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Rosa Parks decided she was not going to move to the back of the bus. - Such a brave lady.

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An accidental martyr? The 100-year mystery of why suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the king's horse

Đòi quyền bình đẳng cho phụ nữ cũng là một sự kiến lớn trong thập kỷ này. Nó giúp người phụ nữ đấu tranh cho mình, sự kiện này cũng gây ảnh hưởng lớn cho thời trang lúc bấy giờ

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Beatrix Potter and the real Peter Rabbit.

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from Mail Online

Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91

Maureen Dunlop leaving the cockpit of a plane she had just flown in 1944. These female pilots of the British Air Transport Auxiliary flew Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters to air bases in England during WWII ~

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from Mental Floss

10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl

10 Things to Know About Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl--I wouldn't open this page up and read it to students, but it would be good to look over prior to the unit each year so I could share a couple points with them.

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Claus von Stauffenberg, the man who tried to kill Hitler on 20 July 1944. Stauffenberg was a Catholic and a nationalist. He understood that Nazism ultimately undermined Germany and that the mass killings were a crime against God and humanity.

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This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

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