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Franklin D. Roosevelt

In the 1936 President Election, Franklin D. Roosevelt Received 98.49% of the Electoral Vote Total. This Remains to be the Highest Percentage of Electoral Votes Won by Any Candidate Since 1820.

The 1936 presidential election in the United States was the 38th quadrennial, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936. During the Great Depression, incumbent Democratic President Franklin D. Roosevelt defeated Republican Kansas, Governor Alf Landon. But did you know why this particular election is noted in history? The 1936 presidential election, in which Roosevelt received 98.49% …

In the 1936 President Election, Franklin D. Roosevelt Received 98.49% of the Electoral Vote Total. This Remains to be the Highest Percentage of Electoral Votes Won by Any Candidate Since 1820. Read More »

Lyndon Johnson

Lyndon B. Johnson Did Not Run for Re-Election Because of Study Saying He Would Die at the Age of 64

Lyndon Baines Johnson, also known as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, who served from 1963 to 1969. Before he assumed office, he had served as President John F. Kennedy’s 37th Vice President from 1961 to 1963. He was a Democrat from Texas and served as a US representative, US senator, and …

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What is Project 100k?

The Vietnam War sparked countless controversies, from when it started and even years after it ended. But did you know that there was an extreme course of action the government took during the Vietnam War, which cost the lives of many American soldiers? Project 100,000 was an idea of former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara …

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Eight years after JFK’s assassination, Jackie Kennedy avoided the public unveiling of their White House portraits, but the Nixons graciously agreed to a secret, private tour for her and her kids. It was her only return visit.

A Secret Visit “I wanted to let future generations know the man for what he was, a metaphor of America at a crossroads, not just handsome Jack.”- Aaron Shikler1 On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy’s life was tragically cut short in Dallas, Texas. A state funeral was quickly planned and the nation grieved …

Eight years after JFK’s assassination, Jackie Kennedy avoided the public unveiling of their White House portraits, but the Nixons graciously agreed to a secret, private tour for her and her kids. It was her only return visit. Read More »