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Daniel Webster

Biography of Secretary of State, Daniel Webster

Webster was appointed Secretary of State by President William Henry Harrison on March 5, 1841. He entered duty the next day and completed his tenure on ...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.