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This Executive Order Has Benefitted America for Centuries

Well, actually it was a proclamation—which is similar to an executive order, and there were two of them… On October 3, 1789, President George Washington proclaimed November 26, 1789 “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with...