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History vs. Andrew Jackson – James Fester
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History vs. Andrew Jackson – James Fester

A national hero? Or public enemy number one? Historical figures are often controversial, but few were as deified or vilified in their lifetime as the seventh President of the United States. This is History vs. Andrew Jackson. “Order, order, hm,

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How one piece of legislation divided a nation – Ben Labaree, Jr.
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How one piece of legislation divided a nation – Ben Labaree, Jr.

Today when people complain about the state of American politics, they often mention the dominance of the Democratic and Republican Parties, or the sharp split between red and blue states. But while it may seem like both of these things

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What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis
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What you might not know about the Declaration of Independence – Kenneth C. Davis

“All men are created equal and they are endowed with the rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Not so fast, Mr. Jefferson! These words from the Declaration of Independence, and the facts behind them, are well known.

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What’s the difference between a scientific law and theory? – Matt Anticole
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What’s the difference between a scientific law and theory? – Matt Anticole

Chat with a friend about an established scientific theory and she might reply, “Well, that’s just a theory.” But a conversation about an established scientific law rarely ends with, “Well, that’s just a law.” Why is that? What is the

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The historical audacity of the Louisiana Purchase – Judy Walton
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The historical audacity of the Louisiana Purchase – Judy Walton

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar Have you heard the one about Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Territory? Thomas Jefferson, author of The Declaration of Independence, was not a fan of the new constitution presented in 1787. He was very

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A 3-minute guide to the Bill of Rights – Belinda Stutzman
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A 3-minute guide to the Bill of Rights – Belinda Stutzman

Translator: tom carter Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar The first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution — also known as the Bill of Rights — were ratified or passed over 200 years ago. But even though they’re a bit, well, old, these

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How do US Supreme Court justices get appointed? – Peter Paccone
How inventions change history (for better and for worse) – Kenneth C. Davis
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How inventions change history (for better and for worse) – Kenneth C. Davis

Translator: tom carter Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar This is the story of an invention that changed the world. Imagine a machine that could cut 10 hours of work down to one. A machine so efficient that it would free up people

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The Making of the American Constitution – Judy Walton
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The Making of the American Constitution – Judy Walton

Translator: tom carter Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar It is the spring of 1787. The Revolutionary War has been over for only six years, and the young United States is still struggling in its infancy. Uprisings, boundary disputes and the lack of

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How is power divided in the United States government? – Belinda Stutzman
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How is power divided in the United States government? – Belinda Stutzman

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar Have you ever wondered who has the authority to make laws or punish people who break them? When we think of power in the United States, we usually think of the President, but he

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