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History..just just cant get enough!


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History..just just cant get enough!

History..just just cant get enough!

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The way we study History needs to change…

Helen Keller 1880-1960 For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.

Helen Keller 1880-1960 For overcoming her deaf & blindness and becoming an Author, an Activist and a Humanitarian.

Anne Frank

John Coffee Hays, famous Texas ranger captain and Indian fighter of the 1840s. Today, there is a county named for him.

Captain Samuel Hamilton Walker, famous Texas Ranger, Indian Fighter & soldier. The famous "Colt Walker" was designed by Samuel Colt after discussion between the two men and Walker described what he considered would be the perfect fighting revolver. Sam Colt later designed the revolver and then placed Captain Walker's name on it. The rest is history.

Sam Houston (1793-1863), first President of the Republic of Texas after defeating Mexico at the Battle of San Jacinto. Sam lived with the Cherokee Indians for awhile and learned to speak their language.

Legendary lawman Texas Ranger William A. A. "Big Foot" Wallace is born in 1817. A descendant of Scottish Highlanders William Wallace & Robert The Bruce. Half outlaw and half soldier Rangers fought both outlaws & Indians via google.com.

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Mark Twain

Nadia Comaneci. Every girl wanted to be her. ♥

We Will Never Forget. =,(

Lincoln

Hatfield-McCoy Feud

Bea Arthur (née Bernice Frankel) (1922-2009) SSgt. USMC 1943-45 WW II. Enlisted and assigned as typist at Marine HQ in Wash DC, then air stations in VA and NC. Best remembered for her title role in the TV series “Maude” and as Dorothy in "Golden Girls".

Babies strapped in seats in 747 Jumbo jet enroute Clark AB to LAX. Photo: Robert Stinnett / Oakland Tribune, April 12, 1975. This was part of the orphan airlift, called “Operation Babylift” from Vietnam to the US that took place in 1975, primarily by World Airways. Via The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California

Beaufort, South Carolina. Several generations of a slave family, all born on the plantation of J.J. Smith. Taken in 1862 by Timothy O'Sullivan.

Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder 1948! I love Little House on the Prairie!

John F. Kennedy's Funeral ~ A horse-drawn caisson bears the body of President John F. Kennedy into Arlington Cemetery, November 25, 1963.

Hitler after the fall of Paris - 1940

Sally Ride (First American Woman in space) has died after a 17-month long battle against pancreatic cancer. She became a household name after her historic flight on Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, and then used her high-profile to encourage kids, especially young girls, to pursue science, math, and engineering careers. Sally, you will be dearly missed.

Soldiers of the 4th U.S. Infantry Division look at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, after the French capital had been liberated on August 25, 1944.

Julia Dent Grant. Wife of Ulysses S. Grant. As First Lady it was suggested to her that she have an operation to correct her crossed eyes, but President Grant said that he liked her just the way she was.

One of the most iconic images in American history: On Nov. 25, 1963 -- his third birthday -- John Jr. Kennedy salutes the casket of his father, who was assassinated three days earlier.

Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje*, Macedonia, on August 26**, 1910. Her family was of Albanian descent. At the age of twelve, she felt strongly the call of God. She knew she had to be a missionary to spread the love of Christ. At the age of eighteen she left her parental home in Skopje and joined the Sisters of Loreto, an Irish community of nuns with missions in India.

Susan Blow (1843–1916). In 1873, Susan Blow fought to bring kindergarten into the St. Louis Public Schools, making St. Louis the first school district in the nation to offer kindergarten. By the time of her death in 1916, more than 400 cities had kindergartens in the public schools.