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    The Founding of America: Guns vs Germs

    The history of how Europeans came to settle and dominate over the North American continent is one that intrigued a lot of people. It is actually a combination of complex factors that led to the defeat of Native Americans who dwelled in the country already, and the Europeans who ‘invaded’. The prevalent misconception among people […]

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    Mount Rushmore- The Story Behind the Monument

    Mount Rushmore is easily one of the most recognizable monuments in the entire world. The area around this peak was called the Black Hills. In the early ‘20s, a historian named Doane Robinson decided that it would make sense to carve the figures of famous heroes on the surrounding granite pillars, for it would help […]

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    Origins of Blackjack

    Blackjack is an incredibly popular card game, and one might think that it’s history would be clear by now. However, blackjack’s history is highly contested because people cannot particularly come to an agreement about certain aspects of the game. However, there is a very high chance that all the games that we currently think are […]

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    Let’s learn more about roulette’s past

    Roulette is one of the most popular casino games on the planet- named after the French word for ‘little wheel’ (which is rather endearing, to be honest). Considering its name, it is probably no surprise that the history of roulette can be traced back to 18th century France.  The mastermind behind the popular gambling game? […]

white house

The Founding of America: Guns vs Germs

The history of how Europeans came to settle and dominate over the North American continent is one that intrigued a lot of people. It is actually a combination of complex factors that led to the defeat of Native Americans who dwelled in the country already, and the Europeans who ‘invaded’. The prevalent misconception among people […]

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Mount Rushmore- The Story Behind the Monument

Mount Rushmore is easily one of the most recognizable monuments in the entire world. The area around this peak was called the Black Hills. In the early ‘20s, a historian named Doane Robinson decided that it would make sense to carve the figures of famous heroes on the surrounding granite pillars, for it would help […]