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Railroad Deal of 1944

In 1942, railroad workers’ unions demanded a raise. Concerned about a strike, President Roosevelt ordered an emergency board to settle the dispute and when at the end of 1943 no settlement was reached, the Federal Government took control of the rails.

Al Capone Convicted

It took two years to get him but Al Capone was finally convicted in October 1931. The gangster’s ... more

The Stamp Act Provokes Ire

After Britain won the battle to claim territory west of the Ohio River Valley, they realized ... more

Dylan Goes Electric

At the ripe age of 24, Bob Dylan was already considered to be the voice of his generation. His ... more
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