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On this day in 1901, the White House officially became the “White House”

On this day in 1901, the White House officially became “the White House”. Prior to Theodore Roosevelt’s order, the White House was officially called “the Executive Mansion.” Did you know? As a nickname, “the White House” dates back to 1798, when the new building was first whitewashed to protect its porous sandstone walls from freezing. […]

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October 12 is National Farmer’s Day!

October 12 is National Farmer’s Day! On this day, we honor all the hard work done by America’s farmers to bring food to our tables. 🍞🌽🍎🥚 According to the American Farm Bureau Federation, 98% of the 2 million farms in the country are family businesses. 🐄🏡🐖🐓 Did you know? Less than 2% of America’s workforce […]

Arizona State University: One Man’s Freedom: King, Goldwater, and the Battle Over an Idea

On October 12, 2022, the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University, a JMC partner program, will host faculty partner Nicholas Buccola to discuss Barry Goldwater and Martin Luther King, Jr.: What can we learn about the meaning of freedom by thinking about the space between Barry Goldwater and Martin […]