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Commander and Chief

When George Washington was sworn in as the first President of the United States in 1789, he initially used the name, "His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties." Critics charged that it smacked of monarchy and Washington consented that the title be altered to "Mr. President."

Black Hawk War: 1832

Date: July, 25th 2014 10:45 am - 11:00 am

An Illinois militiaman recounts the Battle of Wisconsin Heights which led to the surrender of the great Indian leader, Black Hawk.*****

Location
1st Floor Theatre