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John Sherman

Biography of Secretary of State, John Sherman

John Sherman was appointed Secretary of State in President William McKinley’s Cabinet, a position in which he served from March 6, 1897, until April 27, 18...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.