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December 16, 1773

On December 16, 1773, American protesters dressed as Indians and threw tea shipments into the Boston Harbor in protest against the British Tea Act. Native Americans critiqued the protest and said they wouldn’t have worn feathers and bright clothing. Instead … Continue reading

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June 2, 1924

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1924, all Native Americans living and born in the United States were granted US citizenship by the US Congress whether they wanted it or not.

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June 16, 1829

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1829, Geronimo was born. He was the leader of the Chiricahua Apaches and became famous for his fighting against the United States and Mexico, as well as for his many escapes from capture. Geronimo’s … Continue reading

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February 19, 1986

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1986 the US Senate finally approved a treaty outlawing genocide. The treaty had been submitted 37 years earlier in 1949 for ratification, but it’s believed several of the Senators wanted to be sure that … Continue reading

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September 11, 1609

On THIS DATE IN TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1609 – Explorer Henry Hudson sailed into New York harbor and discovered Manhattan Island and the Hudson River. The Lenape Indians (also called the Delaware Indians) were a little surprised to learn that Hudson … Continue reading

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