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Where to Build?

You're building a house. Which do you do first? 1. Select a style and a plan OR 2. Select a building lot? Both approaches have merit. If your heart is set on a Spanish style adobe home, a heavily treed lot may not make sense for you. Having an idea of the architectural style you prefer will determine the size and characteristics of your building site.
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Mexican-American War: General Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott was born on June 13, 1786, near Petersburg, VA. The son of American Revolution veteran William Scott and Ann Mason, he was raised at the family's plantation, Laurel Branch. Educated by a mixture of local schools and tutors, Scott lost his father in 1791 when he was six and his mother eleven years later.
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Open House at Private Schools

If you're applying to a private school, you might notice that many of them offer something called an open house. What is it and why should you attend? In the most simple terms, a private school open house is a chance for you to visit the school. Some schools have a block of time where prospective families can come and go, meet the admissions team, and take a quick tour, while others offer full programs that require families to register in advance and arrive by a specific time.
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Where Is the Lost Treasure of the Inca?

Led by Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistadors captured Atahualpa, Emperor of the Inca, in 1532. They were shocked when Atahualpa offered to fill a large room half full of gold and twice over with silver as a ransom. They were even more shocked when Atahualpa delivered on his promise. Gold and silver began arriving daily, brought by the Inca's subjects.
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Abigail Johnson

Abigail Johnson Facts Known for: child accused of witchcraft in the 1692 Salem witch trials Age at time of Salem witch trials: 11 Dates: March 16, 1681 - November 24, 1720 Family, Background: Mother: Elizabeth Dane Johnson, known as Elizabeth Johnson Sr. (1641 - 1722) - an accused witch in the Salem witch trials Father: Ensign Stephen Johnson (1640 - 1690) Siblings (according to various sources): Elizabeth (1662 - 1669) Ann (1666 - 1669) Francis (1667 - 1738), married Sarah Hawkes (1655 - 1698), Hannah Clarke Elizabeth (1670 - about 1732) Stephen Johnson (1672 - 1672) Mary Johnson (1673 - 1673) Benjamin Johnson (1677 - after 1726), married Sarah Foster (1677 - 1760) Stephen Johnson (1679 - 1769), married Sarah Whittaker (1687 - 1716), Ruth Eaton (1684 - 1750) Husband: James Black (1669 - 1722), married 1703.
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Modern Evolutionary Synthesis

The theory of evolution has itself evolved quite a bit since the time when Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace first came up with the theory. Much more data has been discovered and collected over the years that have only helped to enhance and sharpen the idea that species change over time. The modern synthesis of the theory of evolution combines several different scientific disciplines and their overlapping findings.
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