This Week In American History

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This Week In American History: May 22nd - May 28th

May 22 1781 Major General Nathanael Greene and 1,000 Patriots attempted an attack on the critical village of Ninety Six in the South Carolina backcountry. After failing to seize the fortified...

This Week In American History: May 22nd - May 28th

May 22 1781 Major General Nathanael Greene and 1,000 Patriots attempted an attack on the critical village of Ninety Six in the South Carolina backcountry. After failing to seize the fortified...

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This Week In American History: May 15th - 21st

May 15 1800 President John Adams ordered the federal government to pack up and leave Philadelphia and set up shop in the nation’s new capital in Washington D.C. After Congress adjourned its...

This Week In American History: May 15th - 21st

May 15 1800 President John Adams ordered the federal government to pack up and leave Philadelphia and set up shop in the nation’s new capital in Washington D.C. After Congress adjourned its...

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This Week In American History: May 8th - May 14th

May 8 1945 Both Great Britain and the United States celebrate Victory in Europe Day. Cities in both nations, as well as formerly occupied cities in Western Europe, put out...

This Week In American History: May 8th - May 14th

May 8 1945 Both Great Britain and the United States celebrate Victory in Europe Day. Cities in both nations, as well as formerly occupied cities in Western Europe, put out...

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This Week In American History: May 1st - May 7th

May 1 1926 Ford Motor Company became one of the first companies in America to adopt a five-day, 40-hour workweek for workers in its automotive factories. Ford believed that overworking...

This Week In American History: May 1st - May 7th

May 1 1926 Ford Motor Company became one of the first companies in America to adopt a five-day, 40-hour workweek for workers in its automotive factories. Ford believed that overworking...

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This Week In American History: April 24th - Apr...

April 24 1800 President John Adams approved legislation to appropriate $5,000 to purchase “such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress,” thus establishing the Library of Congress. The first...

This Week In American History: April 24th - Apr...

April 24 1800 President John Adams approved legislation to appropriate $5,000 to purchase “such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress,” thus establishing the Library of Congress. The first...

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