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Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

16th President of the United StatesMarch 4, 1861-April 15, 1865Lincoln warned the South in his Inaugural Address: "In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war.  The government will not assail you....  You have no oath registered i ...
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Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

7th  President of the United StatesMarch 4, 1829-March 3, 1837More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by popular vote; as President he sought to act as the direct representative of the common man.Born in a backwoods settlement in the Carolinas in 1767, he received spora ...
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Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential MuseumSpringfield, ILPhotos and text by Gleaves Whitney and Brian FlanaganOn April 19th, 2005, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential  Museum in Springfield, Illinois, was formally dedicated. President George W. Bush attended, as did First Lady Laura Bush, S ...
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Ralph Hauenstein- Part 2
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Ralph Hauenstein- Part 2

A Life of Leadership and ServiceRalph Hauenstein has lived an extraordinary life that exemplifies the service and leadership Grand Valley State University seeks to inspire in its graduates. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1912, Mr. Hauenstein moved to Grand Rapids at the age of 12 and has called Mic ...
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Ralph Hauenstein

Ralph Hauenstein

February 25, 2008A Life of Leadership and ServiceRalph Hauenstein has lived an extraordinary life that exemplifies the service and leadership Grand Valley StateUniversity seeks to inspire in its graduates.  Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in 1912, Mr. Hauenstein moved ...
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Follow the Leaders

Follow the Leaders

January 14, 2003Head of GVSU's Presidential Studies Has Passion for the PresidencyBy Steve HarmonPresident Dwight Eisenhower's open-air motorcade passed through downtown Houston, campaigning for Richard Nixon, the 1960 Republican presidential nominee.The 5-year-old Whitney had a per ...
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