The Union desperately needed an extraordinary warship to counter the ironclad the Confederates were building
THUS SPAKE THE GREAT INDIAN CHIEF TECUMSEH, PREDICTING— SOME BELIEVED—THE SERIES OF VIOLENT EARTHQUAKES THAT STRUCK THE MIDWEST IN THE WINTER OF 1811–12
“ To spend and be spent for the Good of Mankind is what I chiefly aim at ”
With a wave of his plastic wand Carl Fisher transformed a tangle of mangrove swamps into a peculiarly American resort
The filibuster has played a key role in the enactment of federal law since 1789, but is rarely used outside the U.S. Senate.
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