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Talk Like a Pilgrim~ List of common phrases and historic expressions with audio. For example, instead of saying, "Congratulations!" the Pilgrims might have said, "Huzzah!"

Talk Like a Pilgrim | Plimoth Plantation

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Puritan Democracy. How anyone survived is anyone's guess. Salem Witch Trials

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Sacagewea we visited this park at Sacagewea's birth place in Idaho when I was a kid.

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Oh the irony. 1930s ad for Ironized Yeast Pills that would supposedly make women gain weight in order to be bikini ready in the summer.

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A boy, his pedal plane, and his pit bull dog. - I'm sorry I love this!

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Col. J.B. Duman 1860 - 1865

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ronald reagan

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This captures it.

Salute - Chris Hopkins

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A heartwarming photo of Fred Astaire dancing with his son Fred Astaire Junior.

UPDATE – Considering Ribbon Belts

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Capturing History: "The Unboxing of the Statue of Liberty in 1885."

BACK THEN...: UNBOXING HE STATUE OF LIBERTY - 1885

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Harry Patch. Harry was the last Tommy to survive the horror of the trenches of WWI. He died aged 111 in 2009. He never forgot those lost and always made sure to remember lost Germans as well as Allied troops. A quote from Harry: "Irrespective of the uniforms we wore, we were all victims."

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Kay Metheson standing behind Scotland's Stone of Destiny. Ms. Metheson was one of four Scottish nationalists who stole the stone from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day, 1950. The stone, the coronation seat of Scottish kings, was taken from Scotland in 1296 by Edward I and made into the seat of the coronation chair for future kings of England. Ms. Metheson and 3 others stole the stone. In 1996 England officially returned the stone to Scotland.

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A rare image . . . from the look of these soldiers this is a late civil War photo of a battle-hardened company. A company would have started with around 100 men, there were no replacements. After a hard campaign between caualties and disease this is what might be left . . .

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Kings and Queens of England: Episode 2: Middle Ages - YouTube

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▶ Kings and Queens of England: Episode 5: Georgians - YouTube

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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Sekey Shimpatchi, interpreter, member of the mission to the United States.

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"Christmas, 1776" - illustration for The American Magazine, January 1940 - by Mead Schaeffer

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charm school

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How the Vietnam War Was Won and Lost

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Interesting Facts about Benjamin Franklin

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The Titanic at 100: Mystery Solved on the History Channel. A team of scientists, engineers, archaeologists and imaging experts have joined forces to answer one of the most haunting questions surrounding the legendary disaster: Just how did the "unsinkable" ship break apart and plunge into the icy waters of the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912?

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