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5 Haunted Places in The United States

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October is the spookiest month of year, full of ghosts, goblins, haunted houses, and scary stories. If you like scary stories, here are 5 haunted places in the United States – and WorldStrides visits them all! The White House, Washington, D.C. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in…

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Congress Renames the United States Colonies: This Week In History

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Happy Birthday, United States of America! We know it’s not July 2 or 4, but September 9, 1776, is actually the day that our country was officially named the “United States of America.” This new term replaced “United Colonies,” which is how the land was…

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Williamsburg

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After struggling in the disease-infested swampland of Jamestown for many years, the colonists decided to move their capital inland to Middle Plantation. Located on higher ground between the James and York rivers, Middle Plantation was the home of the College of William and Mary, and…

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