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Lawmakers Restart Push For New Latino Museum In D.C.

A national Latino American history museum would be created in one of the oldest buildings on the National Mall under legislation lawmakers have reintroduced, and an advocacy group on Wednesday urged Congress to pass the bill this year.

07/31/2013

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Smithsonian To Add Covered Wagon At History Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is installing a covered wagon from its collection to show more of its objects on the museum floor in Washington.

09/19/2012

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Lawyer Pens Book On Political Conventions History

Like a lot of lawyers, Stan M. Haynes loves to read American history. Unlike most lawyers, Haynes loves it so much he’s written a book about it.

08/20/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2011