This Day in History

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Nov. 29, 1864: Sand Creek Massacre

A Colorado Cavalry unit, acting on orders from Colorado's governor and ignoring a white surrender flag flying just below a U.S. flag, brutally attacked Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes.
Themes: Native American
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Nov. 17, 1961: Albany Movement

The Albany Movement engaged multiple civil rights organizations and students in the fight for desegregation and voting rights.
Themes: African American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship
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