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The #PoconoMtns is home to the famous, Lincoln Flag, which cradled Lincoln’s head the night he was assassinated. It is displayed at the Pike County Historical Society!

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15 badass women of World War II you didn't learn about in history class.

15 badass women of World War II, Violette Szabo, Allied Spy wreaked havoc against Nazis in France until she was caught and died in Ravensbruck

Moment - consequential - Consequential is something important; significant. This image is significant because its a picture of an African American from World War II. Its a part of history and serves as an evidence of the terrible chaos. This image contains balance and line as well.

Isabell Meggett, 86, was born in and grew up in a slave cabin on Point of Pines Plantation — also known as Mitchell Place — in 1930. The small cabin has been relocated to the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture and will provide a vivid image of America’s slave-holding past.

Ulysses S Grant. Responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of human beings during The War to Prevent Southern Independence. Famously said "let us have peace" at Appomattox. Went on to head what was perhaps the most corrupt administration in US history as 18th President of the United States. Other than that I guess he was a great guy.