What if they called a war and peace broke out instead? That's exactly what happened during the Christmas season of 1914 when the soldiers themselves called a truce and, had it not been for intervention by the higher authorities on both sides, World War I might have ended.
CFR author Benn Steil admits Soviet agent Harry Dexter White, the top economic advisor to FDR and the architect of the Bretton Woods Conference that created the IMF and World Bank, also played a key role in bringing about the “Day of Infamy.”
On December 4, 1945, the United States Senate passed the United Nations Participation Act, committing the United States to full, active participation in the United Nations.
On the first Thanksgiving Day, the Pilgrims began a custom of placing five grains of corn at the table so that the reason for their rejoicing might not be forgotten. Five grains of corn was the daily ration during those desperate days before the harvest when food was scarcely to be had.
Whether Oswald was, in fact, the lone killer of President John F. Kennedy, part of a conspiracy, and/or the fall guy or "patsy" he claimed to be, there remain half a century later a number of unanswered questions that the Warren Commission either ignored or glossed over.
Six score and 30 years ago, the 16th president of the United States delivered an address at the site of the major Civil War battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Our contemporary federal government is at least as tyrannical as the government of England in 1776, yet we continue to suffer the "long train of abuses." By Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
On May 29, 1787, the delegates gathered at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia got down to the business of hammering out a government for the United States of America.