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The History and Controversy of Thanksgiving

You may remember the story of the first Thanksgiving from your elementary school days, when you listened to the tale of the Pilgrims and their Indigenous friends. But how much of that story is actually true?

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The History of Disaster Relief in America

The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 to November 30. As this year’s season comes to an end, we’ve already seen several disastrous storms hit U.S. territory. What is the federal government’s responsibility when storms like this hit?

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Gender Dysphoria Recognized as an ADA Disability

Based on a recent ruling on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, gender dysphoria is protected by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Let’s dive into this case, Williams v. Kincaid, and its implications with the help of HeinOnline.

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Book It to the Legal Classics Library

You probably know that HeinOnline contains thousands of multidisciplinary periodicals, essential government documents, international resources, and case law. But did you know it also contains tens of thousands of classic treatises and rare books?

History of Historic Preservation

Up until the 1960s, saving America’s treasured artifacts of her past was largely done by private citizens. Learn about the slow movement of federal historical preservation legislation in this post.

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Carter G. Woodson: The Father of Black History Month

While Black history should be learned and celebrated throughout the year, February is nationally designated as Black History Month—and this is thanks to a Black American historian named Carter G. Woodson.

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New Database: Law Academy Project

We’re excited to announce the release of our newest database in HeinOnline: the Law Academy Project. Compiled by editor Dr. Joel Fishman, this is a comprehensive collection of works exploring the history of the Law Academy of Philadelphia.

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Everything or Nothing: The Copyright History of James Bond

No Time to Die is Eon Productions’ 25th film in the Bond canon and the last film in Daniel Craig’s tenure as 007. But as often happens in a long-enduring and hugely profitable enterprise, conflicts in the courtroom over who is owed a piece of MI6’s most famous agent have given Bond several adversaries.