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May 10, 1933

On May 10, 1933, the ruling Nazi Party staged massive book burnings all throughout Germany. What kind of books did they burn? The books of traitors, emigrants and authors from foreign countries who the Germans thought were attacking the New … Continue reading

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May 5, 1925

On May 5, 1925, John T. Scopes, a biology teacher in Dayton, Tennessee was arrested for teaching Darwin’s theory of evolution. A crowd of angry humans and chimps gathered around the jail, where he was incarcerated and many of them … Continue reading

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June 21, 1974

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! 1974 the U.S. Supreme Court decided that pregnant teachers could no longer be forced to take long leaves of absence. They also decided that telling kids that the reason why 1st grade teacher Mrs. Kellen’s … Continue reading

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April 15, 1813

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1817 the first ‘official’ American school for the deaf was opened in Hartford, CT. An earlier attempt was made at educating deaf children in Boston, MA in 1813, but the headmaster Jonathan Oglesvy shut … Continue reading

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