HW Props: Bruce Dearstyne’s ‘The Spirit Of New York’ (Book)

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In this lively and engaging book, Bruce W. Dearstyne presents New York State history by exploring sixteen dramatic events. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Harriet Tubman First African-American On U.S. Currency

Harriet Tubman in a photo dated between 1860 -1875.    REUTERS/Courtesy Library of Congress

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Continue Reading →