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The French Gift of Lady Liberty

Today we shine a spotlight on a document that gave the United States one of its most famous monuments: the deed of gift for “Liberty Enlightening the World.” Continue reading

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Propaganda Posters and the Common Core

I don’t know if it says something about me, but I have always been fascinated with propaganda posters.  When I was in the classroom, I probably spent more time than I had to focusing on the various symbols, messages, and … Continue reading

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The National Archives Partners with the National Park Service in NYC

Today’s post comes from blogger Christopher Zarr, education specialist at the National Archives at New York City. The National Archives and the National Park Service have a lot in common. We preserve the records of our Government so that all people … Continue reading

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