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Paradise Lost?

On January 17, 1893, Queen Liliuokalani, the rightful monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii, is overthrown in a coup tacitly led by American sugar planters…

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The Nation’s First From Old Dominion

On this day in 1990 Douglas Wilder becomes the first-ever African American elected governor of a US state, and the first governor of color in…

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Solidarity Forever

On this day in 1936, the Flint sit-down strike against General Motors commences at Fisher Body Plant No. 1. When the strike finally ended 44…

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The Sunday Driver, S1,E11: When Hope and History Rhyme

Good Monday Evening to all. As we slide into the short Thanksgiving week, in some respects we’ve been here before; our thoughts may turn slightly…

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Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution

It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.

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Tecumseh, the Blazing Comet of the Ohio Valley

On this day in 1813, a combined British and Indian force is defeated by General William Henry Harrison’s American army at the Battle of the…

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