Censorship Story Briefs

When governments, or other institutions, want to control what people think and say, they censor what people write and speak. The stories in this collection are about various forms of censorship.

Mark Twain published his famous book, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, in Britain (in December of 1884) and in America (in February of 1885).

After he leaves the house, around midnight, Huck Finn joins his buddy, Tom Sawyer.

Huck Finn's father - whom his boy calls "Pap" - has not been in his son's life for awhile.

Huck Finn is sceptical about many things, but he is also a realist.

Huck Finn has a father who beats him.

Kapu means rules and learn how Hawaiians lived with them!

Anne Hutchinson - and some of her children - died unfortunate deaths of mistaken identity in the summer of 1643.

During the second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902), when the Boers refused to surrender to the Anglos, the British rounded-up thousands of Afrikaners (Boers...

The children, featured in this fountain, are dancing the Khorovod. The Khorovod is a type of common circle dance which Russian children loved to do b...

The Catholic Church bans Nicolaus Copernicus's book on the 5th of March, 1616 (decades after his death). Why ban a book which Catholic Universities ha...

Who risked all to aid those in need during the Holocaust? Corrie Ten Boom, a Dutch woman living in the town of Haarlem with her father and sister, dec...

Not long after she received her diary, as a birthday present, Anne Frank and her father took a walk together near their Amsterdam home.

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