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“Save America’s Treasures” has been totally eliminated—the largest Federal program supporting preservation of such treasures as the original Star Spangled Banner and George Washington’s tent.
65% of Americans don’t know what happened at the Constitutional Convention, according to a recent survey by Newsweek.
The “Teaching American History” grants—the largest Federal program supporting history education—have been completely eliminated.
Visits to the Top 20 Civil War battlefields have dropped in half from 1970 to 2009 according to official National Park Service statistics.
40% of Americans can’t identify whom we fought in World War II, according to a recent survey by Newsweek.
A quarter of Americans believe Congress shares power over U.S. foreign policy with the United Nations, according to a recent Annenberg survey.
“There is little that is more important for an American citizen to know than the history and traditions of his country,” John F. Kennedy wrote in American Heritage.
The “We the People Program,” which touched some 30 million students and 90,000 teachers over 25 years, has been completely eliminated.
Two-thirds of Americans could not correctly name Yorktown as the last major military action of the American Revolution, according to a recent national Gallup survey.
The National Heritage Areas and Scenic Byways program, the only major Federal program encouraging visits to historic places, has been completely eliminated in Congressional committee.
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Unidentified male standing for portrait. He is wearing a dark suit and is holding a top hat in his right hand. Man has full beard and mustache.
Bust portrait of an unidentified male wearing a dark suit and a matching bow tie. He has a short mustache.
Bust portrait of unidentified male with a full beard. He is wearing a dark suit and time.
Bust portrait of an unidentified male. He is wearing a dark suit with tie and has a goatee with mustache.
Bust portrait of unidentified male. Portrait cut-off at neck. Man has short beard.
Bust portrait of male wearing dark suit/uniform. He has full beard and mustache. Dark coat is unbuttoned.
Standing portrait of unidentified master. He is wearing his uniform and hat, and looking to the right. His hand rests on a chair. Shoulder straps and insignia visible.
Bust portrait of unidentified engineer lieutenant. He is wearing his uniform coat w/ insignia visible. Has large mutton chops
Bust portrait of unidentified male wearing a dark suit jacket and stripes tie. Balding, with short hair, and mustache.
Standing portrait of two men posed by a low rail. Both are wearnig dark suits. One on left has short hair w/ a short mustache and goatee. Other has longer hair and a medium length beard.
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