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How a Side-Wheeler Steamship Opened up the West by Catching Fire

Abraham Lincoln is the only president with a patent, and that patent was inspired by a steamship ride. But an incident involving a side-wheeled steamship was even more important because it set the stage for modernizing America. 390 more words

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Quote by Abraham Lincoln

“Fourscore and seven years ago, our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal” – Abraham Lincoln…

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The Army of Virginia

June 26, 1862 – President Abraham Lincoln created a new army intended to do what Major General George B. McClellan could not–destroy the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and capture Richmond. 1,209 more words

Military

I Predict A Riot – Part Twenty Four

The New York Draft Riots of 1863

One of the key determinants of military success is the size of manpower available to you. When war is first declared, there is a rush of fervour for the cause that sees volunteers flock to join the standing army. 571 more words

Culture

Thought For the Day: Prayer Is the Final and Best Answer

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.” –  19 more words

Thought For The Day

Charged Forward

Conversion is often thought as a one time thing.  And thank God, people say, because conversion can cost a lot.  But what if conversion is an ongoing process?  1,058 more words