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On 20 July 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. successfully landed on the surface of the moon. The next day, the two left the landing craft, Eagle, to become the first people to set foot on another astronomical body. While there, they planted an American flag, spoke with President Richard Nixon, and collected soil and rock samples while astronaut Michael Collins orbited above in the command ship, Columbia.
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On this day, the United Nations honors the legacy of Nelson Mandela, the South African activist whose imprisonment became a symbol of anti-apartheid movement. Mandela Day serves as a global call to action, celebrating the idea that each individual has the power to change the world.
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Today is the anniversary of the 1789 storming of the Bastille, the fortress-like prison which was regarded as a symbol of the absolutism of the French monarchy. The event served as a rallying point and a symbolic act of rebellion and is often considered to mark the beginning of the French Revolution.
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My name is Angela Zorn. I work full-time as an educator at Bullitt Central High School in suburban Kentucky where I teach AP US History and AP US Government & Politics. In addition, I provide training & consulting services throughout the United States.