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Wise Counsel For Legal Counselors

“About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop.” — Elihu Root, attorney and Secretary of State under President Theodore Roosevelt and Secretary of War Under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

Laws And Lawyers

Teddy Roosevelt Commits the Ultimate Political Crime

Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt is usually considered a decent President and a ranking figure in Republican history. But he committed the ultimate crime a politician can commit and died shunned by other Republicans. 446 more words

Presidential Elections

1915 and the Movie Star System

Occasionally, in my reviews of early cinema, I’ve made comments like “this was before the star system was in place.” But what do we mean when we talk about a “ 1,083 more words

Context

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

Today is the 150th Anniversary of one of the saddest days in American history.

The previous evening, April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth had shot President Abraham Lincoln in the back of the head, mortally wounding him. 277 more words

U.S. Presidents

PETITION OF THE PEOPLE PROTESTING AGAINST ANNEXATION, 1897.

PALAPALA HOOPII KUE HOOHUI AINA A KA LAHUI.

PALAPALA KUE HOOHUIAINA.

I ka Mea Mahaloia WILLIAM McKINLEY; Peresidena, a me ka Aha Senate, o Amerika Huipuia. 429 more words

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Strange circumstances surround presidential assassinations

By Julia Felton

You probably already know that four U.S. presidents were assassinated while in office, and those four presidents were Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and John F. 526 more words

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