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    George Washington and Washington, D.C.

    Robert Watson talked about his book, George Washington’s Final Battle: The Epic Struggle to Build a Capital City and a Nation. He explained why Washington saw the creation of a successful capital…

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    Fears of a Setting Sun

    Syracuse University political science Professor Dennis Rasmussen relayed that some of America’s founders, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton,…

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    1619 - First Africans in Virginia

    Ric Murphy talked about his book Arrival of the First Africans in Virginia, which profiles the “20 and odd” Africans who arrived in the Jamestown colony in 1619. This group included…

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    America on Trial

    Robert Reilly, director of the Westminster Institute and former director of Voice of America, talked about the religious thinking that influenced the Founding Founders. This virtual event…

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    Terror to the Wicked

    Tobey Pearl recounted the first murder trial in the Plymouth Colony for the fatal robbery of a Nipmuc tribesman in 1638. This was a virtual event hosted by Porter Square Bookstore in…

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    Plymouth Colony Pilgrims

    At Plimoth Patuxet in Plymouth, Massachusetts, we explored the recreated 17th-century colonial village and spoke with interpreters about what daily life was like for the Pilgrims. The year…

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    Pilgrim Story and Mayflower II Tour

    Plimoth Patuxet deputy executive director Richard Pickering told the story of the Pilgrims' Atlantic crossing in 1620 from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Massachusetts and the origins of the…

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    1620 - A Critical Response to the 1619 Project

    National Association of Scholars president Peter Wood critiqued the 1619 Project. This virtual event was hosted by the National Association of Scholars in New York City.

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    Fort Meigs

    Fort Meigs is the largest wooden, walled Fort in North America. Interim Director Ashley Phlipot explained that General William Henry Harrison ordered the Fort built during the War of 1812 to help fight back…

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    Painting of American Loyalist James DeLancey

    The Society of the Cincinnati’s deputy director and curator Emily Parsons displayed a recently acquired portrait painting of American loyalist Colonel James DeLancey in his British uniform. Ms.…

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    Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention

    National Park Service Park Ranger Matthew Ifill tells the story of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitutional Convention from the room inside Independence Hall where the events…

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    Jefferson and the Federalists in Washington, D.C.

    U.S. Capitol Historical Society Chief Historian William “Chuck” diGiacomantonio discussed the tumultuous interactions between Democratic-Republican President Thomas Jefferson and Federalist…

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    Wampanoag People

    Darius Coombs, Wampanoag and Eastern Woodlands director at Plimoth Patuxet, discussed the culture of the Wampanoag people who lived in the Plymouth area prior to the arrival of the…

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    Green Hill Plantation

    Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former Green Hill plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures…

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    Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin Friendship

    Philipp Ziesche, associate editor at Yale University’s Papers of Benjamin Franklin project, talked about the friendship between Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello…

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    Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson in Conversation

    Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello hosted a conversation between Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson as portrayed by Bill Robling and Bill Barker. They revisited their lifelong association,…

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    Jefferson and Hamilton

    John Ferling, professor emeritus of history at the University of West Georgia, talked about his book, Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry That Forged A Nation, in which he examines the political…

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    Penelope Winslow and 17th Century Plymouth Colony

    Michelle Marchetti Coughlin discussed her book, Penelope Winslow, Plymouth Colony First Lady: Re-Imagining a Life. A descendant of English nobility, Winslow was the wife of Josiah Winslow, Plymouth…

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    The Bible and the American Revolution

    Vanderbilt Divinity School professor James Byrd explored references to the Bible during the American Revolution. He spoke at a symposium on the Bible and its influence on the founding of…

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    The Bible and the Founding of the American Constitutional Republic

    American University public affairs professor Daniel Dreisbach talked about the Bible and the founding of the American constitutional republic. He was one of the speakers at a symposium on…

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