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Veterans Day: How it differs from Memorial Day
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What is the difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day? Read More

Veterans Day: How it differs from Memorial Day
History of Election Day: Why we vote on a Tuesday in November
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Why do we vote on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November? Read More

History of Election Day: Why we vote on a Tuesday…
History of Guy Fawkes Day: How gunpowder mixed with Parliament
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HISTORY OF GUY FAWKES DAY For our friends across the Pond November 5th is known as "Bonfire Night" or "Guy Fawkes Night," and all over Britain peopl… Read More

History of Guy Fawkes Day: How gunpowder mixed wit…
History of Daylight Saving Time - Fall Back
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HISTORY OF DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME - ENDING Daylight Saving Time, or DST, is a brilliant campaign to convince us that we're getting more daylight each… Read More

History of Daylight Saving Time – Fall Back
History of November: That In-between Month
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HISTORY OF NOVEMBER November is the penultimate month of the year, meaning next to the last. It used to be the ninth month (Latin: novem) until Janua… Read More

History of November: That In-between Month
Information Reformation
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Historical parallels between the what Martin Luther did with the moveable type printing price that was the spark that ignited the Reformation and the… Read More

Information Reformation
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