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2017-02-18 Legislation, Presidential & Congressional Politics - Gun control:

Hello,    The action taken by the Senate was not a bill.  It was a joint resolution.  Under the Congressional Review Act, if both houses pass a resolution nullifying a federal regulation and the President

2017-02-04 U.S. History - US Navy Insignia:

The patch is circa 1900 https://www.history.navy.mil/browse-by-topic/heritage/uniforms-and-personal-equipment/uniforms-1900.html The Apprentice Program ended in 1904.  Maybe he bought it or someone gave

2017-01-30 U.S. History - Boston Tea Party:

Hello,     The destruction of Tea in Boston followed more than a decade of Parliamentary attempts to tax the colonies and colonial resistance.  The two sides were already developing deeply adversarial

2017-01-25 Legislation, Presidential & Congressional Politics - President history:

Hi Kristine,    No, there are several former Presidents with immigrant parents.    Thomas Jefferson's mother was born in England.  Both of Andrew Jackson's parents were born in Ireland. James Buchanan

2017-01-20 U.S. History - US Navy Insignia:

It was difficult to find. This means apprentice. There also one slightly different that means ex-apprentice.   http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/37211-strange-ww1-era-us

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