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Native American Disease Mortality Rate Post Columbus chart

Native American Disease Mortality Rate Post Columbus

When Columbus set sail in 1492 to find a new passage to the East Indies, he didn’t know it yet, but the world was to be forever changed. Upon his arrival Native Americans populations would never be the same. This chart shows the Native American disease mortality rate in the years following Columbus’ arrival. Estimates …

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Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Destinations chart

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Destinations and Statistics

The legacy of slavery in the Americas is one that is well known. What isn’t as well known are the exact numbers of just how many people (Africans) were involved and what happened to them. This chart shows the exact figures behind the trans-Atlantic slave trade destinations and statistics. Before slaves could even get to …

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Number of US Citizens sent to Internment Camps in World War II chart

US Citizens Sent to Internment Camps in World War II

In the midst of winning World War II, the United States had its far share of shameful acts. The allied civilian bombing campaigns and war time atrocities are well known. What’s less well known is the number of US citizens sent to internment camps in World War II. One of the most shocking discoveries at …

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Immigration to United States 1830-2009 chart

Immigration to the United States 1830-2009

The United States has a storied history when it comes to immigration. From its very beginnings – before it was even a country with the voyage of The Mayflower – immigration has been intertwined with the identity of the country. The total immigration to the United States from 1830-2009 shows some of that history. The …

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