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Although this site began as a repository for American history stories, over time it essentially became a 'brain dump.' For more than a year, I've used the site to work through my beliefs and opinions in this post-truth era of political illiteracy.
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- John Hancock and His SignatureToday’s post comes from Michael Hancock of the National Archives History Office. During my time working at the National Archives in Washington, DC, I often make it a point to visit the Rotunda at the end of the day. This large space houses our nation’s most significant documents, including the original Declaration of Independence. By … Continue reading John […]