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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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Overview of medical practices used during the Civil War.
Overview of medicine during the Civil War.
Details history of medicine in the US Navy between the years 1790-1850.
Book of general anatomy for use in schools and in the home.
Book of basic, general anatomy designed for use in schools and the home.
A book of general anatomy with practical suggestions for improving health and lifestyle.
Book containing several treatises on the causes, prevention, and treatment of cholera.
An in-depth look at the origins, prevention, and treatment of tuberculosis.
This is one of three of the white soap dishes that survived intact.; This anthropomorphic shaped feeding dish with a spout was used to feed the sick.
Ironstone. L 13.5, W 10.3, H 5.7 cm; Ironstone. Feed Dish: L 12.7, mouth diam 8.3, H 4.1 cm
This graduated pill tile was used to measure and prepare ointments and pills for the U.S.S. Cairo crew.
Porcelain, L 17.9, W 17.9, TH 1.1 cm
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