December 25


December 25, 2014

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    Emmanuel Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware

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    Launchpad: O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi”

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Washington's army crosses Delaware; defeats Hessians at Trenton

December 25, 1776

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