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Maurizio Valsania

Professor of American History, Università di Torino

Maurizio Valsania Professor of American History, Università di Torino
Maurizio Valsania Professor of American History, Università di Torino
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How George Washington Used His First Thanksgiving as President to Unite a New Country

For his first presidential Thanksgiving, George Washington aimed to pull his country together in the face of the many internal divisions that could yank it apart.

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A Brief History of Presidents Snubbing Their Successors – and Why the Founders Favored Civility Instead

'Mind your manners' isn't just something your mother told you. Manners – and civility – are an essential component of how things get done in government, and the Founding Fathers knew it.