Weekly Round-Up, June 26, 2015

After a little summer break, we’re back to following history in the news. What has been on your summer reading list?

Alexander Hamilton

Au Revoir Alexander Hamilton

1. “Why a Woman on the $10 Bill Really Matters” – its official, a woman will replace Alexander Hamilton in 2020.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/19/woman-10-bill_n_7621336.html

2. “The Atlantic Slave Trade in 2-Minutes” – See the flow of slave transport – and the countries of embarkment – between 1545 and 1860.
http://www.slate.com/articles/life/the_history_of_american_slavery/2015/06/animated_interactive_of_the_history_of_the_atlantic_slave_trade.html

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3. “Forty Years with the Navajo” – A photojournalistic account of the Code Talkers
http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/06/25/kenji-kawano-40-years-with-the-navajo/?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=second-column-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

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