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05Oct 18

Women fought in the Mexican Revolution

The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 and lasted for several years. It ended dictatorship in the country and started a new age for Mexico. Many women took part in the long conflict. Some “soldaderas,” as they were called, took on traditional roles and provided services like nursing. Others fought with…

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14Aug 17

Workers risk their lives to fix the Great Wall of China

Workers that repair the Great Wall of China do so secured by a simple rope that is held by another person. It is a very dangerous job. Workers need to be brave and be very careful so that their repairs don't affect the wall's historical accuracy. They see the job…

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Video: Using Weather Data in Vietnam War

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See how troops gathered weather data during the Vietnam War (1954–1975).

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