26, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for HBO)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26: Under-Secretary-General for Public Information of the UN Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal speaks the special Screening Of HBO's "The Battle Of AmfAR" at United Nations Headquarters on November 26, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for HBO)
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

Sixty-five years ago today, nine years before the United States Congress passed the first Civil Rights Act of 1957; the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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American men guarding their private beer brewing hide-out, during prohibition.   (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
American men guarding their private beer brewing hide-out, during prohibition. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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Prohibition Repealed

One of the most ironic events in modern history is Utah of all places casting the 36th vote to repeal the 18th Amendment of Prohibition.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27:  The United Nations Security Council votes on a resolution regarding Syria's chemical weapons program September 27, 2013 at U.N. headquarters in New York City. The Security Council today voted unanimously on a resolution that compels Syria to give up its chemical-weapon stockpile or face consequences. To that end, it requires unfettered access to international chemical-weapons experts, according to published reports.  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 27: The United Nations Security Council votes on a resolution regarding Syria's chemical weapons program September 27, 2013 at U.N. headquarters in New York City. The Security Council today voted unanimously on a resolution that compels Syria to give up its chemical-weapon stockpile or face consequences. To that end, it requires unfettered access to international chemical-weapons experts, according to published reports. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images
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The United Nations: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

One of their goals is human rights yet I sure don’t seem much action against China or any Middle Eastern countries for their treatment of women.

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While newsmen take notes, Chairman Dies of House Committee investigating Un-American activities, proofs & reads his statement replying to Pres. Roosevelt's attack on the Committee, Oct. 26, 1938 (Copyright Expired)
While newsmen take notes, Chairman Dies of House Committee investigating Un-American activities, proofs & reads his statement replying to Pres. Roosevelt's attack on the Committee, Oct. 26, 1938 (Copyright Expired)
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The House Committee on Un-American Activities

Those few who are familiar with the House Committee on Un-American Activities name usually associate it incorrectly with Senator Joseph McCarthy,

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President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy ride with secret agents in an open car motorcade shortly before the president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963) and his wife Jacqueline Kennedy ride with secret agents in an open car motorcade shortly before the president was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, November 22, 1963. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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JFK: Fifty Years Later

Lee Harvey Oswald is alleged to have fired three shots from a window on the sixth floor of the Texas Book Depository Building in Dallas Texas. What ever happened to this window?

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ARLINGTON, VA  - NOVEMBER 11:  Cpl. Dimitry Nussberg (C), a Marine who served in Iraq, salutes with John Horan (L), a Navy veteran who served in WWII, and David Millan (R), and Air Force veteran who served in WWII, during a Veterans Day event at Arlington National Cemetery November 11, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia.  Veterans Day is the anniversary of the Armistice which formally ended World War I and is now celebrated in the United States to honor all veterans for there service.  (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - NOVEMBER 11: Cpl. Dimitry Nussberg (C), a Marine who served in Iraq, salutes with John Horan (L), a Navy veteran who served in WWII, and David Millan (R), and Air Force veteran who served in WWII, during a Veterans Day event at Arlington National Cemetery November 11, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. Veterans Day is the anniversary of the Armistice which formally ended World War I and is now celebrated in the United States to honor all veterans for there service. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
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Veterans Day: Honor Their Service

A WWII vet from Birmingham, Alabama named Raymond Weeks thought Armistice Day should be a day to celebrate the service of all veterans.

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Investors rush to withdraw their savings during a stock market crash, circa 1929. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Investors rush to withdraw their savings during a stock market crash, circa 1929. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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The 1929 Stock Market Crash

The stock market had been on a nine year run increasing profits tenfold. The market peaked at 381.17 on September 3, 1929 just 26 days before the crash.

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Statue Of Liberty
Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images
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Happy Birthday, Statue of Liberty

Having been born in the United States I can only imagine what European immigrants felt when Lady Liberty floated into view.

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Columbus Day Parade Held In New York
Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
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Did Columbus Really Discover America?

Columbus landed on the islands of Cuba and Hispaniola convinced that these were the outer islands of China.

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