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The Constitutional Convention

The Constitutional Convention

Download this article as a .pdf Against a backdrop of geographic and political factionalism, unpaid troops and a weak economy only beginning to recover from years of war and trade embargoes, devising a new form of government is a considerable challenge. That was the situation facing the United States in [...]

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Memorial Day: Reflection and Celebration

Memorial Day: Reflection and Celebration

Of the two official United States holidays recogniz­ing the commitment of members of America’s military services, Memorial Day honors those who lost their lives while defending their country. The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May, as weather is turn­ing warm and most schools and universities are adjourning [...]

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