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7 Fires That Changed History

7 Fires That Changed History

Throughout history, fires have led to drastic changes in population patterns, infrastructure, and the course of world events. Here are seven fires that changed history. 1. The Burning of the Great Library of Alexandria The Library of Alexandria was part of The Mouseion (“Temple ...read more

The Hatch Act Became Law Under FDR to Keep Politics Out of Federal Workplaces

What Is the Hatch Act and Why Was Established in 1939?

The Hatch Act was signed into law in 1939 to keep federal employees from engaging in political activities while they’re on the job. It was also designed to ensure federal employees don’t face political pressures as they perform their work. While numerous federal employees have ...read more