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23525
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Ideas from leading American scientists and economists in 1950 for the year 2000 are examined; including predictions of slow population growth, the first man-made star would circle the earth, and Americans would be work a shorter work week, possibly even a 30-hour week fixed by law.
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25916
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Gerhard Weinberg is a retired UNC history professor and a devout Jew who grew up during the rise of Adolf Hitler. In 1958, historian Gerhard Weinberg discovered Adolf Hitler’s second book in an old torpedo factory in Alexandria, Virginia. The book revealed more about Hitler’s intentions and quest for world domination.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Spring 2005, p12-15, il, por Periodical Website
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26177
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John Chasteen, associate professor of history, is writing a book charting how Latin American dance has spread to other cultures. Latin dance was heavily influenced by the culture’s history, politics, and African samba.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 13 Issue 2, Jan 1997, p14-15, il, por Periodical Website
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30564
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With declining enrolment for history classes and changing curricular requirements with more focus toward social science, historians are concerned with the lack of emphasis on history in the public schools. The Joint Committee on the Status of History in the Public Schools suggest that history education should have a securely defined place in public school curriculum.
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30807
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The Executive Organization Act of 1971 brought together three dozen separate agencies under a cabinet-level agency, the Department of Art, Culture and History. Under this Department, the Office of Archives and History established, which combined the former Department of Archives and History with twenty-seven other historical boards, commissions and agencies.