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Allen Weisselberg and The Trump Organization Indictment Redux

The Trump Organization and its longtime finance chief, Allen Weisselberg, have been indicted on charges from a years-long investigation by the Manhattan district attorney’s office that has involved prosecutors obtaining former President Trump’s tax returns. Prosecutors allege a 15-year scheme (from 2005 through this year) in which the Trump Organization...

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Indigenous People: Eastern Woodlands Cultivators (Northeast Indians)

In studying indigenous cultures, when Europeans arrived in the Americas, the Eastern Woodlands Cultivators (Northeast Indians) lived in what are now the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. The Northeast culture area reaches from the present-day Canadian provinces of Quebec, Ontario, and the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and...

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The Explorers: Henry Hudson

Henry Hudson is the 21st and final figure in the exploration of North America by non-indigenous people. This was a continuing effort to map and explore the continent and advance the economic interests of said non-indigenous peoples of North America. It spanned centuries, and consisted of efforts by numerous people...

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Landmark Supreme Court Case: Morehead v. New York (1936)

Morehead v. New York (1936) is the 67th landmark Supreme Court case, the 29th in the Economics module, featured in the KTB Prep American Government and Civics series designed to acquaint users with the origins, concepts, organizations, and policies of the United States government and political system. The goal is...