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Oct 20, 2021

The 21st Amendment repealed the 18th Amendment. The 18th Amendment was adopted in 1919 and made manufacturing, transporting, and selling alcohol illegally at the federal level. The amendment proved unenforceable, and even increased crime in the United States, so it was repealed by the 21st Amendment in 1933. This is the...


Oct 13, 2021

The 20th amendment to the US Constitution changed the inauguration dates for the President, Vice-President, and members of Congress. The date was changed from March to January, with Congress being inaugurated slightly earlier in the month than the President and Vice-President. This article tells you why.

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Oct 6, 2021

The service records of your Civil War ancestors have a lot of information in them. This information can be put together to give you a pretty accurate and often quite detailed story of what they did while they were serving in the Civil War. There are some important personal details that are also usually included. This...


Sep 29, 2021

The American Civil War generated a lot of records of different types. These are records that can often add many beautiful layers of personal detail to your genealogy research and bring ancestors on your tree to virtual life by making them seem more three-dimensional. This is where you can look for Civil...


Sep 21, 2021

Walt Disney is probably the best-known animator the world has produced thus far. His cartoon movies are known and beloved far and wide, even those that were made seven to eight decades ago. How did Walt become such a phenomenally successful animator? Here is the story.

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