War of 1812 Bicentennial Ceremony
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
The United States declared war on Great Britain on June 18, 1812 and hostilities continued until the Treaty of Ghent was ratified on February 16, 1815. To commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812, representatives of the United States, Great Britain, and Canada came together at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore on June 18th to celebrate 200 years of peace that followed the war. Both President Obama and British Prime Minister Cameron sent videos.
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Lectures in History: Alexis de Tocqueville & American Democracy
Wednesday Charleston, South Carolina
Michael Barone examines the writings and observations of the 19th-century French aristocrat Alexis de Tocqueville, focusing on Tocqueville’s conceptions of liberty, equality and community. Mr Barone was a guest lecturer at The Citadel Military College in Charleston, South Carolina, in a course called “The Conservative Intellectual Tradition in America” taught by Professor Mallory Factor.