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Emancipation

Never for one minute Believe You are not Free
Declare your Independence whomever You be
Observe this day, this Fourth of July
Proud of who You are; Your head held high… 30 more words

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Know Your Signers: Part 5 - George Read to George Wythe

Heading out of Pennsylvania, we now cross the Mason-Dixon line which would soon separate the slave states from the free states. Of course, while slavery was endemic in the South (I mean they had those big plantations and ignited a war by seceding from the union over this), the North wasn’t completely slavery free either. 5,641 more words

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Amazing People Education - 4th of July Celebrations!

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Celebrate Independence Day by honoring Amazing Americans. Meet incredible individuals who contributed to the development of America. There are many amazing founding fathers and mothers that we can research and gain a great perception of how they helped shape America. 584 more words

Education

A story for every stone

My explorations of Portland’s historic Lone Fir Cemetery found lots of fascinating headstones. Each represents a life, a full story, a story that intersects with hundreds of other stories. 69 more words

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Frank Green, Liverpool's L.S.Lowry at St George's Hall

Last weekend gave us a fantastic prestigious art fair, with the Royal Liver Building hosting the Liverpool Contemporary Arts Fair now in its second year. 364 more words

Community

Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico: Doorway to the Universe

One of my must-see places when I visited Puerto Rico was the jaw-dropping Arecibo Observatory, the largest single-dish radio telescope in the World.

A staggering 1000 feet in diameter, the enormous dish of the telescope is quite literally built into the mouth of a sink hole in Puerto Rico’s central mountains. 208 more words

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