An original ‘Juneteenth’ order found in the National Archives (

The decree, in the ornate handwriting of a general’s aide, reads “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free.”


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Was there a Viking Age in Norway — 2000 years before the Vikings? (

Vast neolithic circle of deep shafts found near Stonehenge (