President Truman announces Truman Doctrine

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President Ronald Reagan delivers “evil empire” speech

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Congress makes “Star Spangled Banner” official national anthem

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Julia Ward Howe’s “Battle Hymn of the Republic” published

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Texas secedes from the Union

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Death of Sir Winston Churchill British statesman

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General Robert E. Lee born

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Alger Hiss convicted of perjury

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President Eisenhower warns of danger of military industrial complex

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  • Lesson 3: Britain, Napoleon, and the American Embargo, 1803–1808

    Created January 12, 2012
    H.M.S. Leopard attacking U.S.S. Chesapeake, 1807

    This lesson examines the ways in which Great Britain and France countries challenged American neutrality during the Thomas Jefferson administration.