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Saguaro and Other Sorrows

January 6th 2012
The best symbol of the American West is not the six gun, the wagon wheel, or even the cattle and horses. It is the giant Saguaro cactus, often in a scene with the setting sun. These plants are found only in a small part of the West. The Saguaro National Park protects most of these sub tropical giants, not far from the city of Tucson. There are 1.6 million saguaro plants growing within the park ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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