Yale’s Logan Beirne looks at what George Washington would think about our staggering $16.2 trillion national debt as a central issue in the 2012 presidential election.
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On October 19, 1781, British forces are forced to surrender to General George Washington at Yorktown, staring an effective end to the Revolutionary War and beginning America’s role as a global factor.
With three debates in the can and one to go, it’s plainly clear that the $16 trillion national debt is a central issue in this campaign. Over the past four fiscal years, our deficits have added an additional $5 trillion to the national debt.
Is there a better way to understand history than by playing a historical character at Halloween? Here are some cool ways men, women, children and even pets get have some fun and learn at the same time.
The situation today between the United States and Libya is tenuous at best, but a look back at our Libyan invasion in 1805 shows a president and Congress who authorized military activities without a war declaration.