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World History

Discover 20th Century world history by reading historical documents and articles about European, Asian, African, and Latin American history including the two World Wars, the Cold War, mass genocide, the rise and fall of Communism, and more. It includes maps, images, and timelines.

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Discover the important role coffee played to soldiers on both sides of battlelines. Learn the many ways it was prepared in camp and how it becamse a staple of army life.

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Join Barbara Hughes as she portrays Mrs. Mahala Douglas and brings the events of April 14-15, 1912, and the sinking of the Titanic, to life through first-person accounts and stories.

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