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History of the American Flag
By     |    Apr 3, 2009
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History of the American Flag

The flag of the United States of America, also known as the Stars and Stripes, Old Glory, the Star Spangled Banner, or even the Red White and Blue, is the official standard under which Americans identify themselves to the world. The flag is composed of thirteen horizontal and alternating red and white stripes with a blue rectangular field in the canton (top left corner) that is filled with fifty five […]

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History of Fireworks
By     |    Mar 18, 2009
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History of Fireworks

Fireworks are a pyrotechnic instrument that explode or combust using a fuse and are used for display purposes or to scare birds away from fields. They are produced in a variety of sized from hand held all the way up to rocket sized fireworks that need a launch tube to help increase thrust and get them up into the sky. The Chinese are acknowledged as the inventors of fireworks which […]

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History of Gangs
By     |    Mar 18, 2009
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History of Gangs

The history of gangs stretches back in time almost as long as humankind has lived in towns, and if piracy can be considered gang related then also as long as we’ve used ships to trade across seas and oceans. Gangs are usually considered by the authorities to be undesirable, although many gangs see themselves as protectors of their community and performing a legitimate social service. In ancient history little is […]

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