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Manifest Destiny--the new frontier

Manifest: readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident; obvious; apparent; plain.

Destiny:something that is to happen or has happened to a particular person or thing; lot or fortune.

Manifest Destiny: The 19th-century doctrine that the United States had the right and duty to expand throughout the North American continent.

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Oct 31 '12

Happy Halloween: Human Skeleton Found Under Tree Overturned During Sandy

mestump:

gawkercom:

What’s going on in New Haven, Connecticut, you ask? What has the storm wrought in the city best known for providing the gritty backdrop to the education of our future presidents? Here’s what’s going on in New Haven, Connecticut: a fucking ancient skeleton being uncovered by Hurricane Sandy, that’s what.

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The New Haven green has thousands of bodies under it. The place was a cemetery for a long time.

This means state archaeologist Nick Bellantoni gets called in, I can’t wait to hear what they discover. 

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    I see New Haven hasn’t lost any of its charm and quaintness since I’ve left.
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    HOLYSHIT WHY IS EVERYONE SO FRICKEN STUPID the new haven green used to be a fricking cemetary/burial ground, so of...
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    This means state archaeologist Nick Bellantoni gets called in, I can’t wait to hear what they discover.
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    Hurricane sandy gives us history lessons #Merica!
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    O_O That is terrifying!
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    What’s going on in New Haven, Connecticut, you ask? What has the storm wrought in the city best known for providing the...