Holt Collier & his prized dogs. He was once offered $1000 for the group & declined. He was a slave, soldier, cowboy, & perhaps the greatest big game hunter in United States history. He influenced the popularity & nickname of our most beloved President, "Teddy" Roosevelt. By age 10, Collier was known as the best marksman with a rifle in all the swampland of Mississippi & had already killed his first bear. At 14, he had earned a reputation as one by gena
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gena Holt Collier & his prized dogs. He was once offered $1000 for the group & declined. He was a slave, soldier, cowboy, & perhaps the greatest big game hunter in United States history. He influenced the popularity & nickname of our most beloved President, "Teddy" Roosevelt. By age 10, Collier was known as the best marksman with a rifle in all the swampland of Mississippi & had already killed his first bear. At 14, he had earned a reputation as one
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This beautiful photo was taken in 2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. The eagle had landed on the grave of Sgt Maurice Ruch, enlisted in the US Army Air Corps in Deember of 1941. Known for his keen eye, he became a rifle marksman and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. He served four years in the military and earned a bronze star. #WWII #History by susie
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susie This beautiful photo was taken in 2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. The eagle had landed on the grave of Sgt Maurice Ruch, enlisted in the US Army Air Corps in Deember of 1941. Known for his keen eye, he became a rifle marksman and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. He served four years in the military and earned a bronze star. #WWII #History
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Thomas Greene Bethune, nicknamed Blind Tom, 1st Black pianist to win national fame. He was was also the 1st black artist known to have performed at the White House. Then about age 10, he played the piano for President James Buchanan. Born a slave near Columbus, Georgia, his talent as a composer and a pianist was soon recognized by Colonel Bethune, who had PURCHASED him in 1850. by lynn
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lynn Thomas Greene Bethune, nicknamed Blind Tom, 1st Black pianist to win national fame. He was was also the 1st black artist known to have performed at the White House. Then about age 10, he played the piano for President James Buchanan. Born a slave near Columbus, Georgia, his talent as a composer and a pianist was soon recognized by Colonel Bethune, who had PURCHASED him in 1850.
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President Eisenhower represents one of the great ironies of the 20th Century.  As General he made a career out of using and exploiting weapons and men alike, yet he became one of the most significant proponents of peace and justice as President.  Perhaps his perspective was shaped by his experience. by Fashion_Style
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Fashion_Style President Eisenhower represents one of the great ironies of the 20th Century. As General he made a career out of using and exploiting weapons and men alike, yet he became one of the most significant proponents of peace and justice as President. Perhaps his perspective was shaped by his experience.
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A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket.  He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature. by judith
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judith A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.
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Russian icon:(St.George slaying the dragon.) Traditionally,he was a soldier in the Roman army and later died as a Christian martyr. The emperor Diocletian offered George riches and lands if he would sacrifice to the Roman gods;the Saint never abdicated his position or loyalty to Christ. He was beheaded on April 23,303. by roseann
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roseann Russian icon:(St.George slaying the dragon.) Traditionally,he was a soldier in the Roman army and later died as a Christian martyr. The emperor Diocletian offered George riches and lands if he would sacrifice to the Roman gods;the Saint never abdicated his position or loyalty to Christ. He was beheaded on April 23,303.
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A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket.  He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature. by judith
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judith A soldier during the Civil War had his life saved by the Bible in his pocket. He wrote to President Lincoln about it, and the President sent him a replacement with the Presidential signature.
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Theodore O'Connor (1995–2008), nicknamed "Teddy," was a 14.1¾ hand pony (though of horse phenotype) who competed internationally at the highest level of eventing. Ridden by Olympian Karen O'Connor, he performed exceedingly well at such events as the Rolex Kentucky Three Day and the Pan American Games. His success and small stature earned him the nickname "Super Pony." by lizzie
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lizzie Theodore O'Connor (1995–2008), nicknamed "Teddy," was a 14.1¾ hand pony (though of horse phenotype) who competed internationally at the highest level of eventing. Ridden by Olympian Karen O'Connor, he performed exceedingly well at such events as the Rolex Kentucky Three Day and the Pan American Games. His success and small stature earned him the nickname "Super Pony."
