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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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Book details several individual battles and individuals associated with the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Discusses all swords and blades used by the American military between 1775-1945.
Chronicles the operations of the US Navy during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Summarizes the operations of the Union Navy's North Atlantic Blockading Squadron during the Civil War, 1861-1865.
A reprinting of John A. Dahlgren's treatise on the gun locks and primers in use by the US Navy in the mid-19th century.
Lists all vessles used by Union and Confederate navies during the Civil War. Also provides brief service histories.
Lists sailing vessels designed and built for the US Navy prior to the Civil War.
Civil War diary of Yeoman Moses Safford of USS Constellation.
Details the history of the naval side of the Civil War.
Details American naval history from the Revolution through 1991.
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