I think over again my small adventures
My fears, those small ones that seemed so big
For all the vital things I had to get and reach
And yet there is only one great thing
The only thing
To live to see the great day that dawns
And the light that fills the world.
Andrew Jackson took office with one goal set firmly in his mind: Indians must be moved “beyond the great river Mississippi.”
Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, began implementing his policies even before his vice president arrived in Washington. Two weeks after taking the oath of office, sent...
During his 32 months in office, Millard Fillmore earned a reputation for being anti-Catholic, anti-Semitic, anti-immigration and anti-black.
The 13th president of the United States, Fillmore supported federal policies that targeted minorities, religious groups and other disenfranchised populations, said Paul Finkelman, a historian and professor of human rights law University...
Fifty years before Herbert Clark Hoover took office as the 31st president of the United States, he spent eight months living on the Osage Nation in Oklahoma, where he “learned much aboriginal lore of the woods and streams, and how to make bows and arrows.”
Hoover, who was six old...