This week, President Barack Obama again spoke about his prospects of winning a third term in office, if he were allowed to run under the Constitution. But as history shows, even when that was possible, the odds were against any candidate.
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One of the broadest acts of presidential power happened on this day in 1917, when President Woodrow Wilson issued an order for the federal government to nationalize the entire railroad system during World War I.
On a blustery Christmas Day in 1776, George Washington led a daring attack in what we would call today a “special ops” mission by the Founding Fathers that changed the course of American history.
December 25 is celebrated in parts of the world as Christmas Day, as a religious holiday (commemorating the birth of Jesus) and a secular holiday. It’s also a big day for other events in American history.
On December 24, 1814, the Treaty of Ghent officially ended the War of 1812, but the delayed news couldn’t stop nearly 1,000 British troops from being killed at the Battle of New Orleans.