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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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An in-depth look at the origins, prevention, and treatment of tuberculosis.
A comprehensive 19th-century medical dictionary.
General medical text from min-19th century. Includes basic elements regarding the practice of medicine as well as an extensive listing of diseases and their pathologies.
An examination of various fevers as observed in France and North Africa.
1906 reprint of Bodington's original 1840 essay discussing the treatment and cures for consumption/tuberculosis.
Details the work of Dr. Carlos Finlay to combat and cure yellow fever on the island of Cuba during the late 19th and early 20th-centuries.
Gamgee examines the origins and treatment of yellow fever with an emphasis on the maritime implications and shipboard treatments.
A comprehensive work detailing the history of yellow fever through the centuries, including a breakdown by country of the disease. A final section discusses the yellow fever epidemic of 1905.
Robertson discusses the diseases common to shipboard life, and lays out courses for their treatment, as well as offers several case studies.
Obersvations of Royal Navy Surgeon Robert Robertson in regards to fever between 1776 and 1789. Includes data collected as surgeon aboard HMS Edgar.
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