Historical Nonfiction: If George Washington were... →
historical-nonfiction: If George Washington were alive today, he might face a hefty overdue library fine. New York City’s oldest library says one of its ledgers shows that the president has racked up 220 years’ worth of late fees on two books he borrowed, but never returned.One of the books was the “Law of Nations,”…
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Old York, Old York
historical-nonfiction: It housed the Ninth Legion, and was called Eboracum, under the Romans The city derives its name from the Viking settlement there, Jorvik It became an independent city in the Medieval Ages, after wealthy merchants petitioned multiple kings for self-rule. Sounds like DC…. Guy Fawkes was born in York in 1570. He met two fellow plotters, who would be executed with him. ...
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