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  • Fostering Civic Knowledge and Engagement
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    Fostering Civic Knowledge and Engagement

    The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted a Constitution Day program celebrating their “We the People” educational initiative, followed by a panel discussion on how schools and…

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  • George Washington and Native Americans
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    George Washington and Native Americans

    Colin Calloway - author of The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation - talked about Washington and his relationship with…

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  • Revisiting Founding Era Documents
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    Revisiting Founding Era Documents

    Historians Carol Berkin and Denver Brunsman, community leader Farah Jimenez, and the Constitutional Sources Project executive director Julie Silverbrook highlighted two lesser known…

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  • 1789 Debate Over Chief Executive Title
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    1789 Debate Over Chief Executive Title

    Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon talked about her book, For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789. When George Washington was elected chief executive in 1789, Congress…

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  • George Washingtons Intellectual Life
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    Intellectual George Washington

    George Washington University’s Denver Brunsman talked about George Washington as an intellectual. George Washington’s lack of a university education bothered him his entire life. His peers John…

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  • British Impressment of Colonial American Sailors
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    British Impressment of Colonial American Sailors

    Denver Brunsman talked about his book, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic, in which he details why this type of forced labor was necessary for…

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  • emThe Evil Necessityem
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    The Evil Necessity

    Author Denver Brunsman talked about his book, The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World, in which the author described the system of impressment into the British…

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  • Book TV in Alexandria Virginia
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    Book TV in Alexandria, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Alexandria, Virginia, February 15-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with…

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