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While you're likely no stranger to the menu at McDonald's (MCD - Get Report) , how well do you know the history of the fast food chain?

From the first McDonald's Bar-B-Q Restaurant in 1940, to bringing the Big Mac to the masses, to McDonald's recent efforts to clean up its ingredients and its menu, 

Are we about to see what McDonald's next chapter looks like?

The fast food giant hosts its annual shareholders' meeting on May 23. Among the topics on the menu are executive pay, plant-based meat and the strikes currently facing the fast food giant. Needless to say, investors will have a supersized set of news to digest. 

But before we get into all of that, consider this your McHistory lesson...minus the large fries.

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