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On this day – Kansas became our 34th state

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On this day in 1843, 25th president William McKinley was born in Niles, Ohio

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On this day in 1882, 32nd president Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York

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Happy National Hot Chocolate Day!

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On this day in 1752, founding father Gouverneur Morris was born in Morrisania, New York

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On February 1, 1901, American poet Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri

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Happy Groundhog Day!

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Jacksonville State University: What is Political Civility Today?

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On this day in 1870, the 15th Amendment was ratified

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On this day – Massachusetts became our 6th state

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On this day in 1756, Aaron Burr was born in Newark, New Jersey

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On February 8, 1820, William Tecumseh Sherman was born in Lancaster, Ohio

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On this day in 1910, the Boy Scouts of America was founded by William D. Boyce in Washington D.C.

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James Wilson Institute: Unlocking Constitutional Meaning – James Wilson as the Key

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9th president William Henry Harrison born in Berkeley, Virginia

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Boston College: “The Empire of Liberty and the Indigenous Question: Jefferson’s Strange Praise of Chief Logan Reconsidered”

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Villanova: “The Meaning of Equality in the Constitution”

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Clemson: The Progressive Origins of the Administrative State

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On February 11, 1847, American inventor and businessman Thomas Edison was born in Milan, Ohio

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On February 12, 1809, 16th president Abraham Lincoln was born near Hodgenville, Kentucky

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16th president Abraham Lincoln born near Hodgenville, Kentucky

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On February 13, 1885, First Lady Elizabeth “Bess” Truman was born in Independence, Missouri

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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On October 14, 1994, Saguaro National Park was established in Arizona

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On this day in 1820, American activist Susan B. Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts

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Washington College: Religious Freedom in the United States

Christendom College: Democratic Degradation versus “Liberty under God and the Law” – Alexis de Tocqueville

Tufts: Nationalism in World History

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Benedictine College: Hard Choices: Christian Politics in a De-Christianizing Society

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On February 18, 1735, the first opera in America was performed in Charleston, South Carolina

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn first published in the U.S.

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Bellarmine University: 2023 Constitution Symposium

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On February 19, 1942, Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, allowing the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II

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Happy Presidents Day!

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Regent: George Washington and Slavery

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On this day in 1732, founding father and our 1st president George Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia

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University of Houston: Liberal Education and Citizenship in a Free Society

UW Madison: “Free Trade and Inequality”

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Providence College: The Intellectual Origins of American Slavery

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On February 26, 1919, Grand Canyon National Park was established in Arizona

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow born in Portland, Maine

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Bipartisan Policy Center: Can America’s Universities Survive the Cancel Wars? A Discussion with Author Sigal R. Ben-Porath

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Yellowstone National Park established in 1872

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Jacksonville State University: Frederick Douglass’s Abolitionist Republicanism

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University of Nebraska-Omaha: Has Liberalism Failed? A Discussion

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“The Star-Spangled Banner” becomes the U.S. national anthem

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Tufts: Montesquieu: For or Against Empire?

Louisiana State University: Microhistory and the Malleability of Identity in Nineteenth Century America

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