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At Arcadia, we believe you can never get enough history. That’s why we have this online blog, where we share unique American history stories, author features, and even some previews of our newest books. Join the community of history buffs here at Arcadia Publishing, and explore even more of American history today!
The Secret History of the Model T
Henry Ford made the car accessible to the average consumer, but he wasn’t its creator. This is everything you need to know about the history of motor vehicle manufacturing. 
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5 State Hospitals and their Stories
At their core, state hospitals across the United States shared the same goals and challenges: to treat America’s mentally ill. The majority of these hospitals came to an end when their funding dwindled and smaller institutions became preferable for patients. These are five state hospitals and their stories.
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5 Infamous Presidential Assassinations and Attempts
While only four sitting American presidents have been assassinated while in office, there have been at least 17 attempts to murder a president in the country’s history. These are five presidents who succumbed to or survived assassinations.
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5 Major Battles of the War of 1812
It’s undeniable that the War of 1812 marked a shift in American history. The war is notable not only because it changed America’s place in the global marketplace, but because a young America fought the country with the greatest naval power in the world. Here, we’ve collected five of the most pivotal battles from the War of 1812. 
 
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Author Spotlight: T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot was just a college student when he began contributing to the literary canon. In honor of one of the country’s finest writers, here’s a look into the life and legacy of T.S. Eliot. 
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