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Why did men stop wearing high heels?

Why did men stop wearing high heels? | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
It was once a sign of virility and masculinity - whatever happened to the high heel?
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Resources relevant to the study of United States History, World History, and Oklahoma History
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Mr. David Burton's comment, January 6, 2014 2:35 PM
Arlis...absolutely; it's not original with me. I actually saw a similar item all over Jodi's school when I went to visit her in April 2013.
Coach Cates's comment, July 16, 2014 11:28 AM
Mr. Burton, How did you add your information on this scoop it? I would love to do this!
Mr. David Burton's comment, July 16, 2014 6:21 PM
Mr. Gates, you create a new posting without a link to another source. Then just give it a title and type in your information. If you want it to permanently stay as the top post then you have to pin it in place.
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Who takes the cake? The history of the cakewalk

Who takes the cake? The history of the cakewalk | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Cakewalks, for many, evoke visions of childhood and carnivals. Today, a cakewalk is where dancers promenade around a circle of numbers on the floor.
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Here’s the 523-year-old letter Christopher Columbus wrote after reaching the Americas

Here’s the 523-year-old letter Christopher Columbus wrote after reaching the Americas | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
A stolen letter from 1493 was sitting in the Library of Congress.
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The Nazi Olympics (1936): African American Athletes

Eighteen Black athletes represented the United States in the 1936 Olympics -- triple the number who had competed for the United States in the 1932 Lo
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Elizabeth Eckford, the Little Rock Nine, and Respect | Voices of History by the Bill of Rights Institute

Elizabeth Eckford, the Little Rock Nine, and Respect | Voices of History by the Bill of Rights Institute | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
RT @BRInstitute: An investigation of the virtue of respect and why it is important in our society. Learn more https://t.co/TLmbWF2uQp #hist…
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10 Things to Know About Nixon the Vice President

10 Things to Know About Nixon the Vice President | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Richard Nixon fundamentally changed the role of the vice presidency by
becoming a chief adviser to President Eisenhower and taking on a central
role in implementing foreign policy. Learn about some fascinating facts
about Nixon as Vice President.
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Hall, David - Voices of Oklahoma

Hall, David - Voices of Oklahoma | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
David Hall was the 20th Governor of Oklahoma serving from January 11, 1971 to January 13, 1975. He was born in Oklahoma City, graduated from Classen High School and The …
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Metrocosm - Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration | Facebook

Metrocosm - Two Centuries of U.S. Immigration | Facebook | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Here is everyone who's emigrated to the U.S. since 1820 (1 dot = 10,000 people)
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Why Benedict Arnold Turned Traitor Against the American Revolution

Why Benedict Arnold Turned Traitor Against the American Revolution | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
The story behind the most famous betrayal in U.S. history shows the complicated politics of the nation's earliest days
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President Kennedy Audio Tapes on the Bay of Pigs

President Kennedy Audio Tapes on the Bay of Pigs | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
On April 17, 1961, a U.S.-backed attempt to overthrow Cuban Premier Fidel Castro failed. Portions of the President's speeches shortly after the…
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Today's Document • 1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Memorandum from...

Today's Document • 1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Memorandum from... | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Memorandum from Torney, Commanding, Fort Mason CA to Surgeon General, US Army, Washington DC, 4/19/1906 “ File Unit: Inspection Reports: General Inspections, Report
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A Brief History of the 24-Hour Convenience Store

A Brief History of the 24-Hour Convenience Store | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Remembering a time when bacon, egg, and cheeses were not available round-the-clock.
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Progressive Era Reform Movements at a Glance | The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

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Humans may have taken different path into Americas than thought

Humans may have taken different path into Americas than thought | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
An ice-free corridor through the North American Arctic may have been too barren to support the first human migrations into the New World.
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Alexander Hamilton’s warning to 2016 voters

Alexander Hamilton’s warning to 2016 voters | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
One may have to go all the way back to the founding of America to find a precedent for the disruption in today's politics.
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Most Americans Don't Know Puerto Ricans Are American

Most Americans Don't Know Puerto Ricans Are American | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
The territory's residents have held citizenship for nearly a century.
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110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dies

110-year-old WWII veteran from Louisiana dies | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
A 110-year-old Louisiana man who served in World War II has died
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1964 Goldwater & Ike At Gettysburg

Video: Eisenhower makes strained effort to help Barry Goldwater in commercial, 1964 (1 min.):

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“The First Lady of the Law”

“The First Lady of the Law” | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
– Mabel Walker Willebrandt For much of the Prohibition Era (1920-1933), the most prominent Prohibition enforcement official was also the highest ranking woman in three presidential administrations -- Assistant Attorney General Mabel Walker...
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Proctor's Ledge in Salem confirmed as witch execution site

Proctor's Ledge in Salem confirmed as witch execution site | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
SALEM — Nearly 325 years after 19 people accused of witchcraft were hanged in this city, a group of scholars has finally confirmed the place where they met their fate:
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‘You’ll always be First Lady to us’ — letters among presidential wives

‘You’ll always be First Lady to us’ — letters among presidential wives | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
They are notes between modern first ladies, ranging from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle Obama — a handful of women who are the only ones who know what it really means to play that role.
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From the Archives: President Nixon Signs the National Cancer Act

December 23, 1971: President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act, designed to implement a series of reforms that would provide more funding and researc
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Cameron Boyce Honors The Clinton 12 | Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, Cameron Boyce discusses the heroic journey of his grandmother, Jo Ann Boyce, and her involvement in the Clinton 12
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Slavery is a tough role, hard sell at Colonial Williamsburg

Slavery is a tough role, hard sell at Colonial Williamsburg | Wonderful World of History | Scoop.it
Historic site wants to do justice in telling the story of enslaved blacks in the capitol of colonial Virginia. For black actors, it's a difficult role. For black audiences, it's a difficult sell.
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