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What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1770s?

The 1770s were a decade of innovations, inventions, and political change in the world, and particularly in the British colonies in North America, which were experiencing revolutionary sentiment in...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1860s?

The 1860s were a decade of change and innovation. Lots of old ways of doing things in the world were being swept aside, new inventions took their place in the world spotlight, and culture produced...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1950s?

The 1950s were a decade of economic prosperity and cultural change. The modern world as we know it truly came into being. New inventions, cultural changes, and even the emergence of a new, recognized...