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9 of the most memorable presidential elections in American history

While it may seem each presidential election is more shocking than the one before, American politics has a long history of memorable moments. Some elections have dramatically changed the course of history – just weeks after Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861, the Civil War began. The election of 1800 marked […]
9 of the most memorable presidential elections in American history
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9 weddings that marked major moments in history

Weddings have always been considered a source of hope and celebration. Some weddings, like the marriage between Dr. Kerry-Anne Perkins and Michael Gordon at a Black Lives Matter demonstration, have unfolded alongside major moments in history. Others have been the cause of them, such as Mildred and Richard Loving’s nuptials, […]
9 weddings that marked major moments in history
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15 historical events that defined the baby boomer generation

The baby boomer generation has experienced some of the most important events in American history. Politically, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War all affected baby boomers. Woodstock, Beatlemania, and the moon landing also defined the generation. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Throughout history, […]
15 historical events that defined the baby boomer generation
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10 scandals involving first ladies you completely forgot about

Presidents aren’t the only ones who are subject to scandals. First ladies have also been the center of media storms throughout US history. Mary Todd Lincoln was considered scandalous for an excessive spending habit, while Betty Ford was accused of not being conservative enough for the Republican party. Edith Wilson […]
10 scandals involving first ladies you completely forgot about
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11 facts you learned about US history that are false

Not everything you learned in school about US history is 100% accurate. While many consider Christopher Columbus the discoverer of America, he actually never stepped foot in North America. Many believe the Fourth of July is a day to celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence. They’re wrong. Visit […]
11 facts you learned about US history that are false
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15 ways life was better 50 years ago

Not everything is better because of technology. Some things were actually simpler to do 50 years ago. It was easier to meet new people and find your significant other (in life – not on technology). It was cheaper to see a movie and to buy a house. In the past, […]
15 ways life was better 50 years ago