On March 10, 1848, the Senate approved a treaty that led to California and much of the Southwest joining the United States. But the man who negotiated the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was promptly fired on his return to Washington.
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Over the next two weeks, a very largest block of votes will be up for grabs in the Republican and Democratic primaries. After this “Super Fortnight,” the majority of elected delegates will be selected for both parties, with a bigger effect on the Republicans.
March 4th is an important day in the America saga as Congress met for the first time in 1789 to start governing under the Constitution. So why don’t more people honor that day as a significant point in history?
In the aftermath of last night’s Super Tuesday elections and caucuses, here’s a look at how the four most-recent primary seasons panned out after the Super Tuesday votes were counted.
On this day in 1917, President Woodrow Wilson learned of a shocking piece of paper that made America’s entry into World War I inevitable. And current research shows the Americans didn’t know everything German diplomats intended.