Legacy Project, a nonprofit organization founded in 1998 by the historian Andrew Carroll to support military personnel. In the fall of 2002 several publishers agreed to contribute four titles: two classics, Henry V and Sun Tzu's The Art of War; and two new compilations, Medal of Honor: Profiles of America's Military Heroes from the Civil War to the Present and War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars.
to the day, after President Bush's declaration of "Mission Accomplished." The
Note: I'm not sure Bush actually used the term "Mission Accomplished " in his speech on the carrier. a staffer put up a sign with it.
When Moses Seixas, warden of Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, invited George Washington to visit in 1790, Washington responded with an address in which he asserted his fundamental reluctance to make private matters of conscience the preserve of the state: The Citizens of the United States of America have a right to applaud themselves for giving to Mankind examples of an enlarged and liberal policy: a policy worthy of imitation. All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship. It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class...
Note: A Founding Father's view of religion and state.
"I have not been able to read as much I like to." Now he could only "slowly creep" through books. Unleavened by war, they had become somehow less urgent. Although he so obviously loves books, he was no longer reading for his life.
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