On November 11, 1918, an armistice ended hostilities between the counties involved in World War I. A year later, in November 2019, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11th as “Armistice Day”. In 1938, Congress changed Armistice Day to Veterans Day.
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I'm a Virginia historian and legal expert who is related to individuals who rode on the Mayflower ship, American founding father George Mason IV, three Union veterans from the U.S. Civil War, two of whom marched with General Sherman to Atlanta, two Confederate veterans, and President Theodore Roosevelt’s and Franklin Roosevelt’s family.
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