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The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia. by crystalc
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crystalc The first Union soldier killed by a Confederate soldier was Thornsbury Bailey Brown; he was killed May 22nd 1861 in Taylor County, Virginia.
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The real-life Django: The legendary Black-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot. by ola
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ola The real-life Django: The legendary Black-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot.
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he gave up his divine privileges... he took the humble position as a slave, and was born as a human being... by Ratnarak
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Ratnarak he gave up his divine privileges... he took the humble position as a slave, and was born as a human being...
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Joe Kennedy Jr.: The elder brother of future U.S. President, John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, he had been expected to become president,[1] especially after his father's political exile for supporting the appeasement policy of Neville Chamberlain in the advent of World War II.[2] However, he was killed in action, and the task fell to his brother Jack. by bloknot
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bloknot Joe Kennedy Jr.: The elder brother of future U.S. President, John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy, he had been expected to become president,[1] especially after his father's political exile for supporting the appeasement policy of Neville Chamberlain in the advent of World War II.[2] However, he was killed in action, and the task fell to his brother Jack.
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"Sitting Bull, killed by his own pistol". As Bull Head went down after being shot, he fired into Sitting Bull's side. Red Tomahawk was directly behind the group and carried a small revolver that he had taken from the Chief. With this revolver he shot Sitting Bull in the head. "The relatives of the policemen killed during the failed arrest attempt had beaten Sitting Bull's body virtually unrecognizable." (Sitting Bull - His Life and Legacy, 2009). by samanthasam
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samanthasam "Sitting Bull, killed by his own pistol". As Bull Head went down after being shot, he fired into Sitting Bull's side. Red Tomahawk was directly behind the group and carried a small revolver that he had taken from the Chief. With this revolver he shot Sitting Bull in the head. "The relatives of the policemen killed during the failed arrest attempt had beaten Sitting Bull's body virtually unrecognizable." (Sitting Bull - His Life and Legacy, 2009).
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Aeschylus - he was killed outside the city by a tortoise dropped by an eagle which had mistaken his head for a rock suitable for shattering by echkbet
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echkbet Aeschylus - he was killed outside the city by a tortoise dropped by an eagle which had mistaken his head for a rock suitable for shattering
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A former slave reveals the scars on his back from whippings before he escaped to become a Union soldier. by liza cake
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liza cake A former slave reveals the scars on his back from whippings before he escaped to become a Union soldier.
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Hot, tattooed, veteran soldier. They don't get much more sexy than this. He was seen at the gym w/his prosthetic leg working out and offered a contract to model his tattoos, because he's just that awesome. by rosebud2
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rosebud2 Hot, tattooed, veteran soldier. They don't get much more sexy than this. He was seen at the gym w/his prosthetic leg working out and offered a contract to model his tattoos, because he's just that awesome.
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Harley J. Earl was the vice president of design for General Motors from 1928-1958, and while he had a hand in many great design projects during his tenure, he may be most famous for his role as the "father" of the original Chevrolet Corvette. This is Harley J. Earl's Corvette, and it's for sale. by Makia55
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Makia55 Harley J. Earl was the vice president of design for General Motors from 1928-1958, and while he had a hand in many great design projects during his tenure, he may be most famous for his role as the "father" of the original Chevrolet Corvette. This is Harley J. Earl's Corvette, and it's for sale.
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President Garfield was assassinated on July 2, 1881. He was killed by Charles J. Guiteau who was angry at the President for not securing him a position at a diplomatic post in Europe. He was also a preacher. by marcia
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marcia President Garfield was assassinated on July 2, 1881. He was killed by Charles J. Guiteau who was angry at the President for not securing him a position at a diplomatic post in Europe. He was also a preacher.
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John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people.He embarkd on a 12yr vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out  the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult being the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality.He was a sailor,union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery,Scout,hunter, guide, & whiskey peddler. by vilma
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vilma John Johnston, the real "Jeremiah Johnson." His native american wife was killed by the Crow people.He embarkd on a 12yr vendetta against the tribe. He would cut out the liver of each man he killed. This was an insult being the Crow believed by eating the liver of animals they killed they recieved its vitality.He was a sailor,union soldier in 1864 Colorado Calvery,Scout,hunter, guide, & whiskey peddler.
