Ayers argues that America should acknowledge the importance of emancipation with a national holiday.
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Stephen Vail came up with dots and dashes, but Patent Office gave credit to Morse, the better known inventor
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President Truman called for stricter safety codes after dozens leaped to their deaths from 'fireproof'' building
Only when settlers instituted private property rights did the New World thrive
Jamie Montgomery failed, but his case set a precedent that ended chattel bondage in Scotland 12 years later
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The court expanded the Gibbons standard to include labor relations and other activities with even an indirect effect on interstate commerce.
The first president's cool head and respect for science helped a young America survive smallpox and yellow fever