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Congress Establishes Thanksgiving

joint resolution In 1941 Congress passed a resolution fixing the day of Thanksgiving as the fourth Thursday in November.

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Berryman Cartoon Collection

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Over two thousand original pen-and-ink drawings by cartoonist Clifford K. Berryman are maintained in the U.S. Senate Collection.

Washington's Inaugural

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George Washington's First Inaugural Address, April 30, 1789

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