Calling out the militia after Lexington and Concord, 1775

A primary source by Isaac Merrill
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Isaac Merrill to John Currier, April 19, 1775 (GLC00303)On the night of April 18, 1775, 700 British soldiers began to march toward Concord, Massachusetts, to seize and destroy arms the Ameri

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FDR urges NAACP support before WWII, 1940

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Franklin D. Roosevelt to Arthur B. Spingarn, June 14, 1940 (GLC04477)On June 14, 1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt wrote to Arthur B.

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Politics and the Texas Revolution, 1836

A primary source by Henry W. Smith
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Henry W. Smith, “Texas Expects Every Man to Do His Duty,” February [28], 1836 (GTexas’s fight for independence from Mexico was an uphill battle from the very beginning.

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