Receipt for land purchased from the Six Nations, 1769

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Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)

Receipt for land purchased from Six Nations by Pennsylvania, 1769. (GLC02548)
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Lincoln speech on slavery and the American Dream, 1858

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Abraham Lincoln, speech fragment on slavery and the American government, ca. 185Through the 1830s and 1840s, Abraham Lincoln’s primary political focus was on economic issues.

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Lincoln on abolition in England and the United States, 1858

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Abraham Lincoln, speech fragment concerning the abolition of slavery, ca. July 1

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Henry Knox on the British invasion of New York, 1776

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Henry Knox to Lucy Knox, July 8, 1776. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)When twenty-six-year-old Henry Knox, the Continental Army’s artillery commander, penned this letter to his wife, Lucy, on July 8, 1776, patriot morale was at a low point.

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J. Edgar Hoover on campus unrest, 1970

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J. Edgar Hoover, An Open Address to Students, September 21,1970. (The Nixon Libr

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Building Mount Rushmore, 1926

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Gutzon Borglum,  National Monument Mount Rushmore Black Hills South Dakota..., September 20, 1926. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)

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Confirming governors for territories of Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, 1901

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Theodore Roosevelt to William H. Hunt, September 26, 1901 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)President Theodore Roosevelt wrote this letter to William H.

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The Grange Movement, 1875

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“I feed you all!” lithograph by American Oleograph Co., Milwaukee, c. 1875. (Lib

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Our Victorious Fleets in Cuban Waters, 1898

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Our Victorious Fleets in Cuban Waters, 1898. (GLC03534)

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George Washington would have supported the New Deal, 1934

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, [Press release of speech delivered on Memorial Day at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania], May 30, 1934. (Gilder Lehrman Collection)During his first term, President Franklin D.

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