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May 2015
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Featured Visual History: Westward Movement in America


From 1775 to 1890, events transpired that helped to bring settlers to the American West. Take a visual tour of this slice of history and learn about how Daniel Boone opened the Wilderness Road, which aided settlement of Kentucky all the way to the completion of the world’s first transcontinental railroad in Promontory, Utah.

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This Month in History

graphicMay 5: Kodomo-no-hi (Children's Day), Japan.

May 5: Memorial Day first observed in the United States, 1866.

May 25: African Freedom Day.

May 27: Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco, 1937.

May 30: Joan of Arc burned at the stake, 1431.

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  • Green iguanas may grow to 6 feet in length!

  • When attacked by a predator, they leap out of trees and hide underwater. If cornered on land, they use their long tail as a lash.

  • Iguanas grow slowly and may take two years to mature. Some iguanas live for 30 years or more!

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This Month in History

graphicMay 2: Catherine the Great of Russia, born 1729.

May 6: First postage stamp issued in England, 1840.

May 9: Mother's Day (second Sunday in May) became a public holiday in the United States, 1914.

May 21: Charles Lindbergh finished first transatlantic solo flight, 1927.

May 31: U.S. copyright law enacted, 1790.

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