Controversial Candies

Circus Peanuts, Black Licorice, and Candy Corn are possibly the most divisive Halloween treats. Each, however, has its own history that has allowed them to, perhaps surprisingly, have endured to show up in trick-or-treat bags and candy aisles for generations.

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Lance Geiger is The History Guy on YouTube. Topics covered in his YouTube videos range from aviation history to forgotten battles, historical figures, and more from around the world.

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