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This is the youngest soldier in World War I. Momčilo Gavrić lived in Serbia at the outbreak of the war. In 1916, Austro-Hungarian soldiers killed his father, mother, grandmother, his three sisters, and four of his brothers. After hearing what had happened, the major accepted Momčilo into the unit and assigned him to a soldier. That night, Momčilo showed the major where the Austro-Hungarian soldiers were and helped bombard them. At ten, he was promoted to Corporal and at eleven to Lance Sergeant. by bette
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bette This is the youngest soldier in World War I. Momčilo Gavrić lived in Serbia at the outbreak of the war. In 1916, Austro-Hungarian soldiers killed his father, mother, grandmother, his three sisters, and four of his brothers. After hearing what had happened, the major accepted Momčilo into the unit and assigned him to a soldier. That night, Momčilo showed the major where the Austro-Hungarian soldiers were and helped bombard them. At ten, he was promoted to Corporal and at eleven to Lance Sergeant.
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A German soldier returning to his home after WWII, who just found out all his family was killed and his house gone due to the Allied air raids by qurain
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qurain A German soldier returning to his home after WWII, who just found out all his family was killed and his house gone due to the Allied air raids
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A German soldier, wounded once, continued to fight until he was killed by a grenade by crystalc
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crystalc A German soldier, wounded once, continued to fight until he was killed by a grenade
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Jenny Lee & Elvira Snow Freaks has earned its place in history as one of the all-time great cult films, though it wasn’t always beloved. The film was reviled by both critics and audiences upon release in 1932. It was a career-killer for Tod Browning, who had previously been a Hollywood golden child with a string of Lon Chaney hits under his belt and who had just come off the enormous success of Dracula. The film shocked audiences with its use of actual sideshow “freaks” as actors: Among... by Jinx62
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Jinx62 Jenny Lee & Elvira Snow Freaks has earned its place in history as one of the all-time great cult films, though it wasn’t always beloved. The film was reviled by both critics and audiences upon release in 1932. It was a career-killer for Tod Browning, who had previously been a Hollywood golden child with a string of Lon Chaney hits under his belt and who had just come off the enormous success of Dracula. The film shocked audiences with its use of actual sideshow “freaks” as actors: Among...
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Memorial Day: Vietnam: In 1968 Dan Bullock, at the age of 14, left his home in Brooklyn, NY with a forged birth certificate and enlisted in the Marine Corps. Bullock was in Vietnam for less then a month when he was killed in action 6 months and two weeks shy of his 16th birthday. He was the youngest soldier killed in Vietnam (age 15) and possibly the youngest US KIA since WWI. by janna
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janna Memorial Day: Vietnam: In 1968 Dan Bullock, at the age of 14, left his home in Brooklyn, NY with a forged birth certificate and enlisted in the Marine Corps. Bullock was in Vietnam for less then a month when he was killed in action 6 months and two weeks shy of his 16th birthday. He was the youngest soldier killed in Vietnam (age 15) and possibly the youngest US KIA since WWI.
