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Civic Conversations — How American is Protest, and How Much Protest is American?

June 16, 2020

The latest in a series of civil discourse with the Newport Historical Society Join the Newport Historical Society for a Civic Conversation on Thursday, ...

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NHS Member Draw: Enter For a Chance to Ring the Colony House Bells!

June 15, 2020

At noon on Friday June 26th and Saturday July 4th, the bells of Newport’s Colony House will ring to mark the close of the ...

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Abolition and Anti-Abolition in Newport, 1835-1866

June 8, 2020

This is a web publication of an article that appears in print in the Winter/Spring 2020 issue of the peer-reviewed publication Newport History: Journal ...

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Director’s Note: What Does Liberty Mean in America Today?

June 8, 2020

“Give me liberty or give me death.” The entwined ideals of liberty and freedom have been central to the American identity since before the ...

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Digital Resource Guide — Rhode Island’s African American History

June 4, 2020

Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Resources on African American History Resources for educators to teach African American history in the classroom https://www.ride.ri.gov/InstructionAssessment/CivicsSocialStudies/ResourcesonAfricanAmericanHistory.aspx Rhode ...

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History Bytes: Sideburns

May 29, 2020

The closures of hair salons and barber shops have forced people to either get creative with grooming or give up entirely. If you are ...

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