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Sep 01
Working class heroes: five names to remember on Labor Day

Working class heroes: five names to remember on Labor Day

Labor Day is an occasion for end-of-summer barbecues, one last splash in the pool, and the beginning of football season. But it’s also an occasion to recall some of the champions of American labor. Here are five names to remember.

Civil Rights
Aug 31
How a hurricane brought an important Founding Father to America

How a hurricane brought an important Founding Father to America

How different would America have been without a hurricane that hit St. Croix in late August 1772? Without it, Alexander Hamilton may never have never shaped this country’s history.

Culture, Founding Fathers

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