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1950 - John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald - Rose Kennedy’s father, passed away.  His funeral was one of the largest in Boston’s history.  A natural politician— he was a charming, impish, affable lover of people.  His warmth of character earned him his nickname, and the only politician who could sing “Sweet Adeline” sober and get away with it.  He was quite a showman who could have had a career in vaudeville.  In 1889, he married Mary Hannon, his by james
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james 1950 - John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald - Rose Kennedy’s father, passed away. His funeral was one of the largest in Boston’s history. A natural politician— he was a charming, impish, affable lover of people. His warmth of character earned him his nickname, and the only politician who could sing “Sweet Adeline” sober and get away with it. He was quite a showman who could have had a career in vaudeville. In 1889, he married Mary Hannon, his
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Nov 3rd - St Martin de Porres (1579-1639) was born in Lima, the illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman and a black ex-slave. His mother gave him a Christian education and he became a pharmacist and a nurse. Despite his father’s opposition he entered the Dominican Order as a lay brother and spent his life working for the sick and the poor.Many people of all ranks would come to him for advice. He had a great devotion to the Holy Eucharist. He has by montse.esquivel.779
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montse.esquivel.779 Nov 3rd - St Martin de Porres (1579-1639) was born in Lima, the illegitimate son of a Spanish nobleman and a black ex-slave. His mother gave him a Christian education and he became a pharmacist and a nurse. Despite his father’s opposition he entered the Dominican Order as a lay brother and spent his life working for the sick and the poor.Many people of all ranks would come to him for advice. He had a great devotion to the Holy Eucharist. He has
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Cassius Clay died in 1903 at 92. A native of Kentucky, he was second cousin to Henry Clay. Though born into a slave-holding family, Cassius Clay freed his own slaves and was a strident abolitionist. He published the only anti-slavery newspaper in the South. Clay was considered for the 1860 Republican VP nomination, and he campaigned hard for Lincoln. As ambassador to Russia, he was instrumental in the purchase of Alaska. Before changing his name, boxer Muhammed Ali had been named for him. by earlene
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earlene Cassius Clay died in 1903 at 92. A native of Kentucky, he was second cousin to Henry Clay. Though born into a slave-holding family, Cassius Clay freed his own slaves and was a strident abolitionist. He published the only anti-slavery newspaper in the South. Clay was considered for the 1860 Republican VP nomination, and he campaigned hard for Lincoln. As ambassador to Russia, he was instrumental in the purchase of Alaska. Before changing his name, boxer Muhammed Ali had been named for him.
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King Edmund:  King of England 939–46. The son of Edward the Elder, he succeeded his half-brother, Athelstan, as king in 939. He succeeded in regaining control of Mercia, which on his accession had fallen to the Norse inhabitants of Northumbria, and of the Five Boroughs.  He then moved on to subdue the Norsemen in Cumbria and finally extended his rule as far as southern Scotland.  He was killed in 946 at Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, by an outlawed robber. by marcia
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marcia King Edmund: King of England 939–46. The son of Edward the Elder, he succeeded his half-brother, Athelstan, as king in 939. He succeeded in regaining control of Mercia, which on his accession had fallen to the Norse inhabitants of Northumbria, and of the Five Boroughs. He then moved on to subdue the Norsemen in Cumbria and finally extended his rule as far as southern Scotland. He was killed in 946 at Pucklechurch, Gloucestershire, by an outlawed robber.
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Javert is a difficult character. People want to believe he's the bad guy but he's not. He believes he's doing right, he's doing his job. He was unappreciated as a child so as an adult he strives to excel and even obsesses over it. He killed himself because he felt he failed. He's not a bad guy, he's just human.<< THIS. by shelia
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shelia Javert is a difficult character. People want to believe he's the bad guy but he's not. He believes he's doing right, he's doing his job. He was unappreciated as a child so as an adult he strives to excel and even obsesses over it. He killed himself because he felt he failed. He's not a bad guy, he's just human.<< THIS.
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WHITE ROSE-- The mortal remains of King Richard III. This photograph was taken at the site of Grey Friars in Leicester. His hands were found to have been tied and later it was found that he had ten wounds to his body, two of which would have killed him. The other were known as humilation wounds inflicted by followers of Henry Tudor after death. by debra
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debra WHITE ROSE-- The mortal remains of King Richard III. This photograph was taken at the site of Grey Friars in Leicester. His hands were found to have been tied and later it was found that he had ten wounds to his body, two of which would have killed him. The other were known as humilation wounds inflicted by followers of Henry Tudor after death.
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During the September 11th attacks, photojournalist Bill Biggart was in the second tower of the World Trade Center. He was tragically killed when the tower collapsed. His body was recovered with his cameras, which included a digital camera containing 150 photos. This was the last photo that Bill had taken, time stamped at 10:28 a.m. Just two minutes afterwards, the tower collapsed. by Regina M
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Regina M During the September 11th attacks, photojournalist Bill Biggart was in the second tower of the World Trade Center. He was tragically killed when the tower collapsed. His body was recovered with his cameras, which included a digital camera containing 150 photos. This was the last photo that Bill had taken, time stamped at 10:28 a.m. Just two minutes afterwards, the tower collapsed.
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