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There was once a young musician whose concert received very harsh reviews from the music critics. The great composer Jean Sibelius patted him on the back and consoled him by saying,”Remember, son, there is no city in the world where they have erected a statue to a critic.” 155 more words
One our “Ideals of Independence” is that the Revolutionary War ended when Cornwallis surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Right? Well, kind of, sort of.
Technically, the war ended two years after Yorktown when the Treaty of Paris was signed. 595 more words