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I mmediately following President Obama’s State of the Union address, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell...More >>
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Everybody loves countdowns, right? Right. So, I’ve come up with my own list of things people get...More >>
A 3-minute video with highlights from past Independence Day Celebrations and Naturalization...More >>
A recent national survey by the American Revolution Center turned up some pretty grim statistics...More >>
I received a little book in the mail just a bit ago, and I think it deserves to be read in front of a fire with a cup of tea. It is called Romanticism and Nationalism in the Old South , by Rollin Osterweis (Louisiana State University Press, 1971) and is full of paragraphs like this:More >>
With the coming of Thanksgiving comes also a burble of chatty news stories about the origins...More >>
Peter Onuf, the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Professor of History at the University of Virginia (and...More >>
Ben Gelber, meteorologist and author of The Pennsylvania Weather Book , wrote an op-ed piece in...More >>
Monticello staff members were tickled to see Thomas Jefferson and James Madison referred to (and...More >>
This blog entry came up in my Google Alert a few days ago - its main focus is actually a cathedral in Saigon, but it incidentally mentions a fascinating little episode in Jefferson's life of which I was heretofore unaware.More >>

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