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A Brief History of World War One

World War One began on June 28, 1914 when the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated. A Serbian terrorist group called The Black Hand were behind the assassination, though that was simply the catalyst; tensions had been growing over differences over foreign policy. Eight million soldiers died in World War One

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Great Archaeological Discoveries

The Baby Disposal A small group of archaeologists led by Ross Voss were exploring the sewers beneath a Roman bathhouse in Ashkelon, Israel when they made a gruesome discovery- an abundance of baby bones. It appears that it was used as a mass grave site but it is not confirmed how or

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The Tools of an Archaeologist

Archaeologists use many different tools in order to perform their digs! Here you will find some information about those tools. Excavating Tools A pickax or mattock is useful for loosening hard compressed soil and earth. Shovels and spades allow archaeologists to remove large portions of debris. Other items that are used in