Today marks the 193rd birthday of Ulysses Grant, who played a unique role in American history. Here is a look at a military leader who later become president in one of the nation’s most troubled decades.
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It’s James Buchanan’s birthday today and it’s time to revisit a recently debated topic: Why many historians consider Abraham Lincoln’s predecessor as the worst President in American history.
Today is the birthday of one of the least-regarded Presidents, James Buchanan, and we look at some recent talk about the 15th President’s continuing influence on modern elections.
On April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died from his assassin’s wounds. But if John Wilkes Booth’s plot were entirely successful, a little-known senator may have been thrust into the White House for almost a year.
In this commentary, the Constitutional Accountability Center’s Tom Donnelly says our leaders would do well to look to Abraham Lincoln by staying true to our Founding principles, while also learning the lessons of lived experience and political battle.