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More interesting old photographs...  Gathered from emails and the internet.

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a look way back - some to the 1800's

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12 Things Americans Can't Get Over About European Culture - Travel A Buzz

12 Things Americans Can't Get Over About European Culture - Travel A Buzz | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Undoubtedly the world we live in is an incredibly diverse place, and with 195 countries in existence today, it isn’t difficult to see why. For every culture has a history; some are longer and date back further than others, and many more are heavily influenced by the impact that older countries have had on their …
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always something to be learned from others - should Americans travel more?

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Woman at center of Emmett Till case tells author she fabricated testimony

Woman at center of Emmett Till case tells author she fabricated testimony | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Carolyn Bryant disappeared from public view after alleging Till harassed her in a grocery store. Sixty-two years later, it has emerged her story was not true
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Somebody lied

Somebody died

62 years gone by

A tragedy that should have never happened

WARNING - the picture of the murdered boy are horrible 

Let's hope we are more intelligent today

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When Nazis held mass rallies in Madison Square Garden

When Nazis held mass rallies in Madison Square Garden | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
In the run-up to World War II, sympathizers of the Third Reich rallied in New York — surrounded by thousands of protesters.
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I did not know about this. It was an eye opener. It is also a reminder that the further away we move from events the more detail is lost or forgotten. As a nation it is important to remind future generations of history so mistakes are not repeated.

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The 28 Most Enduring Myths in American History

The 28 Most Enduring Myths in American History | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
We have heard these stories since grade school, but are any of them really true? America's most important stories might contain some of their biggest lies.
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SHOCKING - if they are correct...  a complete change to the way we look at things and what we "know" as Americans!

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could these be the new teachings in our schools?

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New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument

New Orleans takes down 3rd Confederate-era monument | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it

Workers in New Orleans took down a Confederate monument to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard early Wednesday, the third of four such monuments to come down in the city.

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how sad - yup, in the future it never happened in the past

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This Is What the World Looked Like the Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series

This Is What the World Looked Like the Last Time the Cubs Won the World Series | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it

Here are 10 ways life was different in 1908
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Black people couldn’t play baseball

Women couldn’t vote

Sliced bread didn’t exist

The only way to watch the World Series was to be there
Civil War veterans and former slaves were still alive and well

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