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Words of Vision and Revision

The story of this nation continues to be told

Alexander Hamilton. Susan B. Anthony. Rosa Parks. President John F. Kennedy. These diverse individuals responded to major issues of their times, determined that they could use their voices, innovation, and courage to help shape American discourse. Take a deeper dive into their visions for what America could be, and their revisions of what America had been, in order to form a better union. And consider how history can inspire change through great art and creativity, including one's ability to be a "citizen artist."


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Discover the multicultural heritage and history of America through explorations of immigrant life, the lives legendary pioneers like Lewis and Clark, the modern political system, and significant works of American music, including our National Anthem.
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Travel the historic silk road, explore European castles, and discover the long-lasting influence of ancient cultures on modern society in this journey through the past and around the globe
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Learn about America’s most famous leaders and their appreciations and influences over the arts; from Lincoln’s connection to music, to Kennedy’s advocacy for the arts, to the importance placed in having White House photographers capture the president’s everyday achievements.
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