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Wikimedia Commons

Many women defied conventions and impersonated men in order to join armies in battle.

Women in the Military


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Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet shaking hands with Henry Kissinger in 1976 By Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de Chile. — Archivo General Histórico del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores ([1]), CC BY 2.0 cl, — Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=30547377

The governments of eight Latin American countries feared being overthrown by Communist guerrillas

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Peru
  • Ecuador
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Paraguay
  • Uruguay

Latin America and the Cold War


Education

Cats have been around for thousands of years and will most likely be around for thousands more

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Photo by Hannah Troupe on Unsplash

The Assassin Awaits


Education

Strong in body and mind, sled dogs have been around for thousands of years.

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Sled dog (husky) — By Denali National Park and Preserve — Source: Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29598890


Over 100,000 people traveled to the Yukon searching for adventure and fortune. Few acquired the riches they sought.

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Prospectors with supplies at the Chilkoot Pass. In front: The Scales, left: Golden Steps. c. March 1898. - Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=17359082

The Klondike Gold Find


Racially, religiously, ethnically, culturally or nationality mixed couples, all face challenges. Ultimately, it is an issue of cultural norms and attitudes.

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Source: Pexels

Most Americans Are of Mixed Ethnicity


Now referred to as new religious movements (NRM), cults are tight-knit groups often led by a charismatic leader who claims to be everything from God on Earth to the Messiah who will save humanity. Cult followers are often abused mentally and sexually as well as exploited for their labor.

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Rajneesh greeted by sannyasins on one of his daily “drive-bys” in Rajneeshpuram, circa 1982 — By Samvado Gunnar Kossatz, Attribution, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3001538“Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh” by agreste3000 is licensed under CC BY 2.0

“Cult” Etymology

Religious Cults


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By Cybercobra at English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Influenza pandemics have affected the world’s population, its economy, political and cultural perceptions.

Introduction


Creative

An unbelievable true story of an amoeba who reached the highest level of existence, only to drop down a couple of notches.

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Meet Trix — The reincarnation of Richard Nixon. Will he move up to a higher level of existence? Only if he is a good kitty. By JC Scull

In a Parallel Universe, Millions of Years Ago


Learn about the literary devices and concepts that make novels great.

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About

J.C. Scull

I write about culture, international trade, and history. Taught international business at two universities in Beijing, China. https://hubpages.com/@jcscull

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