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Billy the Kid Photo Sells for $2.3 Million

The only authenticated photograph of wild west gunslinger Billy the Kid sold for more than anticipated. Click here for more details.

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Black History Month

Yesterday was the last day of Black History Month. Celebrated annually in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States since 1976. It is sometimes called African-American History Month in the United States. It started as Negro History Week in … Continue reading

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Five myths about why the South seceded

1. The South seceded over states’ rights. 2. Secession was about tariffs and taxes. 3. Most white Southerners didn’t own slaves, so they wouldn’t secede for slavery. 4. Abraham Lincoln went to war to end slavery. 5. The South couldn’t … Continue reading

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