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Going the Extra Mile In the Name of Health: Say Yes to Fundraisers!

Medical facilities work hard to provide their patients with the best care possible. As such, it is only fair that the community gives back to the healthcare sector through fundraising. Hospitals and medical facilities use their funds for securing the necessary equipment and staffing. Fundraisers can help them fulfill the need quickly. You can also …

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Conceptual hand writing showing Fundraising

No, Magellan and His Spanish Crew Weren’t the First People Around the World

Ask Google or your history teacher who the first person to travel around the world was, and chances are, you’ll get results saying that the honor goes to a Portuguese explorer named Ferdinand Magellan. The story goes that he was given a fleet of ships to sail around the world to find spices which, at …

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Ferdinand Magellan

Black Americans Who Made Major Contributions to American History

Featured Image from: www.biography.com Think about the words “American history” and “Black Americans.” Chances are, images of slavery, Civil War, and racial discrimination. While we can’t deny that the United States had a dark past where Africans and Black Americans were mistreated and abused by White Americans (nor can we deny that racism and bigotry …

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George Washington Carver

An Alternate History: What if the Confederates Won the Civil War?

We’ve seen enough movies and documentaries and read enough literary pieces and biographies to know about the state of the United States before the Civil War. Back when slavery was legal, Africans and African Americans were mistreated, abused, and subjected to torture, physical punishment, and even sexual abuse that, today, would be considered a crime. …

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What if the Confederates Won the Civil War

The United Countries of America: The 11 Different “Cultures” of Our Country

In his book, “American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America”, author and journalist Colin Woodard analyzes the different “cultures” that make up the United States of America. What he found was that E Pluribus Unum is more accurate than we originally thought. What Woodard found was that the America …

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The United Countries of America

Democracy Falls: Why Democracies Fail

Over the past decade, countries all around the world somehow shifted from constitutional democracies into de facto authoritarian regimes, with strongmen rule becoming a common occurrence across Asia, Europe, and even here at home. What’s going on? An Insecure Elite Historically, the economically disadvantaged have always outnumbered the rich. In the medieval times, the rich …

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Why Democracies Fail

Pirates of the South China Sea: Hong Kong’s Role in the History of Asian Piracy

Known as the modern Pearl of the Orient (unseating Shanghai and Manila) and the City of Life, Hong Kong is a sterling example of 21st century Asia: highly urbanized, has a transportation system that rivals that of Tokyo, and is culturally and financially diverse, with a high quality of living for most citizens. Beneath the …

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Hong Kong’s Role in the History of Asian Piracy
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