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The Great Seal of the United States

The Great Seal of the United States is a symbol of our independent nation and its power. The 1782 original design is today’s spotlight document. Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence

In celebration of our nation declaring its independence 237 years ago, today’s spotlight is—of course—on the Declaration of Independence. The National Archives is its permanent home. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence in which the … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between the National Archives and the Library of Congress?

I co-wrote today’s post with Stephen Wesson at the Library of Congress. It is also posted on the Teaching with the Library of Congress blog. In 10 words or less, it’s what we’ve got and how we got it. But we’ll go on. … Continue reading

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