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It is generally assumed that most – if not all – serial killers are men; however, that isn’t the least bit true. We have a list of women who are just as bad, if not worse, than many of the most famous male serial killers. We’re not entirely sure what caused these ladies to go […] The post 7 Most Evil Women In History appeared first on Goliath.
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The "All for one, one for all" motto of Alexandre Dumas' musketeers may be one of the most famous phrases in fiction. But the story of musketeers -- real musketeers -- began long before they made their literary debut. What were these 17th century soldiers fighting for?
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It's a grand old flag! The stars and stripes of the American flag symbolize a nation of united states that are devoted to the ideals of freedom and democracy. From its earliest incarnations to some far-off places it's been flown, we'll explore the genesis and the whereabouts of the American flag.
Take a look at our collection of photographs and illustrations of the Civil War president, Abraham Lincoln.
The Inca empire spread across the entire western coast of South America before the arrival of the Spanish. Learn about Inca culture and celebrations in this image gallery.
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The Corps of Discovery set out to explore the Missouri River and made their way across the continent to the Pacific Ocean. See more pictures of Lewis and Clark's expedition.
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