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The Signers of The Declaration of Independence Did So On August 2nd, 1776 Not July 4th

Signing the Declaration of Independence

Today I found out most the signers of the Declaration of Independence did so on August 2nd, 1776, not July 4th.   In fact, nobody signed it on the 4th.  This is contradictory to Thomas Jefferson’s, John Adams’, and Benjamin Franklin’s account of events.  However, as you’ll see shortly, their accounts have been shown to have been misremembered.  Incidentally, this […]

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The American Government Once Intentionally Poisoned Certain Alcohol Supplies, Resulting in the Death of Over 10,000 American Citizens

Detroit Police During Prohibition

Today I found out that in an effort to scare people away from drinking alcohol, the American government once poisoned certain alcohol supplies; this resulted in the death of over 10,000 American Citizens. This, of course, was during Prohibition.  The government became frustrated with the fact that despite the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcohol being banned, the number of […]

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