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How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?

The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of ...
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Why do we vote on a Tuesday in November?

Ever wonder why elections are held on Tuesdays? The answer lies with America’s 19th-century farmers. Americans first began the custom of weekday voting ...
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Did the founding fathers wear wigs?