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2017-01-19 Legislation, Presidential & Congressional Politics - Inauguration:

There are no requirements for outgoing Presidents.  A few of them early in our history skipped inaugurations of their successors.  Almost all outgoing Presidents though attend the inauguration of their

2017-01-11 U.S. History - Indians & Early Americans:

The Pilgrims who first settled the Plymouth colony were a rather small number of people.  The initial group was only about 100 settlers and only grew to about 300 in the first decade.  The land on which

2016-12-13 U.S. History - History Question:

WWII ended with a much weakened set of world powers in Europe.  Britain, France, Netherlands, and others were rebuilding their homelands and could not to much to maintain their colonial empires.  The US

2016-12-05 General History - Preserving history:

Hello,    Typically, important historical figures have published their papers.  These often provide us with original source documents about events.    For example, I am working on some projects related

2016-11-29 Legislation, Presidential & Congressional Politics - Committee Chairs--who do they listen to?:

Hello,    There are no enforceable rules about who members of Congress correspond with.  They are free to ignore messages from everyone, respond to everyone, or respond to only select groups of their choosing


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