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ChronoScribe – The Future of History

ChronoScribe – The Future of History

(stone scraping) (continues scraping, music begins to play) (indistinct voices murmuring in the distance) History is the living, breathing story of us understanding history is key to the progress of mankind, whether its history on a global scale, or our own personal journeys… if we don’t know where we’ve been how can we possibly know …

These Are The Biggest Traitors In US History

These Are The Biggest Traitors In US History

10 Biggest Traitors In US History 10) Julius and Ethel Rosenberg When Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were brought before a jury in 1951, the event became the Trial of the Century. At least until that title was stolen by another trail with the Kardashians and a certain footballer who DEFINITELY DIDN’T KILL HIS WIFE. The …

Spanish-American War | Animated History

Spanish-American War | Animated History

Anything to report? Nope. All is calm. Wait! There! Is that an explosive mine!? Oh, that? That’s a banana-rat. Thing’s the size of a doberman. Yeah, disgusting, isn’t it. Well, everything’s fine then. Yup. Yup. Yup. Yup. Did I mention I retire in two days? Really. That’s gre– Remember when Spain was the most dominant …

West Virginia Shouldn’t Exist

West Virginia Shouldn’t Exist

There’s no stranger political division in the United States than between Virginia and West Virginia, and through most reasonable interpretations, it should not exist. The eastern part of Virginia played a very important role in the American colonies, and later in America. Four of the first five US Presidents were Virginians. Just before the Civil …

Top 7 Best Snipers In American History!

Top 7 Best Snipers In American History!

From the number of confirmed kills to longest shots ever made, here are 7 of the deadliest snipers in American history. 7. Carlos Norman Hathcock Carlos Hathcock is a Marine Corps sniper whose success in the Vietnam war became legendary. He is famous for his confirmed kill count of 93. It is most likely that …

David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians

David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians

JUDY WOODRUFF: In 2013, billionaire investor, businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein set out an ambitious plan, to moderate a series of conversations with prominent historians in front of an audience of bipartisan lawmakers. The goal? To make members of Congress more knowledgeable about the past, so they could better deal with the country’s future. Rubenstein …