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Government 1A Lesson 80

Did all four of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms promote liberty?

Franklin D. Roosevelt was one of the Presidents of the United States. He was President around the time of World War II. 374 more words

The Gold Standard

When man first started to produce more than he could immediately consume, especially in agricultural societies, he is faced with a significant challenge. While he was very capable at producing valuable products, a part of which he would trade for the products he wanted from other producers, he needed to find a way to safely store his  881 more words


How Great Were Our Great Presidents? (6 of 6) Franklin Delano Roosevelt

I have come across previously unknown information on FDR that is causing me to re-evaluate his overall rating. I am dropping his score down from 4.5 to a 4 out of 5 stars. 2,418 more words

Government And Politics

Election Day in America: An Illustrated Story by Norman Rockwell

Saturday Evening Post cover (October 9, 1920 – the first year that American women were allowed to vote!)

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) was one of the Twentieth Century’s most popular illustrators of American culture and history. 761 more words


President-elect Joe Biden and the Return of Empathy

Like millions of people around the world, I’m impatient to see the results of Tuesday’s US presidential elections. Full disclosure, I ardently root for a Joe Biden victory. 883 more words

Donald Trump

When America Sneezes; the World Catches Cold

Well, it caught more than a cold this time round. Only the thing is, the USA bears the brunt of the vicious COVID-19 pandemic. After all, it languishes in first place for most coronavirus infections. 664 more words

Literary Reviews

New York's Lindbergh

Glendale California, October 1933

Building his own charter service at Roosevelt Field, Mont Chumbley got right to work building a clientele. Though 1933 marked the low point of the Great Depression, photographers and reporters from the Associated Press, United Press International, continued to work, beating a path from Manhattan to hire his Waco. 518 more words

River Of January