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Articles with keyword "politics"

Barry Faulkner’s 1936 rendition of the Constitutional Convention

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The First Dissenters

George Mason swore he would rather "chop off his right hand" than sign the Constitution.

“The Political Quadrille, Music by Dred Scott", 1860

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The Man Who Came in Second

In 1860, John C. Breckinridge ran for president against Lincoln, and broke the Democrats in two.

Russian poet Anna Akhmatova

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Akhmatova’s Boswell

Recording and observing the words and actions of a cultural icon for posterity

Image of Josh White with guitar

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This Land Is Our Land

The Popular Front and American culture.