Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is one of the most famous speeches ever given. Would we remember it if it had been shorter?... or longer??
A notable influence on the development of the styles of the American art periods has always been due to the varied origins and culture of its early settlers.
All the Notes for Give me Liberty! An American History by Eric Foner Chapter 2. Almost the entire book is included. Your welcome.
Rudabaugh was a notorious cattle rustler, stagecoach and train robber during the 1870s and 80s. He was known to have ridden with the infamous “Billy the Kid” and some say, the only man Billy ever feared.
All the Notes for Give me Liberty! An American History by Eric Foner Chapter 1. Almost the entire book is included. Your welcome.
Ezra Allen Miner, most often known as Bill Miner - was the original "stick up man" of the old West. Bill Miner was known for being quite a gentleman, and very polite during all of his robberies. He robbed trains and stage coaches his entire adult life - and the only thing he was, perhaps, even...
Champ Ferguson was one of only a two Rebels tried and convicted of war crimes after the United State's Civil War. In a rare twist of fate, Ferguson actions may have impacted my family's future.
The Manhattan Project needed tons of silver to produce the uranium to make an atomic bomb. The Treasury loaned about 28 million pounds of silver to the project and got every bit of it back in the end.
The Articles of Confederation was adopted as America's first national government in 1781 and continued as the national government for the United States until 1789. Although it enjoyed some successes, it was abandoned by the delegates to the Philadelphia Convention in 1787 in pursuit of a new...
In Federalist #10, James Madison argues that the greatest vice of popular government is its vulnerability to problems caused by factions, special interest groups who, in supporting their own interests, occasionally undermine the rights of other...