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AP U.S. History (Valenti): Final Debates: D Block Debate Resources



What event had the biggest impact on US history: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln OR the Economic Mobilization of the US upon entering WWII?

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The news of Lincoln’s death reverberated around the world and led to an extraordinary publication by the Department of State in 1866. In addition to the usual diplomatic correspondence published in Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) volumes, a separate volume consisting entirely of condolences was published. The volume, The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, Late President of the United States of America, and the Attempted Assassination of William H. Seward, Secretary of State, and Frederick W. Seward, Assistant Secretary, on the Evening of the 14th of April, 1865, Collected Correspondence from Every Corner of the Globe.


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united states economic mobilization World War II AND site:edu OR site:gov

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