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The election of Abraham Lincoln as the sixteenth president of the United States in November 1860 led to the eventual secession of eleven slave-holding states and the formation of the Confederacy. Convinced that the federal government would initiate…

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This image has historic importance to me because my uncle was in the tower. The attacked not only took away a family member but it also damaged us psychologically along with the other thousands of families who dealt with the aftermath. The attacks…

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The cruise I took in the Caribbean was one of the fundamental moments in my life. This was a changing moment in my life because my family and I really bonded. Before we took the cruise, it seemed as if my parents were getting divorced. They were…

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Joan Jett is an inspiration to women everywhere, of all shapes and sizes, and of all generations. She is a rockstar, singer, songwriter, producer who has written songs from the classic I Love Rock n’ Roll to Everyday People. With her wholesome…

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Ellis Island is the direct representation of the commencement of immigration, slowly creating a more diverse population amongst the American people. This remains an iconic symbol of immigration, as 40% of all American citizens can trace their…

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This image is historic because it shows a snapshot of the tragedy of 911. This attack was only the second domestic attack on U.S soil, however it may be one of the most devastating in US history. Countless innocent men and women, along with public…

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This image his historic importance because it is one the most innovative cars to date. Elon musk helped to design one of the worlds leading electric automobiles, helping to reshape the auto industry. Not only does this car help to save the…

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Playing Varsity Baseball was the biggest thing I miss about high school. The last season we played also was my favorite considering everyone on the team had been playing together since 7th grade. That, plus the fact it was our last season playing…

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The election of Barrack Obama as the 44th president of the United States was a big deal throughout the entire country. The historical importance it had was that he was the first black president in U.S. history. Before Obama the entire country was…

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I chose September 11th as my political picture because this disaster affected America as a whole. This terrible attack affected people personally as well. This attack brought people together and strengthened America in the time of need.

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I chose a picture of my siblings and I at the University at Albany Bob Ford Field. I chose this because Albany was my number one college I wanted to get into because both my siblings attended. I really love this school and my life has been affected…

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This image is of the twin towers before the attack on 9/11. This image hold national historical value because it was a tragic expierience for the nation. Many innocnet people died and it marked a day where people stopped what they were doing and…

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This image has personal importance because it the day me and my teammates secured our title as the Suffolk County Champions of Long Island baseball. This moment is when my friend on the team hit a walk-off sigle to drive in the winning run. It was…

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The picture goes so much further beyond winning a hockey game. Growing up in Canada I’ve never felt a swelling pride in my country certainly not like anything close to America’s patriotism. The first time I felt national pride was during the 2010…

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The image I've chosen has significant historic importance to me. It encompasses a lot values in my life: success, family, athletics. To speak to success is the easiest one in my opinion. I have worked hard my whole life for an opportunity like this.…
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