Chinese Wright Brother's Prodigy
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17 December: Wright Brothers Day ~ "Wright Brothers 1st Flight - 17 December 1903"

Wright Brothers Day (December 17) is a United States national observation. It is codified in the US Code, and commemorates the first successful flights in a heavier than air, mechanically propelled airplane, that were made by Orville and Wilbur Wright on December 17, 1903, near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. __ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright_Brothers_Day


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Angel Island : Poetic Waves, Chinese Immigration History (tour, poems, photos, timeline, history)

Poetic Waves provides a glimpse into the early history of Chinese immgration into America. It includes an interactive timeine, photo gallery, and immigration station tour.

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San Francisco Earthquake 1906 - Before and After Journey Down Market Street

Please Retweet: http://clicktotweet.com/fBK53 Here is a side-by-side comparison of two filmed journeys down Market Street shot in April of 1906 sourced from ...
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Chinese history: The Boxer Rebellion - by John Welford - Helium

The last years of imperial rule in China were marked by increasing weakness on the part of the Manchu Qing emperors and increasing dominance by fo..., John Welford...

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Immigration in Perspective: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 | US History Scene

Immigration in Perspective: The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 | US History Scene | Chinese Wright Brother's Prodigy | Scoop.it

The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 provides a unique perspective on one of the nation’s most central questions: who is an American, and who can become one? (Considering immigration: who is "American" and who can become one?)


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