Why is Richard Henry Lee famous?

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“Why then, sir,” (said Richard Lee, in conclusion,) “why do we longer delay? Why still deliberate? Let this happy day give birth to an American republic. Let her arise, not to devastate and to conquer, but to reestablish the reign of peace and of law. The eyes of Europe are fixed upon us.

Kate Warne

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Tales of the Civil War – First Female Detective When was Kate Warne born? Kate Warne was born in the year of 1833 in Erin, New York. By 1856, at the age of 23, Warne’s husband passed away, leaving her … Continued

Philip Livingston

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Signers of the Declaration of Independence Philip Livingston was born in Albany, NY. His father was a merchant, involved in the founding of Albany and obtaining its charter. In the merchant trade, the Livingstons engaged in what is known as … Continued