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American History

The Wilmington Massacre of 1898

November 26, 2022

The whites wanted to abolish and segregate the African Americans. With this end in view they conspired against Alexander Manly, a newspaper editor, and overthrew the government following a violent attack. […]

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American History

How Television News Influenced American Politics

September 30, 2022

The first news programs that were televised in America soon became an important source of truth for people watching at home. There were even laws passed to ensure that news coverage was fair and balanced. […]

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