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April 30th in history:

The treaty authorizing the Louisiana Purchase was approved on April 30th, 1803. Exactly nine years later, on this date in 1812, Louisiana became the 18th state in the union. 92 more words

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New York World’s Fair- Live the Utopian Dream

Taking place in 1939, right after Word War II ended and at the height of depression, the New York World’s fair acted as a cure for people’s despair by offering them a chance to live in “The World of Tomorrow”, the Utopian world, where science and technology can bring freedom and prosperity. 164 more words

2020 Predictions for Driverless Cars

After decades of waiting for the promise of autonomous vehicles (driverless cars) that will let us work or entertain ourselves as we travel, we’re disappointed they aren’t available yet, but still resigned to be patiently hopeful. 1,086 more words

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Henry Ford’s 1940 cutaway chassis displayed the wonder of its working parts and wowed crowds at the World’s Fair

From Barrett-Jackson full Lot listing here

Henry Ford built and displayed this 1940 Ford Cutaway Chassis to show the wonder of working parts and the new-to-1940 features, such as a manual shift on the column. 79 more words

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Pair of display Chevrolet V-8s include a little bit of New York World’s Fair history

After the end of the 1964-1965 New York World’s Fair, many of the displays that captured the attention of hordes of visitors either were destroyed or left behind to burn or weather away under the elements. 75 more words

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