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Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

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The Amazing Adding Subtracting Composing Creating Do-Everything Machine

An English countess creates the basis for computer software.

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Hawai'i's Bob Buss

Bob Buss promotes history in Hawai'i.

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A Penny for a Song

Musical broadsides give a glimpse of nineteenth-century popular culture.

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Exploring an Inhabited Country

A new perspective on the journey of Lewis and Clark through the people they encountered.

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Pennsylvania's Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly works to tell Pennsylvania's stories.

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Women of Influence

NEH Chairman Bruce Cole talked recently with ABC and NPR news analyst Cokie Roberts about her most recent book, Founding Mothers, and the role women played in the early days of the Republic.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

Portrait of Aaron Burr in 1802

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Burr versus Jefferson versus Marshall

The president accuses his former vice president of treason and tussles with a Supreme Court justice.