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The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

The United States of America – summary of the country’s history

We begin in 1750 in North America. It’s been 150 years since settlers from Western Europe, mostly fleeing poverty, famine, or religious and political persecution, first arrived on the continent. Their arrival came at the expense of millions of native… Continue Reading

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That Time the US Government Poisoned Alcohol

That Time the US Government Poisoned Alcohol

[INTRO ♪] On Christmas Eve 1926, more than 60 people ended up in a single hospital in New York City. They were violently ill and hallucinating. And despite doctors’ best efforts, within a few days, about half of them died.… Continue Reading