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A Letter To Mahatma Gandhi

Dear Mahatma Gandhi, Just a few days over fifty-eight years ago, you were assassinated. The man had made several attempt…

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1792, Washington, DC, USA --- The White House as seen from Pennsylvania Avenue. The White House was built from the design submitted by Irishman James Hoban. The corner stone was laid on October 13, 1792. The footings for the main residence were dug by slaves and much of the work was performed by immigrants not yet citizens. John Adams was the first president to take residence in the White House on November 1, 1800. --- Image by © William Manning/Corbis

7 Crazy White House Facts

The White House, home to the First Family, is a often viewed as the bastion of American democracy; but the People’s Hous…

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