Interesting date for freedom
On December 6, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, officially ending the institution of slavery, is ratified. “Neither slavery nor
involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States
Irish Free State declared 1921
The Irish Free State, comprising four-fifths of Ireland, is declared, ending a five-year Irish struggle for independence from Britain.
will show how we think the same as they did back then
The Great Halifax Explosion
At 9:05 a.m., in the harbor of Halifax in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, the most devastating manmade explosion in the pre-atomic age occurs
when the Mont Blanc, a French munitions ship, explodes 20 minutes after colliding with another vessel. As World War I raged
The massive explosion killed more than 1,800 people, injured another 9,000–including blinding 200–and destroyed almost the entire north end of the
city of Halifax, including more than 1,600 homes. The resulting shock wave shattered windows 50 miles away,
“Ulysses” is ruled not obscene
A federal judge rules that Ulysses by James Joyce is not obscene. The book had been banned immediately in both the United States and England when it
came out in 1922
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