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Grand Canyon Saved From Industrialization

It was a move to guarantee that one of nature’s masterpieces would not disappear under the industrialization of the West. Using a provision in the Antiquities Act, President Theodore Roosevelt issued a proclamation declaring the Grand Canyon a national monument on January 11, 1908. It was later classified as a U.S. National Park by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919.

Sue the Dinosaur Finds a New Home in Chicago

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The Great Chicago Fire

A city constructed of wood and thirsty for water after a long dry summer. Chicago was a hotbed ... more

Kennedy Family 1962 Vacation

Take a look behind the scenes at Lewis Bay in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, as the Kennedys spend ... more
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