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June 22, 1944

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History.com: “On this day in 1944, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the G.I. Bill, an unprecedented act of legislation designed to compensate returning members of the armed services–known as G.I.s–for their efforts in World […]

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June 18, 1798

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History.com: “President John Adams passes the Naturalization Act, the first of four pieces of controversial legislation known together as the Alien and Sedition Acts, on this day in 1798. Strong political opposition to these acts […]

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June 5, 1968

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History.com: “Senator Robert Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles after winning the California presidential primary. Immediately after he announced to his cheering supporters that the country was ready to end its […]

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May 16, 1960

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History.com: “In the wake of the Soviet downing of an American U-2 spy plane on May 1, Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev lashes out at the United States and President Dwight D. Eisenhower at a Paris […]

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April 5, 1951

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History.com: “The climax of the most sensational spy trial in American history is reached when a federal judge sentences Julius and Ethel Rosenberg to death for their roles in passing atomic secrets to the Soviets. Although […]

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February 24, 1868

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History.com: “The U.S. House of Representatives votes 11 articles of impeachment against President Andrew Johnson, nine of which cite Johnson’s removal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, a violation of the Tenure of Office […]

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February 9, 1950

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History.com: On February 9, 1950, “during a speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, Senator Joseph McCarthy (Republican-Wisconsin) claims that he has a list with the names of over 200 members of the Department of State that are […]

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Trump Doesn’t Know Jack

May 1, 2017 theFAULT 0

In an interview with the Washington Examiner, Republican President Donald Trump shined a spotlight on the dearth of historical knowledge in his head. Even that concerning his political idol, Andrew Jackson. Said Trump, “He [Jackson] […]