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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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Illustrated history of the US Navy's presence in Newport, RI.
A collection of articles by Charles O. Paullin detailing the evolution of naval administration in the United States.
Follows the career of Rear Admiral Casper F. Goodrich from the Civil War through the turn of the 20th century. Discusses Constellation's cruise to Europe in 1893.
American Heritage Junior Library text providing an overview of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's activities in opening Japan during the 1850s.
Biography of Commodore Thomas Truxtun, USN
Overview of the operations of American frigates, 1797-1815.
Overview of naval operations during the Quasi-War with France.
Overview of US naval activity in the Pacific from 1818 to 1923.
Documentary overview of the naval aspects of the War of 1812.
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