Marriage in America: A Brief History

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Marriage – the word alone is loaded. Marriage is the butt of jokes, the “old ball and chain,” the end of fun. Marriage can also bring up images of fear, of abuse, of control. And marriage can invoke images of happy couples, of new beginnings, and of really really expensive parties and mediocre buffet lines.

Today we’re going to do a quick exploration into the history of marriage in America. From the founding of our nation until the present day.

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