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SLPL_History created a list Nov 25 2019
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Boston in the American Revolution

"Boston played an important role in the American Revolution; it was the capital of the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay; the home of the colonial government; and the center of trade and commerce for the colony. Boston Harbor was the major port for im..."
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SLPL_History created a list Oct 30 2019
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Overshadowed Events in History

"Throughout history various important events have been overshadowed by events of larger significance. This list, while by no means exhaustive, aims to shine a light on some of those overshadowed events."
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SLPL_History created a list Oct 25 2019
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A Splendid Little War: the Spanish American War

"The Spanish American War began on April 25, 1898 when the United States declared war against Spain. There were many reasons for doing so, but chief among them were America's support for the ongoing struggle by Cubans and Filipinos against Spanish ..."
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SLPL_History created a list Sep 26 2019
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Battle of the Little Bighorn

"The Battle of the Little Bighorn (commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand) occurred near the Little Bighorn River in the southern Montana Territory on June 25, 1876. The combatants were federal troops led by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong..."
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SLPL_History created a list Nov 27 2018
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Andersonville: Notorious Civil War Prison Camp

"Andersonville was a notorious Confederate military prison. The prison (which was located in Macon County in southwest Georgia) began receiving inmates in April 1864. The prison was originally designed to hold 10,000 men---but by late 1864 held..."
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