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Category: U.S. States

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7 Times the U.S.-Canada Border Wasn’t So Peaceful

The U.S.-Canada border wasn’t always so peaceful. On Canada Day, look back at seven times when the United States clashed violently with its northern neighbor.

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8 Things You May Not Know About West Virginia

On the 150th anniversary of West Virginia’s admission to the Union, learn eight surprising facts about America’s 35th state.

Map of Louisiana-Purchase

8 Things You May Not Know About the Louisiana Purchase

Take a look behind the scenes of the historic real-estate deal.

Texas Facts

9 Things You May Not Know About Texas

Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a look at some of the state’s quirks.