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The impact that photography had on the Civil War

How did photographs impact the Civil War? Photographs were only about twenty years old when the Civil War started. People knew that the war scene was bad but never really had to see it. Not until the Civil War. Officers had their photos taken as well and often passed them out to the men as a … Continue reading The impact that photography had on the Civil War Continue reading

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When Insane Asylums first came to be.

I have been working at Colorado Health Mental Institute-Pueblo for about two months now. In orientation I was told the history of the institution and how back in 1879 when it opened it was an insane asylum. This made me interested in the history of insane asylums. Why did we have them. Where did they … Continue reading When Insane Asylums first came to be. Continue reading

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The H-bomb

If you have been keeping up with North Korea and there H-bomb testing then you know that it could be a matter of time before they make a strike on the United States. Over the weekend North Korea had a nuclear test that on record is the most powerful nuclear weapon so far. Reading at … Continue reading The H-bomb Continue reading

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Introduction

Who am I?  I am Britney Ann Gibson. I am Hispanic, Puerto Rican , and Caucasian. My mother is first generation American. My father is sixth generation American. I am a twenty-two year old full time college student who is married, owns a house, and is drowning in debt. I am going to school to … Continue reading Introduction Continue reading

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