May 312022
 
1868 Boneshaker

1868 Boneshaker

First bicycle race was held in Paris, France, in 1868. The 1.2 km race was at the Parc De Saint-Cloud. James Moore, an Englishman, won the race on a wooden bike with iron tires inlaid with ball bearings.

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Jun 232022
 
typewriter

Woman and 1918 Typewriter

Typewriter was patented in 1868 by Christopher Latham Sholes. At first he thought few people would want such a machine because business people prided themselves on their penmanship. What a thought! Children could learn more about the typewriter at: Typewriter.

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Jul 282022
 

amendmentFourteenth Amendment to the Constitution was adopted in 1868. It outlined citizenship rights, civil rights, and equal protection under the law. Famous decisions, such as Brown v. Board of Education, were based on this amendment. Children could learn more at: Fourteenth Amendment.

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