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Alexis Mendez

Alexis Mendez

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Black History

Black History Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U. S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other... More

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Pub. on Feb. 12th 2012

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Earth Day

Earth Day By the early 1960s Americans were becoming aware of the effects of pollution on the environment. Rachel Carson s 1962 bestseller "Silent Spring" raised the specter of the dangerous effects of pestisides on America s countrysides. Later in the decade, a 1969 fire on Cleveland s Cuyahoga River shed light on the problem of... More

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Pub. on Feb. 12th 2012

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries... More

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Pub. on Feb. 12th 2012

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Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe It was many and many a year ago, In a kingdom by the sea, That a maiden there lived whom you may know By the name of ANNABEL LEE; And this maiden she lived with no other thought Than to love and be loved by me. I was a child and she was a child, In this kingdom by the sea; But we loved with a love that... More

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Pub. on Feb. 12th 2012

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