11 March 1990: Lithuania Declared Independence From the Soviet Union

Map of Lithuania

In 1944 Lithuania was liberated from Nazi occupation by the advancing Russian army, only to be absorbed into the Soviet system. For almost half a century the country formed part of the Soviet Union as the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic.

But the disintegration of the Soviet Union gave Lithuania the chance

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Biography of Paul Revere

Paul Revere (1735-1818) was a silversmith and engraver who became an American folk hero after his midnight ride to warn patriots of impending British troop movements.

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