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No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.

-- General Douglas MacArthur

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Have U.S. military allies significantly contributed to the war effort?

Yes25 %25 %25 % 25.00 % (92)
Yes25 %25 %25 % 25.00 % (92)
No21 %21 %21 % 21.47 % (79)
No21 %21 %21 % 21.47 % (79)
I do not know1 %1 %1 % 1.90 % (7)
I do not know1 %1 %1 % 1.90 % (7)
I have no opinion0 %0 %0 % 0.54 % (2)
I have no opinion0 %0 %0 % 0.54 % (2)
I do not know0 %0 %0 % 0.27 % (1)
I do not know0 %0 %0 % 0.27 % (1)
Other, please list in comments0 %0 %0 % 0.82 % (3)
Other, please list in comments0 %0 %0 % 0.82 % (3)

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When should America declare war?

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This Day in History
1798: Believing that a French invasion of Ireland is imminent, Irish nationalists rise up against the British occupation.

1846: General Zachary Taylor captures Monterey.

1861: General Benjamin Butler declares slaves to be the contraband of war.

1863: Bushwackers led by Captain William Marchbanks attack a Federal militia party in Nevada, Missouri.

1864: Union General Ulysses S. Grant continues to pound away at Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia in the engagement along the North Anna River that had begun the day before.

1941: Germanys largest battleship, the Bismarck, sinks the pride of the British fleet, HMS Hood.

1943: The extermination camp at Auschwitz, Poland, receives a new doctor, 32-year-old Josef Mengele, a man who will earn the nickname "the Angel of Death."

1951: Lines Kansas and Wyoming became increasingly important with the possibility of a cease-fire and the demilitarized zone that might be required.