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Mary Borden set up hospitals during WW1 - experiences that inspired her later novels.
Khaki University allowed Canadian soldiers to expand their education during their downtime in WW1.
American Harry Selfridge started a department store empire in London.
Chocolate candy and eggs is a tradition that dates back to the Victorians.
Nurse and author Vera Brittain lost many people she loved during WW1.
Travel back in time and see how dinner differed by social class in 1910.
In the early 20th century, the classical education was replaced with a progressive education.
The assassination of Austrian-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand set the dominoes of WW1 in motion.
Smaller conflicts strengthen alliances and hostilities prior to #WW1 .
Nations’ arsenals grew prior to WW1 as nations competed with one another for power.
Those who don’t learn history are doomed to repeat it. Nationalism was a major cause of WW1.
Alliances were formed prior to WW1 to keep the European powers from going to war.
Joseph Merrick is better known as the Elephant Man. http://www.melinadruga.com/freak-show-act-to-gentleman/