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25 Shocking Moments Of US History You Might Not Know About

April 1, 2017

Although the United States is responsible for a lot of good things, it is also responsible for a lot of bad things. In order to be better citizens, it is necessary to confront our past in its entirety. These are 25 Shocking Moments Of US History You Might Not Know About.

25 Shocking Moments Of US History You Might Not Know About | List25

George Washington’s genocidal tendencies
White flight (20th century)
Agent Orange
San Francisco’s early history
Extraordinary rendition
Bonus Army March (1932)
Lynchings
The Battle of Athens (1946)
Japanese Internment Camps
Christopher Columbus
Tulsa Race Riots (1921)
The California Indian Genocide (1846 and 1870)
Jim Crow Laws
Project MKUltra
COINTELPRO
Invasion of Puerto Rico
Support of militant Islam
The Labor Rights Movement
The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment (1932 – 1972)
Klan membership in the early 1900’s
TPAJAX Project
Eugenics
The annexation of Hawaii
Operation PBSUCCESS
Ludlow Massacre

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