Prologue Magazine

Spring 2007: Vol. 39, No. 1

portion of aviation chart for Salt Lake City The 200th Anniversary of the Survey of the Coast
Many of federal scientific agencies can trace their roots to Thomas Jefferson's order for a charting of the young nation's ever-growing coastline.
Jimmy Carter's 6th gr report card School House to White House
A NARA exhibit gives us a peek at the report cards, homework, athletic prowess, and musical abilities of our modern Presidents when they were students.
USS Constellation Diplomacy and Duels on the High Seas
Carefully laid plans for a dramatic confrontation between two ships are upset by the outbreak of peace in the War of 1812.

Table of Contents

Prologue in Perspective: Civic Education: Lighting the Path to the Future
Allen Weinstein

A Discovery: 1798 Federal Tax Records for Connecticut
Judith Green Watson

Diplomacy and Duels on the High Seas: Littleton Waller Tazewell and the Challenge of HMS Euryalus
Stuart Butler

The 200th Anniversary of the Survey of the Coast
John Cloud

School House to White House: The Education of the Presidents

Spotlight on NARA: Sharing the Excitement of History: NARA's New Boeing Learning Center Supports Education Programs Nationwide
Lee Ann Potter

Genealogy Notes: A Final Appeal to Capitol Hill: The U.S. House's Accompanying Papers File, 1865–1903
John P. Deeben

Authors on the Record: Interpreting the Interpreter

Foundation for the National Archives

Pieces of History: Lewis Emory Walker, Federal Photographer

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Genealogy Notes

A Final Appeal to Capitol Hill

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Citizens exercising their constitutional right to petition left future generations a wealth of genealogical information.

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Prologue in Perspective

child signing Declaration of Independence Civic Education: Lighting the Path to the Future By Allen Weinstein.

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