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How a Quiet Pennsylvania Town Changed U.S. History in 1863

How a Quiet Pennsylvania Town Changed U.S. History in 1863

From July 1 to July 3, Americans are marking the 150th anniversary of what is arguably the most historically pivotal and symbolic battle of the country’s bloody 1861–1865 Civil War, the Battle of Gettysburg. In 1863 the small college town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, became the site of the largest battle [...]

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U.S. Celebrates Women’s Contributions to the World Every March

U.S. Celebrates Women’s Contributions to the World Every March

Each year, the president issues a proclamation calling on all citizens to observe March as National Women’s History Month, as well as a separate proclamation on International Women’s Day, March 8. The worldwide celebration, begun in 1975 by the United Nations, recognizes women’s achievements, highlights issues of common concern and [...]

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