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Tip of the Week: Locating Treaties in HeinOnline

A treaty is an agreement between two or more nations. Treaties can either be bilateral (between two countries) or multilateral (between three or more countries). Keep reading this guide to learn a few different methods for efficient treaty research in HeinOnline.

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Unpacking the History of American and International Child Rights

What is a child? It may seem like a silly question, but the answer is more nuanced than one might think. Let’s explore how the child has become not only an allegory for innocence and the embodiment of freedom, but also a shining beacon of hope for future generations.

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A Fathers’ Day Investigation of the Fathers’ Rights Movement

The transformation of certain definitions (e.g. wife, marriage, gender) and the recognition of women’s rights have dramatically changed family law over the years. Recently, one group has made it their mission to reform the practice further—fathers.

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All That Glitters Might Be Gold: Establishing the State of California

More than 170 years ago, the course of American history was forever changed when millwright James W. Marshall discovered gold in the new U.S. territory of California. Keep reading to learn more about the gold rush and its role in the formation of “the Golden State.”

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A Day of Infamy: The Bombing of Pearl Harbor

On the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, the United States was assaulted in a surprise, preemptive military strike by the Empire of Japan. Discover more about Pearl Harbor with the databases mentioned in this post.

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The November 11 Armistice: Marking an End to the Great War

More than 100 years ago today, Germany signed its armistice with the Allied Powers, effectively ending World War I. This Veterans Day, join HeinOnline in discovering the causes, major events, and effects of World War I using the primary sources themselves.

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A Columbus Day Exploration of Indigenous American History

Albeit dark at times, American Indians have a rich and storied history which is forever entwined with the evolution of the United States. Join us as we explore that history with HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection and other relevant databases.