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Helen Pitts Douglass

Born Helen Pitts (1838 - 1903), Helen Pitts Douglass was a suffragist and abolitionist in the 19th century. She is best known for marrying politician and abolitionist reformer Frederick Douglass, an interracial marriage considered surprising and scandalous at the time. Fast Facts: Helen Pitts Douglass Full Name : Helen Pitts Douglass Occupation : Suffragist, reformer, and abolitionist Born : 1838 in Honeoye, New York Died : 1903 in Washington, D.
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World War I: Battle of Belleau Wood

Part of the 1918 German Spring Offensives, the Battle of Belleau Wood took place between June 1-26 during World War I (1914 to 1918). Fought predominantly by US Marines, victory was achieved after twenty-six days of combat. The main German attack was repulsed on June 4 and US forces began offensive operations on June 6.
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Direct Question in Grammar

A sentence that asks a question and ends with a question mark, such as "Who are you?" and "Why are you here?" Contrast with indirect question. "A direct question," says Thomas S. Kane, "is always marked by one or some combination of three signals: a rising intonation of the voice, an auxiliary verb inverted to a position before the subject, or an interrogative pronoun or adverb ( who, what, why, when, how, and so on)" ( The New Oxford Guide to Writing , 1988).
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8 DIY Ideas for Back to School

Summer is an ideal time to dive into DIY projects. If you haven't gotten your fill of crafting yet, there's still time to start painting, snipping, and sewing before the school year begins. These back to school DIY ideas will get you excited for the first day of school. 01 of 08 Paint motivational pencils Hello Glow Be inspired every time you pick up a pencil with this simple DIY.
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Tipos de Castigos por Deportación

Tipos de Castigo Millones de migrantes han sido deportados de los Estados Unidos y se ven obligados a permanecer fuera de Estados Unidos para cumplir el castigo asignado. ¿Cuánto tiempo deben estar fuera? En general hay cuatro duraciones diferentes dependiendo de cada caso particular: Castigo de cinco años: Este sucede cuando la persona ha sido víctima de expulsión inmediata, o cuando la remoción sucede al poco tiempo de haber entrado a territorio de Estados Unidos (por ejemplo cuando alguien cruza la frontera de manera ilegal).
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Nushu, a Woman-Only Language of China

Nushu or Nu Shu means, literally, “woman's writing” in Chinese. The script was developed by peasant women in Hunan Province, China, and used in Jiangyong county, but probably also in nearby Daoxian and Jianghua counties. It nearly became extinct before its very recent discovery. The oldest items are from the very early 20 th century, though the language is assumed to have much older roots.
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