Royals on Tour: British Monarchy in the U.S.A.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting New York and Washington DC, but they are not the first British Royals to tour the USA.

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In this Nov. 9, 1985 photo provided by the Ronald Reagan Library, actor John Travolta dances with Princess Diana at a White House dinner.
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge with Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky are seen exiting The British Consul General's Residence on December 8, 2014 in New York City.
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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge pose with LeBron James as they attends the Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (R) meets former United States Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton as Prince William, Duke of Cambridge meets Chelsea Clinton during a conservation reception at British Consul General's Residence on December 8, 2014 in New York City
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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge arrive at The Carlyle Hotel, where they will be staying during their official two-day visit to the United States, on December 7, 2014 in New York City.
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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leave a Gramercy Park residence on December 7, 2014 in New York City.
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Kate, left, Duchess of Cambridge and Britain's Prince William arrive at The Carlyle Hotel, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in New York. They have a full schedule of events in New York, including a visit to the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum and an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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The British monarchy on tour in the USA. From left to right are Mrs. Roosevelt, the King, Mrs. Sarah Deland Roosevelt, the President’s mother, the Queen, and President Roosevelt an interesting “family” group, taken during the week-end stay of the King and Queen with the American President, his wife and mother at Hyde Park, the Roosevelt family home overlooking the Hudson River in New York on June 19, 1939.
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Secret service men walk behind the car in which the King and President Roosevelt drive through the streets of Washington on June 13, 1939, while motor-cycle “cops” ride beside the car and soldiers line the street.
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Vice President Richard Nixon escorts Queen Elizabeth II up the steps leading to the Senate wing of the Capitol where the Nixon hosted a luncheon for the visiting monarch and her husband, Prince Philip on Oct. 18, 1957 in Washington.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks with U.S. President Eisenhower past the Guard of Honour at Washington National Airport, Oct. 17, 1957. The Commander of the Honour Guard Lt. Colonel Robert Phelps marches beside the Queen.
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Co-Captains of North Carolina and Maryland meet Queen Elizabeth II before the start of game on Oct. 19, 1957 in College Park. Left to right: Buddy Payne and Dave Reed of North Carolina, President Wilson Elkins of University of Maryland, the Queen, Gov. Theodore McKeldin of Maryland and Gene Alderton and Jack Healy of Maryland.
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U.S. President Gerald Ford and first lady Betty Ford stand in a receiving line with Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip outside the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 7, 1976.
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Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain visits the Lincoln Memorial on Wednesday, July 7, 1976 in Washington.
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This White House file photograph, provided courtesy of the Gerald R. Ford Library, shows President Ford, right, and Queen Elizabeth dancing during the state dinner in honor of the Queen and Prince Philip at the White House, July 17, 1976 in Washington.
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Queen Elizabeth II stands at the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 6, 1976 as she began her visit to the United States in that city. (AP Photo)
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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip stand with Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo, left, and Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp, right, during the arrival of the Queen in Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 7, 1976. (AP Photo)
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Queen Elizabeth II, left, chats with first lady Nancy Reagan as they enter Stage 9 at 20th Century Fox Studios to attend a gala dinner party honoring the queen and hosted by Mrs. Reagan on Feb. 27, 1983 in Los Angeles. Hundreds of show business notibles attended the royal party. The queen is spending two-days in Los Angeles. (AP Photo) (AP Photo)
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President Ronald Reagan and Queen Elizabeth II raise their glasses in a toast during a state dinner, March 3, 1983, at the M. H. de Young Museum in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Woman at right is unidentified. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)
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Park superintendent Bob Binnewies points out highlights from Inspiration Point to Queen Elizabeth II during her visit to Yosemite National Park, in California in 1983.
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Queen Elizabeth's sister Princess Margaret and first lady Barbara Bush in the White House in 1991.
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Diana, the Princes of Wales, casts a glance at her husband Prince Charles as he speaks at a press conference at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, Nov. 10, 1985.
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President Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Nancy Reagan pose with the Prince and Princess of Wales prior to a private dinner and party at the White House in Washington on Saturday, Nov. 9, 1985.
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In this Nov. 9, 1985 photo provided by the Ronald Reagan Library, actor John Travolta dances with Princess Diana at a White House dinner.
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Queen Elizabeth II, right, first lady Barbara Bush and Washington Mayor Sharon Pratt Dixon, left, react to karate and basketball performances by children at the Metropolitan Police Boys and Girls Club in morning on Wednesday, May 15, 1991 in Washington.
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President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush pose with Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip upon arrival at a dinner hosted by the Queen at the British Embassy at night on Thursday, May 16, 1991 in Washington.
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Queen Elizabeth II listens as NASA astronaut Mike Foale, right, introduces her to the crew aboard the International Space Station during her visit to NASA's Goddard Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., Tuesday, May 8, 2007.
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President Bush and first lady Laura Bush welcome Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at the North Portico of the White House for a State Dinner in Washington, Monday, May 7, 2007.
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President Bush and Queen Elizabeth II arrive to take part in arrival ceremonies, Monday, May 7, 2007, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks with an aide during a visit to the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Tuesday, July 6, 2010 in New York.
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Queen Elizabeth II addresses the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at United Nations headquarters.
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Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive at the inaugural BAFTA Brits to Watch 2011 event at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, Saturday, July 9, 2011.
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Jennifer Lopez and Prince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge Tour of the United States - BAFTA hosts its inaugural 'BAFTA Brits to Watch' event at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, California on July 9, 2011.
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Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge - BAFTA hosts its inaugural 'BAFTA Brits to Watch' event at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, California on July 9, 2011.
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Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrive at a charity polo match at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club in Carpinteria, Calif., Saturday, July 9, 2011.
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Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, mingle with crowd members at the Service Nation: Mission Serve "Hiring Our Heroes Los Angeles" job fair event at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Calif., Sunday, July 10, 2011.
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In this May 9, 2013 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama speaks during an unannounced visit from Prince Harry at an event in honor of military mothers in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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Prince Harry lays a wreath at Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried, in Virginia on May 10, 2013.
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Prince Harry plays sitting volleyball with the United Kingdom team at a visit to the Warrior Games opening, Saturday, May 11, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Warrior Games is a Paralympic-style competition featuring injured servicemen and women from the U.S., United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
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Prince Harry hits a baseball during a visit to the Harlem RBI youth sports and school program in New York, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Prince Harry is in the midst of weeklong visit to the United States.
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