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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

At Thanksgiving, the Makings of a National Feast for MAX Seniors



In sixteen twenty-one, a big celebration took place at Plymouth Colony in what is now the state of Massachusetts. European settlers known as the Pilgrims were celebrating their autumn harvest after a winter of struggle.

Civil War and industrialization for MAX Seniors


Tensions between slave and free states mounted with arguments over the relationship between the state and federal governments, as well as violent conflicts over the spread of slavery into new states.

The Khitans


The Khitans were an ethnic group whose language belonged to the Mongolic group. Khagan Ambagyan founded the Khitan Empire in 911.

Thursday, November 17, 2011