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This Day In U.S. History October 21, 1797 – The USS Constitution Is Launched – A Living Legend Still Sails

August 19, 1812

  1797 – TWO HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN YEARS AGO THE USS CONSTITUTION IS LAUNCHED THIS DAY, NAMED BY GEORGE WASHINGTON AFTER THE U.S. CONSTITUTION – A LIVING LEGEND   This Day In U.S. History October 21, 1797 – A Living Legend in the U.S. Navy: In Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Hard Times Come Again No More’ – 1854

  This old song written in the American antebellum period reflects the turmoil that roiled the nation preceding the Civil War. From the growing differences and violence between the states over slavery and abolition, the crush and natural conflict of European and Asian immigrants on the East and West coasts, disrupted homes and families unsettled …

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