Tag Archive: Ten Interesting Facts

Oct 10

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Halloween

Halloween Facts 1.  Chocolate Chocolate is the most popular type of Halloween candy. It makes up about three-fourths of all trick-or-treat candy.   Candy Type Sales Average Price Introduction Company $509.85 million $1.25 1928 Hershey $500.82 million $1.15 1941 Mars $456.91 million $1.11 1930 Mars $324.63 million $1.05 1900 Hershey $306.51 million $1.11 1935 Hershey …

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Sep 22

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Worms

Ten Interesting Facts about Worms 1. Migration Worms have not always lived in America. Many scientists believe that worms living in America were killed during the Ice Age. This was approximately 10,000 to 50,000 years ago. During the 1600’s and 1700’s, Europeans brought worms to North America as they were forming the colonies. This was …

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Aug 05

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Surviving in the Wilderness

Ten Interesting Facts . . . Surviving the Wilderness Water Needed for Surviving in the Wilderness Humans need eight cups of water each day. When 1% of the total water weight of a person’s body is lost, the person will feel thirsty. Sixteen drops of bleach will treat one gallon of water. Approximately 4000 people are …

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Jul 19

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Earth’s Sun

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Earth’s Sun 1. Description Our sun is 4.59 billion years old. It is a Yellow Dwarf with a diameter of 1,392,684 kilometers. The surface temperature is 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit (5500 degrees Celsius), and its core is around 27 million degrees Fahrenheit (13,600,000 degrees Celsius). 2. Size The sun is …

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Jul 11

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The Great Depression

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The Great Depression Black Tuesday  On October 29, 1929, the stock market lost $14 billion. During the week of Black Tuesday, the stock market lost $30 billion. This would be equivalent to $377,587,032,770.41 today. Photos Dorothea Lange’s photo of Florence Thompson with several of her children has become …

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Jul 03

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The Holocaust

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The Holocaust Raoul Wallenberg Raoul Wallenberg was the First Secretary to the Swedish Embassy in Budapest in July 1944. He is credited with rescuing more Jewish people during the Holocaust than any other person or nation. Wallenberg rescued around 100,000 people. He did this by issuing “protective passports.” Wallenberg also …

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Jun 26

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . The American Civil War

  1. Lincoln’s Hat Shot In August 1863 while Abraham Lincoln was heading home from the White House, someone took a shot at him. The bullet went through his hat. Lincoln asked the guards to keep the incident quiet because he did not want to worry his wife. 2. Fort Sumter The first confrontation of …

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