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The Missouri General Assembly is asking the State Historical Society of Missouri to help plan and coordinate efforts to celebrate Missouri's bi-centennial in 2021.
The legislature approved a resolution says Missouri has a "rich and complex" history and asks the State Historical Society to "develop plans, ideas and proposals" to celebrate the bi-centennial.
Independence celebrates the expansion of the Truman National Historic Landmark District with a ceremony dedicating a district historic marker.
The Missouri Historical Review, in its April issue, lists graduate school history theses related to Missouri history that were completed during 2012. Several titles reflect topics of local and regional interest including the Civil War, Mormon history, J.C. Nichols and African-American Kansas City politics.