During World War I, U.S. federal officials became concerned that a huge percentage of men in the military were infected with syphilis or gonorrhea. These diseases were not only a health risk to the soldiers, but it’s also a national security risk as well. If the soldiers couldn’t perform their…


We consider Galileo Galilei the father of modern science. He’s made major contributions in the fields of physics, astronomy, cosmology, mathematics and philosophy. Galileo invented a better telescope. It let him observe the moons of Jupiter, the rings of Saturn, the phases of Venus, sunspots and the moon’s surface.

Galileo…


For a person under the age of 30, a radio is the device you use to play music while you drive or ride in a car. Some people don’t even use the radio in their cars anymore. They use streaming apps like Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal. The Radio used…


Small box has been around since 3rd century BCE Egypt. Experts believe the disease evolved from an African rodent virus. In 18th century Europe, about 400,000 people died from the disease per year. …


Growing up as a kid in the 80s and 90s, there was one sentence you dreaded to hear from your classmates. That sentence was, “you got those shoes from Payless!” We knew the shoe store for providing inexpensive shoes for any occasion. …


Memory laws are government actions designed to guide their citizens’ interpretation of history. The laws assert a mandatory viewpoint of historical events and forbids any conflicting interpretation of the same historical event. We have criticized memory laws for being an enemy to free speech. …


It seems so simple, superior military might should crush ideology. If you look at the real world results of this line of thinking, you can see it’s absolutely not true, and is a mistake the United States keeps repeating. I do not mean this article to disparage U.S. …


After the Civil War, the U.S. government passed three Constitutional amendments in succession, the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments. The 13th abolished slavery, the 14th gave African Americans equal protection under Federal law and the 15th gave African American men the right to vote.

The losing forces on the other…


Who didn’t love the circus as a kid? The atmosphere, the animals, all the cool acts and tricks and the peanuts. The circus was always an event I looked forward to attending. Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey were the biggest Circus act around and the one with the largest…


In 1887, the U.S. Congress passed the Dawes Act (named after Senator Henry L. Dawes of Massachusetts). The law regulated land rights on tribal territories in the United States. …

marlon mosley

recovering Lawyer, History buff who wants to share my knowledge with the world . To teach them lessons from our past. see all of the stories on www.mwmblog.com

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