The UK’s National Union of Women Teachers went from splinter group to union in its own right, winning on equal pay—as The Woman Teacher shows first-hand.
Hundreds of miners, mostly African American men, died from an entirely preventable industrial catastrophe.
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Some claimed the battles were so fierce they could smell the gunpowder.
This French scientist conducted a series of gruesome experiments in his quest to discover the true limits of life and death.
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From battles to expand the franchise to the mysteries of turnout, voting is one of the most important things to understand about U.S. politics.
Severe infection is linked with autoantibody production.
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