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How Iran’s Soleimani became a US target

How Iran’s Soleimani became a US target

On January 3rd, the United States launched a drone strike near the Baghdad International airport in Iraq. It killed several Iraqi and Iranian military officials, including Iran’s top commander named Qassem Soleimani. Moments later, Iran’s Supreme leader declared Soleimani a… Continue Reading

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History of the U.S. Flag, in Paper

The first flag of the United States was adopted in 1777 out of the colors red, white, and blue. The new country had just declared its independence from Britain, and was made of 13 new states that used to be… Continue Reading

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Weird Borders: State Borders of the United States of America

Weird Borders: State Borders of the United States of America

The US states have some iconic shape, but if you look closely ,you’ll see many irregularities, such as the Kentucky Bend, which is a tiny piece of Kentucky, home to 18 people, cut off from the rest of Kentucky by… Continue Reading

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Civil Rights & Liberties: Crash Course Government #23

Civil Rights & Liberties: Crash Course Government #23

Hi, I’m Craig, and this is Crash Course Government and Politics, and today we’re finally, at long last, moving on from the structures and branches of government and onto the structures and branches of trees. This is a nature show… Continue Reading

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The United States of America’s Flag and its Story

The United States of America’s Flag and its Story

The United States of America is a federal republic located primarily within North America. It consists of 50 states, the federal district of Washington, D.C., and a number of territories in the Pacific and Caribbean, including Puerto Rico. The flag… Continue Reading

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Why Are There SO Many Confederate Monuments?

Why Are There SO Many Confederate Monuments?

This is the Appomattox statue in Alexandria Virginia, a monument constructed in 1889 to honor Alexandria’s Confederate dead in the US Civil War. Since then, it has been at the center of debates about the use of public space. People… Continue Reading

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The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia (Full Length Documentary)

The Cannibal Warlords of Liberia (Full Length Documentary)

SHANE SMITH: So is that why your nickname was General Butt Naked? SHANE SMITH: A lot of people would drink or do drugs before fighting? SHANE SMITH: Yeah. SHANE SMITH: So you killed the child? JOSHUA BLAHYI: Yes. SHANE SMITH:… Continue Reading

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The Cannibal Generals of Liberia

The Cannibal Generals of Liberia

SHANE SMITH: In this episode, we go to Liberia and hang out with cannibal warlords. MALE SPEAKER 1: I lift it up on the temple. I’m gonna eat it. [GUNFIRE] MALE SPEAKER 1: It’s a Liberian general’s heart. SHANE SMITH:… Continue Reading