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The Movement to Free Niagara

Niagara Falls is considered one of the great natural wonders of the world. But by the early 20th century, it had almost ran dry. Learn about the conservation movement to Free Niagara in this blog post.

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100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

2021 is the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery. The marble tomb serves as a poignant reminder of all those Americans who gave their lives for their country—and never returned home.

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Tip of the Week: Locating Treaties in HeinOnline

A treaty is an agreement between two or more nations. Treaties can either be bilateral (between two countries) or multilateral (between three or more countries). Keep reading this guide to learn a few different methods for efficient treaty research in HeinOnline.

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I Saw A Tiger … in My Neighbor’s Backyard

During the 2020 quarantine Netflix released docuseries Tiger King, which captivated America with relentless twists and turns, making it easy to lose sight of what is perhaps the most shocking revelation in the show: America has a tiger problem. Join us as we explore this issue further.

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All That Glitters Might Be Gold: Establishing the State of California

More than 170 years ago, the course of American history was forever changed when millwright James W. Marshall discovered gold in the new U.S. territory of California. Keep reading to learn more about the gold rush and its role in the formation of “the Golden State.”

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Trees of Green, Red Roses, Too: Keeping It a Wonderful World

August 2019 a record number of wildfires ravaged the Amazon rainforest. In June, it was estimated that deforestation has risen by more than 88% compared to 2018.Discover the environmental, societal, and economic importance of trees and discover current efforts to slow deforestation.

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The United States Is No Longer Yours

The Treaty of Paris was signed in 1783 as a peace agreement between Great Britain and the United States of America to formally end the American Revolutionary War. Learn more about the evolution of the treaty with primary sources in HeinOnline.

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North Korea and the Nuclear Crisis

North Korea recently made threats about a possible nuclear war, claiming that they have successfully built an intercontinental ballistic missile. While this is considered current news, history proves this conflict is nothing new. Let’s dive in and explore the history and current conflict.