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The Stonewall Rebellion of New York City

The Stonewall Rebellion of New York City

Kaeden Wise May 12, 2023

A routine NYPD raid of the local LGBTQ+ club, the Stonewall Inn, occurred on June 28th, 1969. The Stonewall Riots, or Stonewall Rebellion, were six days of protesting in response to the blatant homophobia...

Amelia Earhart And Her Disappearance

Amelia Earhart And Her Disappearance

Vanesa Garcia Vasquez May 12, 2023

Amelia Mary Earhart was born on July 24, 1897, in Atchison, Kansas. Earhart openly defied traditional gender roles from a young age. She played basketball, took a course on auto repair, and shortly attended...

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The Rise of Hitler

Jade Alderson October 17, 2022

Many people raise the question of why Hitler was such a horrible person. Many people are horrible. He was just put in charge. How did he get where he was though? Hitler was born on April 20th, 1889,...

The Holocaust: An Overview

Jade Alderson September 30, 2022

The Holocaust was a mass genocide event that happened shortly before and during WW2. Adolf Hilter was the main man in charge, and he was the one that began the holocaust. He became chancellor in 1933 which...

History of Feminism

History of Feminism

Kaeden Wise September 30, 2022

Feminism has a long and challenging history. French philosopher Charles Fourier coined the term feminism in 1837. The first attempt to organize a women’s rights movement was around July 1848 in Seneca...

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The Life of Aaron Burr; The Man Who Killed Hamilton

Lauren Kramer, Writer February 1, 2022

Aaron Burr was born on February 6, 1756, in Newark, New Jersey. His father, Aaron Burr Senior, was the president of the College of New Jersey and was a Presbyterian minister. His mother, Esther Edwards...

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The Life of Cleopatra – The Egyptian Queen

Lauren Kramer, Writer October 9, 2021

Cleopatra’s full name is Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator, which means Cleopatra the Father-Loving Goddess in Greek. Cleopatra was born in 69 BC in Egypt, but was not actually an Egyptian. Her family origins...

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The History of Witchcraft

Lily Pliske October 8, 2020

The Salem witch trials began in the spring of 1962 in Salem, Massachusetts. When a group of girls said the devil had possessed them. They went on to accuse several women in their village of witchcraft....

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Forgotten Women: Anne Bonny

Micaela Gaither, Series Editor March 9, 2020

Pirates, the swashbuckling sailors, responsible for the theft of Aztec gold and the pillaging of villages.  They are usually associated with males, too, not often do you hear the mention of a female pirate....

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The History of Diversity

Jess Winkler, Writer February 12, 2020

Diversity has been a problem for a very long time. We have been through thick and thin just to get to the point we are today. The history of when people were welcome and accepted is a very long list that...

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The American Revolution

Jess Winkler, Writer January 20, 2020

With Betsy Ross’s flag held high and soldiers slowly taking the high ground, we won the battle against Britain in Yorktown with many casualties and hard work leading up to the fight. In order to understand...

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Greek to Roman

Jess Winkler, Writer October 13, 2019

Greece and Rome have been at each other's throats for as long as Rome has been Rome. The Roman people were originally known as Etruscans until the Latins kicked them out. Rome has been to war with Greece...

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