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This Week in History: Feb. 19-25, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellFeb. 19-25, 2024 February 191807 - Former Vice President Aaron Burr is...

This Week in History: Feb. 12-18, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellFeb. 12-18, 2024 February 121793 - The first U.S. fugitive slave law...

This Week in History: Feb. 5-11, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellFeb. 5-11, 2024 February 51778 - South Carolina becomes the first state...

This Week in History: Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 29-Feb. 4, 2024 January 291879 - The Custer Battlefield National Monument...

This Week in History: Jan. 22-28, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 22-28, 2024 January 221814 - The first Knights Templar grand encampment...

This Week in History: Jan. 15-21, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 15-21, 2024 January 151870 - A donkey is first used as...

This Week in History: Jan. 8-14, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliteratetheir own understanding of their history.” George OrwellJan. 8-14, 2024 January 81790 - President George Washington delivers the first...

This Week in History: Jan. 1-7, 2024

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann “The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell Jan. 1-7, 2024 January 1 – Happy New Year!1788 - Quakers...

This Week in History: Dec. 25-31, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsDec. 25-31, 2023 December 25 – Merry Christmas!1651 - A Massachusetts General Court orders a fine of five shillings for "observing any...

This Week in History: Dec. 18-24, 2023

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This Week in Historyby Dianne Hermann“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman CousinsDec. 18-24, 2023 December 181839 - John Draper of New York City makes the first celestial photograph (the moon) in the US.1915...