American Homefront in World War II: Primary Sources

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The United States, eager to rescue its ministers and to assert its presence in China, sent a contingent of 2,500 sailors and marines. When, following the North Korean attack on South Korea on 25 June 1950, the UN Security Council resolved that members of the UN should proceed to the aid of South Korea. He lives on in the hearts of his countrymen. Keith Ellison (DFL-Minn.), the first American Muslim to be elected to the U. The amendment was rejected by Utah (and not subsequently ratified) on February 26, 1913. amendment 17 The eighteenth amendment to the Constitution of the United States was proposed to the legislatures of the several States by the Sixty-fifth Congress, on the 18th of December, 1917, and was declared, in a proclamation of the Secretary of State, dated the 29th of January, 1919, to have been ratified by the legislatures of 36 of the 48 States.

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