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It's Like Visually Delicious Stuffing For Your Brain: An Animated Thanksgiving History Lesson

A lot of (United States of) Americans view religious freedom as the pillar on which the U.S. was founded. But too much reality gets lost in our patriotic reverence, including the real reason for the earliest English colony (jump to 1:03); why the Pilgrims didn't all die and why we celebrate Thanksgiving (jump to 6:32); or how far apart the practices of early colonies were from their godly ideals (jump to 9:51).

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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