social customs

The Listening Room
10:50 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Committed: Marriage In America

Marriage of John Rolfe and Pocahontas on April 5, 1614, the First Interracial Church Marriage in America

From the Backstory with the American History Guys series: When President Obama became the first American president to publicly support same-sex marriage, he acknowledged a trend in American culture: that marriage–the laws, as well as social conventions and expectations surrounding it–have long been subject to change.

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