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"Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created…

Memorial Page: The Gettysburg Address · 16 Sep 2009 You

"[We wish] that it may promote the lasting welfare of that country so dear to us all, and secure her freedom and happiness."--George Washington on the signing of the Constitution

Memorial Page: The Ratification of the Constitution of... · 25 Aug 2009 You

"I think this would be a good time for a beer." - Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, upon the end of the Prohibition

Memorial Page: The Prohibition Era, 1919-1933 · 24 Mar 2009 You

Could you post the pictures? This is a great story page!

Memorial Page: C.C.Camp in Falls City, Oregon · 21 Jan 2009 You

“Remember, remember always that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists”--Franklin D. Roosevelt

Memorial Page: A History of American Immigration · 06 Jan 2009 You

“A date which will live in infamy”—Franklin D. Roosevelt

Memorial Page: Attack on Pearl Harbor · 11 Dec 2008 You

“We came down here for wind and sand, and we have got them.” —Orville Wright, about Kitty Hawk

Memorial Page: Wright Brothers Fly Plane at Kitty Hawk, NC · 11 Dec 2008 You

"Korea is the Greece of the Far East. If we are tough enough now, if we stand up to them like we did in Greece three years ago, they won't take any next steps…There's no telling…

Memorial Page: Korean War · 11 Dec 2008 You

"A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half-slave and half-free. I do not expect the Union to be dissolved - I do not…

Memorial Page: Lincoln-Douglas Debates · 11 Dec 2008 You

No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. --Richard Nixon, New York Times, March 28, 1985

Memorial Page: Vietnam War · 11 Dec 2008 You

Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothin’ yet! Wait a minute. I tell ya! You ain’t heard nothin’!—Jack Robin, First words spoken in the motion picture

Memorial Page: The Jazz Singer · 11 Dec 2008 You

"And then the dispossessed were drawn west- from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico; from Nevada and Arkansas, families, tribes, dusted out, tractored out. Car-loads, caravans,…

Memorial Page: The Great Depression · 11 Dec 2008 You

“I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people.” —President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Memorial Page: FDR's New Deal for America · 11 Dec 2008 You

“Nunna daul Isunyi”—Cherokee for “the Trail Where They Cried”

Memorial Page: The Cherokee Trail of Tears · 11 Dec 2008 You

"Cupidity has fastened its eye upon our lands and our homes and is seeking by force and by every variety of oppression and wrong to expel us from our lands and our homes and to…

Memorial Page: The Cherokee Trail of Tears · 11 Dec 2008 You

We are the free born sons of America. The citizens of the only republic now existing in the world. And the only people on earth who possess rights, liberties, and property which…

Memorial Page: The War of 1812 · 11 Dec 2008 You

“Remember the “Maine”, To hell with Spain!” —battle cry for the Spanish-American War

Memorial Page: Spanish-American War · 11 Dec 2008 You

I think it worthy of consideration, and that the wild lands of the country should be distributed so that every man should have the means and opportunity of benefiting his…

Memorial Page: The Homestead Act, 1862 · 10 Dec 2008 You

“If Nixon is not forced to turn over tapes of his conversations with the ring of men who were conversing on their violations of the law, then liberty will soon be dead in this…

Memorial Page: Watergate Scandal & Investigation · 10 Dec 2008 You

“You still think it’s beautiful to die for your country. The first bombardment taught us better. When it comes to dying for country, it’s better not to die at…

Memorial Page: World War I · 09 Dec 2008 You