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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
1828 - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad


The first passenger railroad in the United States, the Baltimore and Ohio, begins on July 4, 1828, and within one year after that charter, had plans for the first railroad station, and had laid the initial commercial track. Basically, they had invented the railroad in the USA, that would spur the economy forward.

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    NATO Expands
    2002 - NATO Expands into former Soviet Bloc


    Over fifty years after its formation, and over a decade since the demise of the Soviet Union, seven former states of the Soviet Union (Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia) desired further protection from Russia. An invitation to NATO was what they desired, both for protection, and for further inclusion into the western world.

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