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At Cowpens, Dan Morgan showed how militia can be used. The formula worked in three later fights.
Gambling on a diplomatic coup with a wily Napoleon, he maneuvered America into the needless War of 1812
What the old-time peddler meant in the development of the American frontier
Both grimness and beauty touch this haunting fragment of America’s past
It was quite an air meet. In 1910 it was sensational to see 14 planes aloft at one time, and the spectators seemed to feel the airplane was here to stay.
Through the years the chief executive’s job has grown in power. Here is a study of the men who made it a greater office.
Maybe the American success myth began with this carpenter’s helper who rose to riches, a title, and a governorship