Portrait of Alexander Hamilton

"Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton"

Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton tells the story of one of America's most important founding fathers. It takes viewers to the Caribbean islands where Hamilton was born, to Yorktown and Wall Street where he fought and worked, and to Harlem and Weehawken, New Jersey, where he lived and died.

Voting Rights Act signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson

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  • Launchpad: Benjamin Franklin's Virtues

    Created July 6, 2012

    President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act

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    The Supreme Court by PBS

    PBS: The Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court is a four-part series examining the nation's highest court, from its earliest days until Bush v. Gore. The site features a series of lesson plans, learning games, interviews, and more.

    Korean War begins

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    Abraham Lincoln read first draft of Emancipation Proclamation to his cabinet

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    President John F. Kennedy born

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  • Launchpad: Getting to Know the First Amendment! (6–12)

    Created May 24, 2012
  • Launchpad: Getting to Know the First Amendment! (K–5)

    Created May 24, 2012