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Here are the top ten articles for the History Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Clara Barton
Clara Barton helped form the American Red Cross after her visit to the International Red Cross in Europe during the Franco-Prussian War. She served as the American Red Cross's first president.
2. Marie Laveau
Marie Laveau was the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans. She was well respected and even today people still visit her tomb and leave offerings for her to still help grant peoples' wishes.
3. Phrase Etymology
Some phrases we use in everyday life have weird, even gruesome origins. Phrases like Saved By the Bell and Rule of Thumb have strange origins.
4. 19th Amendment Ratified
On August 26, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, finally giving women the right to vote.
5. Shirley Temple
Shirley Temple went from being a lovable child star during the Great Depression to becoming a politician in later life.
6. Scandal at Bizarre Plantation
Nancy Randolph lived a life that was scandalous, to say the least, but persevered and eventually lived a happy life.
7. The Great Chicago Fire
Mrs. O'Leary's cow was blamed for a fire that ripped through Chicago destroying some 70,000 buildings and 73 miles of road and caused the death of at least 300 people.
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10. Sojourner Truth
Sojourner Truth has gone down in history as a leader for the slavery abolition movement and a crusader for women's rights.
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