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Historic Route 66

Often called the “Main Street of America,” Route 66 is a renowned highway that had a profound impact on American history, geography, and culture. Originally established in 1926, this legendary highway covered eight states and more than 2,400 miles from Chicago to Santa Monica.

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Dust Bowl

During the 1930s, the Great Plains were hit hard by the Dust Bowl, a tragic period in American history. Dust storms were more frequent and more intense, and broad ecological deterioration occurred, all as a result of a confluence of environmental, agricultural, and economic forces. The land’s indigenous grasses were wiped out by intensive plowing, and the topsoil was destabilized by the effects of drought and the Great Depression.

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Osage Reign of Terror

Osage Reign of Terror The Osage Murders, often called the Osage Reign of Terror, occurred in the 1920s in Osage County, Oklahoma, and represent a terrifying and dark period in American history. In the early 20th century, the Osage Nation became one of the world’s richest groups thanks in large part to the discovery of

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Oklahoma City Bombing

Oklahoma City Bombing The horrific act of domestic terrorism known as the Oklahoma City Bombing happened on April 19, 1995, when a rental truck full of explosives exploded in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There were 168 fatalities, including 19 children, and over 500 injuries, making this one

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