Today In History- February 10

Today In History- February 10

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U.S. Secretary of War resigns.

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William Jennings Bryan resigns post over war disagreement.

  • Washington D.C., USA

In a dramatic sign of protest, on Feb. 10, 1916, U.S. Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan resigned due to the increased differences with President Woodrow Wilson.  An extreme pacifist, Bryan disagreed over the American need to avenge infringement of sacred rights, though he eventually volunteered himself for participation in the conflict.

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