Spring/Summer 2008

Volume 58
Issue 4


The largest army ever assembled in North America attacked the French at New York’s Fort Carillon . . . with disastrous results

The world-shaping relationship between these two giants got off to a rocky start

Sharp business skills ensured the first president’s phenomenal success

They created towns and became the center of Western life, enabling wheat, cattle, and minerals to flow out of the West

The Founding Fathers’ belief in the “law of the land” derived from a 13th-century document recently donated to the National Archives

On the 25th anniversary of two famous Reagan speeches, the former Speaker of the House asks why we haven’t learned more from the 40th president