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Very few Americans can pass a test on the American Revolution – can you?

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Scary numbers of people know very little about the events surrounding the American Revolution. For those of us in the history world, this probably does not come as a huge shock. But in light of the cuts being made to history and social studies programs across the nation in

History from a high schooler’s perspective

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I served as a judge for the Maryland History Day competition last weekend, for the Senior Individual Exhibit category. My two judging colleagues and I saw 7 different projects, with topics ranging from Thomas Paine to Eleanor Roosevelt to Sir Francis Drake to Bill Gates. As in all competitions,

Alexander Hamilton’s house moved

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This is an interesting story that caught my eye…Alexander Hamilton’s 206-year-old home was moved about 2 blocks to a new location in Harlem over the weekend.

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