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What Drove Early Man Across Globe? Climate Change

Some of the biggest human migrations coincided with major changes in climate, according to a new analysis. Researchers say early humans set out in search of climates where more food was available. And some populations stayed put in certain locations because barriers like glaciers blocked their progress.
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Same Camera, Different Century: Capturing Civil War Sites, 150 Years Later

For the anniversary of the Civil War battle, we wanted to re-create the original images.
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Park Ranger Recounts Civil War Battle of Antietam

This year marks 150 years since the Civil War Battle of Antietam. The 12 hours of fighting that day were the deadliest in U.S. history, as 23,000 men were killed or wounded.

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Retracing The Steps Of A Civil War Photographer

Today's 150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam got us thinking: What if Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner could revisit some of the original sites he photographed?
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Antietam: A Savage Day In American History

The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest single day in American history, and the partial victory by Union troops led Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation. Monday marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle that left 23,000 men killed or wounded on both sides.
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Smithsonian Hosts Emancipation Proclamation Event

The Smithsonian will be hosting a forum and live performance Monday afternoon in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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