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Issue 3, January 2011

Editors’ Note

Benjamin Guterman
Terrance Rucker


A Place of Nature and Culture: The Founding of Congaree National Park, South Carolina
Elizabeth J. Almlie

The Politics of Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health
Eric W. Boyle

“Citizen[s] with a Difference”: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and Native Americans, 1961–1981
David W. Grua

The Navy Tunnel STATION CAST: Tip of the Lance
Timothy J. Mucklow

Contesting Nativism: The New York Congressional Delegation’s Case against the Immigration Act of 1924
Chin Jou

Research and Resources

Proclamations and the Founding Father Presidents, 1789–1825
Christopher J. Young

Roger R. Trask Lecture

Is the Senate Obsolete—Again?
Richard A. Baker


Federal History features scholarship on all aspects of the history and workings of the federal government, and of critical historical interactions between American society and the government, including the U.S. military, 1776 to the present. It also publishes articles examining contemporary issues and challenges in federal history work. The journal highlights the research of historians working in or for federal agencies, academic historians, and independent scholars.

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