Quebec Nearly Separated From Canada Back in 1995

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Many people don’t know that Canada almost lost one of its largest provinces, Quebec, back in 1995. For more than two hours, Canadians sat back in anticipation of the voting results of the Quebec Referendum; the second time voters were asked to decide if Quebec should be an independent country, or remain part of Canada.… Continue reading Quebec Nearly Separated From Canada Back in 1995

When The Berlin Wall Came Crumbling Down in 1989

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The fall of the Berlin Wall marked a new era for Germany, and the world, as unity and peace were finally brought back to the divided families of the East and West. The symbolic fall of the wall was quickly met with the physical fall, as the Cold War was thawing across Eastern Europe. Grassroots… Continue reading When The Berlin Wall Came Crumbling Down in 1989

February 11, 1990: A Landmark Day Against Racial Segregation

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After 27 long years, South African leader Nelson Mandela was released from prison on February 11th, 1990.  A day that would not only become a memorable day for South Africa, but for the entire world. His release would usher in a new era in South Africa, and change the lives of millions- but the path… Continue reading February 11, 1990: A Landmark Day Against Racial Segregation

Mount Pinatubo Finally Woke Up in 1991

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For the people of Luzon island in the Philippines, June 15th 1991 is a day they’ll never forget, as the world around them looked as if it was ending. Mount Pinatubo, previously thought to be inactive, had blown its top in the middle of one of the worst storms Luzon had seen in years– Typhoon Yunya… Continue reading Mount Pinatubo Finally Woke Up in 1991