Secretaries of State

James Madison

Biography of Secretary of State, James Madison

James Madison was appointed Secretary of State by President Thomas Jefferson on March 5, 1801. He entered duty on May 2, 1801, and served until March 3, 1809. H...Read More >>

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On August 20, 1968, the Soviet Union led Warsaw Pact troops in an invasion of Czechoslovakia.

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A guide to the history of U.S. diplomatic relations with Vietnam.