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  • Amending America Exhibit
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    "Amending America" Exhibit

    Christine Blackerby and Jennifer Johnson gave a tour of the National Archives “Amending America” exhibit that marks the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights on…

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  • Discussion on Congress and the Bill of Rights
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    First Congress and the Bill of Rights

    Donald Ritchie, Christine Blackerby, and Charles Flanagan spoke about how Congress produced the Bill of Rights despite significant opposition. Ten of the twelve proposed constitution…

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  • Congress at 225 Years
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    Congress at 225 Years

    Panelists talked about the the First United States Congress, which met from March 4, 1789 to March 4, 1791 to implement the Constitution and create a new government. Charlene Bickford, director of the First…

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  • Investigation of Wall Street During the Great Depression
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    Investigation of Wall Street During the Great Depression

    From 1932 to 1933, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking and Currency investigated the causes of the Wall Street Crash of 1929. Two specialists from the Center for Legislative Archives discussed the findings of…

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  • Unusual Finds in Legislative Records
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    Unusual Finds in Legislative Records

    Archivists from the National Archives talked about historically interesting finds that were found in the archives. Topics included a denial of pension for Alexander Hamilton’s widow, fights for…

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