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Lincoln's Battle With God: A President's Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America (2012)

Stephen Mansfield, Lincoln’s Battle With God: A President’s Struggle With Faith and What It Meant For America Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012, 254 pp. $13.31

The sixteenth president of the United States is dearly beloved by conservatives and liberals alike. 546 more words


Anarchy and the American Revolution

By Tom Cutterham

If the opening stages of the American Revolution were about the overthrow of tyranny, then its denouement was defined by the struggle against anarchy—at least, that is, from the perspective of the new nation’s elite. 1,170 more words

American Revolution

New Digital Collection: The General Assembly Session Records (State Archives of North Carolina)

State Archives of North Carolina: New Digital Collection: The General Assembly Session Records. “The General Assembly Session Records collection is now available online via the North Carolina Digital Collections. 62 more words

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Gemini 10 Space Mission

At 10:20 pm (22:20:26 UTC) on July 18, 1966, the Gemini 10 space mission launched from  Cape Kennedy’s pad LC-19, carrying two astronauts. It was the eighth manned Project Gemini flight, the 16th manned American flight and the 24th spaceflight of all time. 5,416 more words

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The Northwest Ordinance

On July 13, 1787, the Northwest Ordinance (formally An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio… 1,981 more words

Historic Events

Democracy, Nationalism, and Economic Expansion: An Analysis of Western Influence on the Policies of Dr. Sun Yat Sen

Known for his leadership in China during the 1911 revolution and regarded as the father of China, Dr. Sun Yat Sen may be one of the most influential political leaders of all time. 3,372 more words

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