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"Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families."
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Napoleon and the Grande Armée receive the surrender of Austrian General Mack after the Battle of Ulm in October 1805. The decisive finale of the Ulm Campaign raised the tally of captured Austrian soldiers to 60,000. With the Austrian army destroyed, Vienna would fall to the French in November.

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"The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave."
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" My hands still shaking, though its been two hours since we had the scare… The office staff stupidly forgot to warn us that the carpenter, or whatever hes called, was coming to fill the extinguishers… After working for about fifteen minutes, he laid his hammer and some other tools on our bookcase (or so we thought!) and banged on our door. We turned white with fear. "
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President Dwight D. Eisenhower was the first sitting U.S. president to host Queen Elizabeth. Here she stands with Eisenhower at the White House State banquet he held in her honor on Oct. 20, 1957, in Washington. Eisenhower is wearing the British Order of Merit awarded him by King George VI after World War II.

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Letter to Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina

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1788 October 20

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