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This Day In History: The Statue of Liberty Arrives in America, June 17, 1885

On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York. France’s gift to America crossed the Atlantic dismantled in crates aboard the French steamer… 176 more words


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” When more of the people’s sustenance is exacted through the form of taxation than is necessary to meet the just obligations of government, such exaction becomes ruthless extortion and a violation of the fundamental principles of a free government.”

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On this day in the year 455 the second of three sacks of Rome started. The Vandals (no, not the sports team) had been at war with Rome, though attempts had been made in the past for peace. 80 more words