World War 1 is the Most Interesting War in History

World War 1, or the Great War, took place at a twilight in history. The old world and its old ways were vanishing, but the relics were still breathing and visible by candlelight. Motorized cars and electric lights were in their infancy and many people lived on farms and rode in wagons and buggies. The average home…

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The Wonders of Exposition Universelle, at the Turn of the Century

At the turn of the century, Paris hosted an Exposition Universelle, known to the rest of the world as the World’s fair of 1900. . Among the wonders introduced to mortals were the Crystal Palace, a building made entirely of iron and glass, the Hall of Machines, and the diesel engine.

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