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Oregon was discovered when someone followed the Oregon Trail right out to the end.

Quoted by Richard Armour

Benjamin Franklin was a real tomcat, no woman was safe from his lightening bolt

Quoted by Stephen Tootle

As professionals , the odds were in our favor, or so we believed.

Quoted by Floyd C. Forsberg

Those who suffer terrible wars have a finer sense of when they begin and when they end.

Quoted by Bruce Cumings

Of all America's natural resources, its richest is an inexhaustible vein of irony.

Quoted by Markham Shaw Pyle

An institution rooted in slavery cannot be the voice of our people.

Quoted by DaShanne Stokes

History is the archaeology of the present and future.

Quoted by Patrick Mendis

For us to change history, we first need to change the future.

Quoted by Anthony Liccione

People believe what they want to believe. Even if it isn't true.

Quoted by Julian Houston

In the 1920s, Jim Crow Mississippi was, in all facets of society, a kleptocracy.

Quoted by TaNehisi Coates

Do not fret, my brother, my child. For the buffalo will roam the plains once more.

Quoted by P.J. Parker

We must love our slaves, Papa. We must love them as hard as we are able.

Quoted by P.J. Parker

We the People . . . The People of the Long House.

Quoted by P.J. Parker