January 14 1967 – The Human Be-In, a Prelude to the Summer of Love, Occurs in San Francisco

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January 14 1967 – The Human Be-In, a Prelude to the Summer of Love, Occurs in San FranciscoRate this post The 1960s were an era of tremendous change throughout the United States. Through the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and many others, the Civil Rights Movement gained more and more attention after originating in the south during the 1950s, causing people groups of all kinds to raise their voices — particularly around San Francisco, where the Human Be-In occurred on January 14, 1967. Just one part of the larger counterculture attitude among younger adults, the event would end up leading to the famed Summer of Love in the City […]

January 14 1784 – The Treaty of Paris, Bringing An End To The American War For Independence, Is Ratified By The United States Congress

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January 14 1784 – The Treaty of Paris, Bringing An End To The American War For Independence, Is Ratified By The United States CongressRate this post The Revolutionary War officially drew to a close almost a year and quarter after the last shots were fired when the Continental Congress of the United States of America ratified the Peace Treaty of Paris on January 14, 1784. With this momentous decision the Congress which had gathered at the Senate Chamber of the Maryland State House established the United States as a sovereign nation with all the territory extending west up to the Mississippi River now being called American soil. The preliminary articles […]