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On this day in 1690, the first American newspaper was published in Boston, Massachusetts

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On this day – John Appleseed was born

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University of Colorado, Colorado Springs “The Crisis Presidency” with Benjamin Kleinerman at 4:30pm

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St. Olaf College “Who are We, the People? James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the American Dream” with Nicholas Buccola, September 26 at 7pm

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On this day in 1722, revolutionary patriot Samuel Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts

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Tufts University “Why We are Restless: On the Modern Quest for Contentment” with Benjamin Storey, Jenna Storey, and Jonathan Silver, September 28

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Virginia Tech “Constitutional Hypocrisy and the Ethics of Constitutional Citizenship” with Dr. Connor Ewing, September 29 at 7pm

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On this day – “Little Women” was 1st published

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Harvard: Whig Improvement and Constitutional Conservation

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On this day in 1908, Ford’s Model T went on sale for the first time

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On this day – 1st Lady Caroline Harrison was born

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On this day – Redwood National & State Park was established

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Samford University “Tocqueville, Law, and the Priests of Democracy” with Richard Avramenko, October 3 at 6:30

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On this day in 1822, 19th president Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio

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On this day in 1830, 21st president Chester A. Arthur was born in Fairfield, Vermont

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University of Nebraska-Omaha: Freedom from Religion or Freedom for Religion: Rethinking the First Amendment’s Protection for Religious Liberty

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Christendom: The Oracle of the Enlightenment – Montesquieu

Lee University: Intercollegiate Symposium on Institutions and Inheritance

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On this day in 1871, the Great Chicago Fire began

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

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On this day in 1754, Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley was born near Trenton, New Jersey

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On this day in 1890, 34th president Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas

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On this day in 1859, Abolitionist John Brown and His supporters began their raid on the Federal Arsenal at Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia

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On this day in 1777, the British under General John Burgoyne surrendered at the battle of Saratoga

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National No Beard Day!

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Ursinus College “Charter of Unity: Can the Constitution Still Hold Us Together?” with Yuval Levin, October 20

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On this day in 1797, the USS Constitution was launched in Boston Harbor

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On this day, the first-ever photo of Earth from outer space was taken from the V-2 No. 13 rocket

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On this day in 1881, the shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona occurred

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On this day in 1858, 26th president Theodore Roosevelt was born in New York, New York

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On this day in 1735, 2nd president and founding father John Adams in Braintree, Massachusetts

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The American origins of the Jack o’ Lantern

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On this day in 1795, 11th president James Polk was born in Pineville, North Carolina

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On this day in 1865, 29th president Warren Harding was born in Blooming Grove, Ohio

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On this day in 1842, Abraham Lincoln married Marry Todd in Springfield, Illinois

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