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The Turning Point

December 21st 2010
By Melisse. Today is the winter solstice for those of us who live in the northern hemisphere. The actual solstice is the moment when the earth's axis shifts so that the days start growing longer and the nights start growing shorter. On this day the sun is at its turning point from being at its lowest in the sky to embarking on its gradual assent. Quite frankly, never before have I paid all that m ... 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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