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Culture Chapters

Youth In Government is a student run, student led club that takes place middle school through college. It takes place locally and nationally, and help...

Learn about the oldest town in Polk and all this little town has been through.

A cultural perspective of the histoy of Bartow, Florida

When Fear and Kings Ruled the Land

Ghost stories I told as a kid.

Culture Audios

Lehua, a young noble Hawaiian comes of age, the preface.

Cowboys of the "Old West" sang songs about their work (and the trouble they got into). This is an example.

Carole Bos, founder and Chief Creative Officer at AwesomeStories provides background about the site and its mission.

NOTES from UNDERGROUNDBy Fyodor DostoevskyTranslation by Andrew R.

On the 8th of December, 1941 - the day after Pearl Harbor was bombed - Americans received their up-to-date news from the radio.

Culture Questions to Ponder

Child miners often endured "stunted growth" as a result of working in extremely confined space, but the impact of "stunted growth" could extend beyond...

Before the U.S. joined WWI, some prominent Americans spoke in favor of aiding the Allies while others strongly opposed U.S. involvement.

Before the U.S. entered World War I, Germany’s military leaders agreed that “as a military or naval factor the United States might be considered a...

As the years of famine dragged on, and potato crops continued to fail, the Irish began to leave their country to live elsewhere. Within four years, ab...

Culture Audio Narrations

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Margaret Mitchell found the title for her new book in the lines of an 1891 poem.

Margaret Mitchell was a flirt who had lots of suitors. Did she create Scarlett O'Hara in her own likeness?

Margaret Mitchell published one novel in her lifetime. How Gone with the Wind came about is a story unto itself.

Not only was he a brilliant composer, Beethoven was also a brilliant pianist.

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