Barack Obama Executive Orders Subjects
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Barack Obama Executive Orders Subjects

Subject Index for Barack Obama – 2009-2017  A Abortion; enforcing and implementing restrictions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: EO 13535 Afghanistan; Afghanistan and Pakistan Strategic Partnership Office, establishment: EO 13656 Africa; Power Africa Initiative, advancement of goals to expand access to electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa: EO 13746 Administration, Office, Executive Office of […]

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The Homestead Act of 1862

President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act on May 20, 1862. On January 1, 1863, Daniel Freeman made the first claim under the Act, which gave citizens or future citizens up to 160 acres of public land provided they live on it, improve it, and pay a small registration fee. The Government granted more than […]

Women Soldiers of the Civil War
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Women Soldiers of the Civil War

Spring 1993, Vol. 25, No. 1 By DeAnne Blanton © 1993 by DeAnne Blanton It is an accepted convention that the Civil War was a man’s fight. Images of women during that conflict center on self-sacrificing nurses, romantic spies, or brave ladies maintaining the home front in the absence of their men. The men, of course, […]

Records of the United States Naval Academy [USNA]
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Records of the United States Naval Academy [USNA]

(Record Group 405) 1836-1991 789 cu. ft. Table of Contents 405.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY 405.2 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT 1845-1983 699 lin. ft. 405.2.1 Correspondence 405.2.2 Directives 405.2.3 Administrative records 405.2.4 Records of reserve training groups 405.2.5 Miscellaneous records 405.3 RECORDS OF THE OFFICE OF THE COMMANDANT OF MIDSHIPMEN 1845-1984 86 lin. ft. […]

War of 1812 Discharge Certificates
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War of 1812 Discharge Certificates

War of 1812 Discharge Certificates Introduction NARA microfilm publication M1856, Discharge Certificates and Miscellaneous Records Relating to the Discharge of Soldiers from the Regular Army, 1792-1815 (6 rolls) reproduces discharge certificates and miscellaneous other records relating to the discharge of soldiers from the Regular Army, 1792-1815. These records are part of the Records of the […]