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1891 – Born on the 20th of October in Worcester, Massachusetts. 1916 – Samuel Bemis received his degree from Clark University.          – Received his Ph.D. from Harvard University. 1923 – Wrote "Jay’s Treaty: A Study in Commerce and Diplomacy". 1924 – He garnered attention for a work on John Jay. 1926 – "Pinckney’s ..

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1943 – Born on the 17th of July in Tangier, Morocco. 1955 – Immigrated to Israel. 1959 – Naturalized Israeli citizen.          – Educated at Tel-Aviv University and Oxford University from which he received a Ph.D. in History. 1970 – He was a historian at Tel-Aviv University. 1982-1986 – Served as head of the ..

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1873 – Born on the 7th of September in Waterloo, Iowa, USA. 1902 – He began a teaching career at the University of Kansas. 1907 – Educated at the University of Wisconsin and Columbia University majoring in history. 1915 – Wrote first book The Beginnings of the American People. 1917 – Served as teacher in ..

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James Phinney Baxter III was an American historian, educator and academic.   1937-1961 – Served as President of Williams College.   1943 – Part-time official historian of the US Office of Scientific Research and Development.   1948 – Won the Pulitzer Prize for history, for his book Scientists Against Time.   Grandson of historian and ..

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1874 – Born on November 27th near Knightstown, Indiana. American historian, best-known for his iconoclastic studies of the development of U.S. political institutions.          – Introduced themes of economic self-interest and economic conflict regarding the adoption of the Constitution and the transformations caused by the Civil War. 1898 – Beard attended DePauw University, Greencastle, ..

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1876 – Born on the 5th of August in Indianapolis. 1892 – At sixteen she left home to attend De Pauw University in Asbury, Indiana, where she studied political science, languages, and literature. 1897-1900 – She graduated and taught high school German. 1900 – Married Charles Austin Beard, whom she had met at De Pauw. ..

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1907 – Jacques Martin Barzun was born on the 30th of November in Grenoble France.   1927 – Barzun was first in class of Columbia College and was a prize-winning member of the Philolexian Society, a Columbia debating club.   1932 – He obtained his Ph.D. from Columbia College.   1928-1955 – Professor of History ..

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1867 – John Spencer Bassett is a US historian was born in Tarboro, North Carolina. 1886 – Entered Trinity College (now Duke University) as a junior, graduating with an A.B. in history. Received a Ph.D in history from Johns Hopkins University, under the direction of Herbert Baxter Adams. 1789-1801 –  His writings are The Federalist ..

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Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. is a US administrator and art historian.   1902 – Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. was born in Detroit.   1929 – He was the founding director of the Rockefeller family’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.   1946 – Barr received his Ph.D. from Harvard.   The Alfred ..

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