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JMC’s 2022 Summer Institute: Science, Political Science, and the American Regime

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On this day in 1859, Mildred J. Hill, was born in Louisville, Kentucky

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On this day – Establishment of Federal Holidays

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On this day in 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act

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On this day – Mesa Verde National Park Established

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On this day – 1st Lady Elizabeth Monroe was born

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On this day in 1863, the battle of Gettysburg began in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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On this day – Idaho enters the Union as the 43rd State!

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Happy Independence Day!

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On this day in 1872, 30th President Calvin Coolidge was born in Plymouth, Vermont

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On this day in 1747, Revolutionary War naval captain John Paul Jones was born in Arbigland, Scotland

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On this day in 1930, construction began on the Hoover Dam on the state border of Arizona and Nevada

On this day – The State’s 1st Patriotic Song hits the Papers

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On this day – Inventor of the Sewing Machine Born

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On this day – Wyoming becomes the 44th State to enter the Union

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On this day in 1767, 6th president John Quincy Adams was born in Braintree, Massachusetts

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On this day – Henry David Thoreau was born

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On this day in 1787, Congress adopted the Northwest Ordinance

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On this day in 1913, 38th president Gerald Ford in Omaha, Nebraska

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On this day – George Washington Carver National Monument was created!

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On this day in 1862, Ida B. Wells was born in Holly Springs, Missouri

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On this day – Nation’s Capital was founded!

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On this day – Disneyland opens its doors

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On this day in 1902, the first air conditioner was created

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On this day – Seneca Falls Convention begins

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On this day in 1848, the Seneca Falls Convention began in Seneca Falls, New York

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On this day in 1969, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon

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On this day in 1861, the first battle of Bull Run took place just North of Manassas, Virginia

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On this day – 1st Lady Frances Cleveland was born

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On this day in 1893, Katherine Lee Bates penned “America the Beautiful”

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On this day in 1897, American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart was born in Atchison, Kansas

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On this day – Heatwave brings record high temperatures

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On this day – 1st Lady Anna Harrison was born

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On this Day in 1948, President Harry S. Truman signed executive order 9981, which desegregated the U.S. military

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On this day – New York becomes the 11th State

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On this day in 1866, Lavinia Ream became the first female artist to receive a commission from the U.S. government

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On this day in 1805, Alexis de Tocqueville was born in Paris France

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National Cheesecake Day!

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On this day in 1790, the first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins

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On this day in 1819, American novelist Herman Melville was born in New York, New York

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On this day – Colorado enters the Union as the 38th State

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On this day – Declaration of Independence is signed

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On this day in 1790, the first United States Census began

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On this day in 1901, musician Louis Armstrong was born in New Orleans, Louisiana

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On this day in 1735, newspaper publisher John Peter Zenger was acquitted of seditious libel

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On this day – 1st Lady Edith Roosevelt was born

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On this day in 1755, American patriot and spy Nathan Hale was born in Coventry, Connecticut

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