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The Movie “Suffragette”

Suffragette tells the story of how in the early 20th century British women took extraordinary steps to win the right to vote.  Women became militant after realizing their voices weren’t being heard. The storyline dramatizes certain actual events and the … Continue reading

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Lawyer-President John Adams

On this day in 1735 John Adams was born. He was the first attorney-president. As a lawyer, he’s probably best remembered for defending British soldiers at the Boston Massacre trials. It’s also worthy of note that he’s credited for drafting … Continue reading

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Let’s Celebrate Abe Lincoln Today

President Abraham Lincoln died on this day in 1865. Among his great accomplishments, he successfully fought for the passage of the 13th Amendment to our United States Constitution, which abolished slavery. That amendment was passed by Congress on January 1, … Continue reading

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