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Book: <em>Wilsonian Moment</em>

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They'll Always Have Paris

Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points: Raising expectations of emerging national leaders.

"Effects of Fugitive-Slave Law"

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When the Slave-Catcher Came to Town

Oberlin, Ohio, was an abolitionist stronghold, but not impermeable.

Sixth-grade Civil War reenactors

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The Civil War to a Seventh Grader

Middle schoolers comb through diaries, trek over battlefields, and relive history with cameras in hand.

G. Harold Carswell in his Tallahassee, Florida, chambers, April 1970.

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Supremely Contentious

The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”

Peter Cooper, 1850

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Peter Cooper’s Big Ideas

Steam engines and Jell-O paled beside the famed inventor's greatest legacy.

19th-century miner's lunch pail from the Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

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Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

A segmented miner’s lunch pail from the nineteenth century was, above all, practical, with stacking compartments for stews, pie, cobbler, as well as a cup on top for coffee, which was heated over a ca

Zither from the collections of the German American Heritage Center

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German American Heritage Center

The zither, commonly found in southern Germany and other parts of alpine Europe, produces the “oompahs” so typical of German folk music.

Bronze winged foot from Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron, OH

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Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Stan Hywet (stone quarry in Old English) was built between 1912 and 1915 near Akron, OH, by cofounder of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company F. A. Seiberling.

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Revolt of the Masses

From Mass Moments, a website (www.massmoments.org) that is a daily almanac of significant events in the state’s history. It can also be received as a podcast or RSS feed.

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Good Stable Manners

In Ancient Rome and Modern America, NEH-funded scholar Margaret Malamud looks at the ways visions of the imperial city have been incorporated into everything from the Constitution to Caes