The 1911 prosecution of U.S. Steel was not the first occasion for friction between former President Theodore Roosevelt and his hand-picked successor William Howard Taft. Most prominent was the firing of Gifford Pinchot in 1910. 259 more words
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August 15, 1915: Akron Water System Begins Operation. “A century ago, Akron was a very unhealthy community. In 1915, 126 people came down with typhoid fever — with 25 deaths. 772 more words
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In 2014, the United States ranked 41st in the world in life expectancy, with an average American expected to live to age 78. But, like most averages, that doesn’t paint the whole picture.