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Watch: Sao Paulo 1943

By 1943 Brazil was at war. After a series of Nazi-led U-boat attacks and gradual dependence on US business, Latin America’s largest country officially made the Second World War truly global. 346 more words

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NSF-STEP Summer Undergraduate Science & Math Research Symposium at RU on July 30

Here at Roosevelt next week, a science research symposium highlighting the work of 17 undergraduate researchers who have been participating in the NSF-STEP Summer Research Experience will take place Wednesday, July 30th, from 12:30 p.m. 92 more words


Environmental Justice and Sustainability in Appalachia; Beeka Quesnell Reports from Southwest VA

This guest post is by RU undergraduate student and SUST major Beeka Quesnell, who is working as an intern at the Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS) in the coal-mining mountain region of southwest Virginia this summer. 898 more words


Lincoln Memorial and WWII Memorial

When I was on my way to the World War II Memorial, I pictured giant stone pillars with wreaths, 2 enormous arches with eagles inside of them and a massive pool of fountains in the middle and crowds of people. 861 more words

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Victory the cruising dog

Tour the USS Iowa and you might learn about Vicky

You’ll learn about Victory (sometimes called “Vicky” or “Vickey”), the dog, who joined the ship in 1943 and logged more than 200,000 miles at sea. 238 more words

Dog Days Classics: Robert H. Wiebe and The Search for Order

“Men in confusion clutched what they knew.” This is how Robert Wiebe describes the actions of America’s leaders in their “rudimentary bureaucracy” as the nation entered World War I in 1917. 1,396 more words


sandvick reblogged this on DailyHistory.org and commented:

Today's Sunday "Blog" from the past is written by Judwebre from Tropics of Meta on Robert H. Wiebe's seminal work The Search for Order: 1877-1920. Like Judwebre, I also read The Search for Order while preparing for comprehensive exams. I'm glad that I did. It is still the place to start when studying the Gilded Age/Progressive Era and quite possibly the best book covering this time period.