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Help relaunch American Heritage Magazine, with new writing by leading historians, new web content and a subscriber registration system
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    Pledge US$ 9 or more About US$ 9

    Inaugural subscription

    -A one year's subscription to the new American Heritage, plus
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website.

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    Signers Level

    -A one year's subscription to the new American Heritage, plus
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website, and
    -An American Heritage pen.
    We actually use these in our offices because they are comfortable and write well.

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    Francis Scott Key

    -A one year's subscription and access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website, and
    -a small desktop version of the 15-star flag that flew over Fort McHenry and inspired the Star Spangled Banner

    We hear the National Anthem played often, but forget the drama of the defense of Fort McHenry in 1814. Those are the kind of stories American Heritage continues to tell.

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    60th Anniversary Level with Poster

    Subscription plus a distinctive, 22" wide poster celebrating American Heritage's 60th Anniversary, and the journey of our Nation -- Lincoln, FDR, MLK, and even Susan B Anthony are crossing the Delaware with Washington!

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    JFK Level w/ Book

    -A one year's subscription to the new digital American Heritage,
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website, plus
    -a printed copy of our "299 Things You Should Know About American History" book.
    President Kennedy himself wrote an essay for American Heritage on why we should know about our own past. He noted that "Americans are united by their history and their faith in progress, justice, and freedom." We like to think JFK would have enjoyed our book on "299 Things Every American Should Know"!

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    Teddy Roosevelt Level w/ Cap

    -A one year's subscription to the new American Heritage
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website, and
    -an American Heritage cap, all cotton and adjustable.

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    Constitution Level w/ book

    -A subscription to the new American Heritage,
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website, plus
    -a copy of our new "50 Decisive Moments" book

    Be one of the first to own this brilliant new book telling of critical moments in American History. Fifty leading historians (including 17 Pulitzer Prize winners) contributed to this anthology of essays on pivotal moments that shaped our nation, with an introduction by David McCullough. Authors include Ed Ayres, Douglas Brinkley, Joe Ellis, David Hackett Fischer, Tom Fleming, Pauline Maier, James McPherson, Stephen Sears, and Gordon Wood among other notable historians.

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    Rosie Level w/ bobblehead and book

    -A subscription to the new American Heritage and website archives,
    -a copy of "50 Decisive Moments" book, plus
    -a "Rosie the Riveter" Bobblehead

    She Can Do It! So can you as a "Rosie The Riveter" donor. You'll receive a one-of-a-kind collectible Rosie bobblehead.
    American Heritage tells stories of “regular folks” as well as politicians and generals. We published interviews of dozens of Rosie’s and other WWII veterans while it was still possible. Help us keep the website online!

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    Lincoln Level w/ bobblehead and book

    -A subscription and website access,
    -a copy of our "50 Decisive Moments" book, plus
    -a charming Abe Lincoln bobblehead.

    Keep 'Honest' Abe on your desk to remember how lucky we were to have this shrewd leader during our nation's most tumultuous time.

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    Polk and Garfield Level w/ Polo

    -A subscription and website access
    -copy of new "50 Decisive Moments" book, and
    -an elegant, all-cotton American Heritage polo shirt!

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    Jeffersonian Level w/ authographed book

    -Subscription and website access
    -desktop Star Spangled American flag with 15 stars
    -Autographed copy of "50 Decisive Moments"

    The editor of our new “50 Decisive Moments” book, Edwin Grosvenor, will personally autograph your book!

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    Betsy Ross Level

    -Subscription and website access
    -copy of "50 Decisive Moments"
    -authentic Betsy Ross Flag

    Unfurl your enthusiasm for the red white and blue with the 100% Cotton Bunting 13-Star 'Betsy Ross' Flag (12" x 18") that has been specially antiqued for a rich, historic look.

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    Star Spangled Banner Level w/ flag

    -A subscription and website access
    -A five foot wide, all cotton, antiqued 15-star American flag certified to have flown over Fort McHenry
    -autographed copy of new "50 Decisive Moments" book,
    - plus you will receive recognition on our website as a valued major donor to American Heritage.

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    George Washington Level w/gold pin

    -A subscription and website access
    -copy of new "50 Decisive Moments"
    -a copy of the beautifully illustrated hardcover book, The World of George Washington by Richard Ketchum, whom Douglas Brinkley called "the finest historian of the American Revolution."

    Plus you'll receive a 24-karat gold-plated lapel pin -- an elegant replica of the one George Washington himself designed to wear at his inauguration. It shows the American eagle, a rising sun, and the inscription “March The Fourth 1789 Memorable Era.”

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    Patriots Level w/launch party invite

    -A lifetime subscription to American Heritage and access to the magazine's archives,
    -invitation for two to the re-launch party at Gadsby's Tavern in Alexandria, VA, where George Washington celebrated his birthdays and other patrons included Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison and James Monroe
    -24 karat gold cufflinks, replicas of the pin George Washington personally designed for his inauguration in 1789,
    -autographed copy of our new anthology "50 Decisive Moments" of great writing from American Heritage, and
    -recognition on our website as a valued major supporter of American Heritage.

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    Advisory Board Level

    -A lifetime subscription to the new American Heritage
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website
    -an autographed copy of new "50 Decisive Moments" book
    -invitation for two to the launch party at Gadsby's Tavern
    -24 karat gold cufflinks with replicas of the pin George Washington designed for his inauguration
    -Lunch with Editor-in-Chief Edwin Grosvenor in New York or Washington, DC.

    Donors at this level will be listed on the website as member of the Advisory Board, and their suggestions on how to improve the public's knowledge of American history will be sought.

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    Founders Level

    -A lifetime subscription to the new American Heritage
    -access to 7,000 articles on the magazine's website
    -an autographed copy of new "50 Decisive Moments" book
    -invitation to launch party at Gadsby's Tavern
    -24 karat gold cufflinks with replicas of the pin George Washington designed for his inauguration
    -Lunch with Editor-in-Chief Edwin Grosvenor in New York or Washington, DC.

    Donors at this level will be listed on the website as Founders of the new American Heritage

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