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United States Time Zones

The time zones we have today were originally created by the railroad in 1883. “Standard Railway Time” was designed as a uniform time-keeping system. It created four zones for the four regions of the U.S. “Railroad time” was officially adopted by Congress in 1918.

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Pledge of Allegiance

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