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July 4, 1947 President Truman speaks at Monticello
July 4, 2012, marked the 50th annual naturalization ceremony held at Monticello. Since 1963, more than 3,000 people from every corner of the globe have taken the oath of citizenship at the annual Monticello Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony . These individuals come from far...
Andrew Tisch, prominent businessman, civic leader and co-author of a new book on the American immigrant experience, will deliver the keynote address and later sign books along with co-author Mary Skafidas. Read Mr. Tisch's remarks and watch the full ceremony New York Times review of Journeys: An...
America's declaration of independence from the British Empire was the nation's founding moment. But it was not inevitable. Until the spring of 1776, most colonists believed that the British Empire provided them protection and opportunity. The mother country consumed colonists' goods, defended them...

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