He was a delegate to the Continental Congress, the Father of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, a founder of his party, and one of the first presidents of the United States.
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The Yankee Stadium Forever series returns with an evening of tall tales, iconic stories, and enduring memories of the greatest players ever to roam the House that Ruth Built, and those who are commemorated in Monument Park.
One of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions in American history, the 1857 Dred Scott v. Sandford verdict pushed the nation closer to the brink of civil war. Click here to view the written transcript
The Global Financial Crisis has changed the political and economic landscape forever. But is it over? And are we on the road to recovery?
This fall, the New-York Historical Society presents an exciting new three-part program series in which distinguished historians will look back at the beginnings of their careers and at the historians and works that influenced.