March 4, 2011

History of the United States

This image depicts the Territorial acquisition...Image via WikipediaTerritorial acquisitions of the United States, such as the Thirteen Colonies, the Louisiana Purchase, British and Spanish Cession, and so on.

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  • History of the United States - "The history of the United States traditionally starts with the Declaration of Independence in the year 1776, yet its territory was occupied first by the Native Americans since prehistoric times and then also by European colonists mostly following the voyages of Christopher Columbus starting in 1492." - Wikipedia
  • United States Declaration of Independence - "The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were now independent states, and thus no longer a part of the British Empire." - Wikipedia
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  • Abraham Lincoln's fateful address - "At his inauguration, 150 years ago, Lincoln took a stand against slavery and secession that irrevocably altered American history" - - March 3, 2011

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