Monthly Archives: October 2013

Black Dan, the Rubber Man

Daniel Webster is best remembered as one of the great political orators of the 19th century. His Senate debate with South Carolina’s Roberty Y. Hayne is still studied today. He served as secretary of State and negotiated the Webster-Ashburton Treaty … Continue reading

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The Day the World Didn’t End

On Oct. 22, 1844, thousands of people gathered in small groups across the country in anticipation of the second coming of Christ. These followers of a humble, self-taught preacher named William Miller were convinced that the Bible’s Book of Daniel laid … Continue reading

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