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10 Interesting Facts About Benjamin Banneker

  Benjamin Banneker was an African American intellectual who constructed a wooden clock; predicted the solar eclipse of 1789; was an almanac author, a rare achievement for his time; and possessed advanced knowledge of astronomy...
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10 Interesting Facts About The Irish Potato Famine

  Irish Potato Famine, also known as the Great Famine, took place in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. It caused numerous deaths due to starvation and disease and led to mass emigration from the island....
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Qing Dynasty | 10 Facts On The Manchu Dynasty of China

  Qing dynasty was the last dynasty of China, which came to power after overthrowing the Ming dynasty and was succeeded by the Republic of China. It ruled over China for a period of 268...
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Summary of the French Revolution

  The French Revolution was a watershed event in human history which lasted for around a decade from 5th May 1789 to 9th November 1799. Caused primarily due to a financial crisis, it began with...
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10 Facts About The Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization

  Mesopotamia is a term used to refer to a historical region in western Asia within the Tigris–Euphrates river system. Though not certain, it is generally regarded as the place where human societies first emerged...
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Langston Hughes | 10 Facts On The African American Writer

  Active during the twentieth century, Langston Hughes was an African American writer most famous for his poetry. He was also a playwright, novelist and columnist; and his monumental work had an immense impact not...
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7 Interesting Facts About Pistol Shrimp Or Snapping Shrimp

  #1 Pistol shrimp producing a sound loud enough to break glass jars The snapping shrimp or the pistol shrimp, which grows to only one or two inches, competes with much larger animals like the sperm...
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10 Interesting Facts About Queen Elizabeth I of England

  Queen Elizabeth I was the Queen of England and Ireland who ruled for more than 44 years and is considered one of the greatest monarchs in the history of England. Elizabeth had a difficult...
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Detailed Explanation of Why Is The Sky Blue On Earth

  When you turn off the lights of your room everything becomes dark. Now if there is a firefly in the room it looks bright but everything around is still dark and looks black. As...
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Alessandro Volta | 10 Facts On The Inventor of Battery

  Alessandro Volta was an Italian scientist who is renowned for inventing the first electrical battery. Volta made several other contributions to science. Among other things, he invented improved versions of electrophorus and eudiometer, and...

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