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Nineteenth Century Historiography Formatted and Digitized by Marisa Johnson quick navigation menu: The Frontier: Primary Sources Imperial Ambitions: Primary Sources Native American History and Relations: Early Republic – Gender and Sexuality – Pedagogy – Primary Sources Transnationalisms: The Atlantic Slave Trade and the African Diaspora – Transnational Theory The Early Republic: Background and Legacies of the Revolution – Politics and Law – Culture – Gender – Gender Theory… MORE

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When the United States entered the Second World War in 1941 following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941, Japanese Americans’ lives were drastically changed. On February 19th, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. The Order forced 120,000 Japanese-Americans living on the West Coast to move into temporary camps… MORE

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In 1851, Sojourner Truth, a freed slave from New York, purportedly asked, “Ain’t I a Woman?” at a women’s convention in Akron, Ohio. That same year, William Lloyd Garrison, the editor of the Boston based abolition newspaper The Liberator declared forcefully “The Slave is a Man!”  Debates around the abolition of slavery between 1820 and 1860… MORE

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The instructions may have struck some as curious, but it was no typo. The strange truth was confirmed by a tiny illustration. There it was: a recipe for homemade fudge, shared with countless readers in a cookbook series trusted by farm women for years. And the instructions suggested cooking the fudge in the microwave. But… MORE

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