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Augusto Cesar Sandino

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Miner Boy: Children were cheap labor in the mines. This boy spent 10 hours a day in that outfit with only the light from that tallow wick lamp. He cleaned & played the part of a "canary" (kids were easier to replace than good miners). He was probably Finnish or Swedish & indentured to the company for the purpose of paying his fathers debts. The unions fought bloody battles to get these children out of the coal mines. This little guy worked (& likely died) in Utah or Colorado mines / Scott…

Miner Boy: Children were cheap labor in the mines. This boy spent 10 hours a day in that outfit with only the light from that tallow wick lamp. He cleaned & played the part of a "canary" (kids were easier to replace than good miners). He was probably Finnish or Swedish & indentured to the company for the purpose of paying his fathers debts. The unions fought bloody battles to get these children out of the coal mines. This little guy worked (& likely died) in Utah or Colorado mines / Scott…

12 Common History Myths, Debunked. These will really make you think.

12 Common History Myths, Debunked. These will really make you think.

Those Titanic crew members who were required to give evidence to the US Senate enquiry into the sinking were given a tour of the US capital.

Those Titanic crew members who were required to give evidence to the US Senate enquiry into the sinking were given a tour of the US capital.

Brother can you spare a dime? Funny how history repeats itself. Great Depression

Brother can you spare a dime? Funny how history repeats itself. Great Depression

The guillotine blade that was used to behead Marie Antoinette during the French Revolution on 16 October 1793. The blade is on display at Madame Tussauds in London.

The guillotine blade that was used to behead Marie Antoinette during the French Revolution on 16 October 1793. The blade is on display at Madame Tussauds in London.

DEATH SENTENCE ....Modeled on Nuremberg, an International military tribunal in Tokyo tried 25 Japanese leaders for war crimes. It sentenced 7 to death, including General Hideki Tojo, 61, who as prime minister had authorized the attack on Pearl Harbor. Some 900 of the countrymen were also executed by the Allies for mistreating prisoners and for other atrocities.

DEATH SENTENCE ....Modeled on Nuremberg, an International military tribunal in Tokyo tried 25 Japanese leaders for war crimes. It sentenced 7 to death, including General Hideki Tojo, 61, who as prime minister had authorized the attack on Pearl Harbor. Some 900 of the countrymen were also executed by the Allies for mistreating prisoners and for other atrocities.

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed. :))

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I've more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it's just been further confirmed. :))

Little Dutch girls escort American soldiers to a dance, 1944

Little Dutch girls escort American soldiers to a dance, 1944

Porfirio Díaz standing next to the Aztec Sun Stone. The Aztec calendar stone, Mexica sun stone, Stone of the Sun (Spanish: Piedra del Sol), or Stone of the Five Eras, is a large monolithic sculpture that was excavated in the Zócalo, the main square of Mexico City, on December 17, 1790. It was discovered while Mexico City Cathedral was being repaired. The stone is approximately 12 feet across and weighs approximately 24 tons. Looks just like the coin in the first pirates of the Caribbean…

Porfirio Díaz standing next to the Aztec Sun Stone. The Aztec calendar stone, Mexica sun stone, Stone of the Sun (Spanish: Piedra del Sol), or Stone of the Five Eras, is a large monolithic sculpture that was excavated in the Zócalo, the main square of Mexico City, on December 17, 1790. It was discovered while Mexico City Cathedral was being repaired. The stone is approximately 12 feet across and weighs approximately 24 tons. Looks just like the coin in the first pirates of the Caribbean…