How Nathan Handwerker Made the Hot Dog Famous

Nathan Handwerker had spunk, but not much else. Having arrived to the United States from one of the poorest parts…

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The Sword of Rome: Marcus Claudius Marcellus

It is late 216 BC. The Romans have just suffered a catastrophic defeat at Cannae. 40,000 Romans were packed in…

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Khasekhemwy: Egypt’s Re-Founding Father

Darkness clouds the land of Egypt. The two lands are divided once again, as Horus and Set renewed their eternal…

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Snefru: The “Good” Pyramid Builder of Egypt

Since the days of Imhotep, the kings of Egypt built their own Step Pyramids. These imitations have not lasted the…

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Francis Pegahmagabow: The Deadliest Warrior of World War I

War, freedom, and citizenship have always been intertwined. In the Roman Republic, the concept of citizenship itself was tied to…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Solved the 1902 Venezuela Crisis

The early 20th century saw increasing great power competition. The rise of the United States, Japan, and especially Germany disrupted…

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Leadership Lessons from Ron DeSantis

In the world of power, a year is an eternity. A year ago today, Andrew Cuomo was doing his Emmy…

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt: Review

“I feel sorry for McKinley,” noted a contemporary observer. “He has a man of destiny behind him.” This phrase gave…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Built His Reputation

By the time he became President of the United States at the age of 42, Theodore Roosevelt had already been…

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How Theodore Roosevelt Dealt with Loss

Valentine’s Day, 1884 was supposed to be a triumph for Theodore Roosevelt. Only in his 20’s, he had already been…

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