Bits of History

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Sparta Turns Victory into Defeat

A Market-Based Fire Department

Rumors and the Quakers

A Reluctance to Resist

Fatalism or Relying on God

Military Necessity

More Deaths to Justify Previous Deaths, 1914


President Wilson Withdraws from Mexico. 1916

A General's Inability to Admit Failure, 1917

President Wilson Agrees to Go to War, 1917

General Ludendorff Chooses Victory, 1918

War and Unintended Consequences, 1927

An Unrealistic Response to Electoral Failure, 1932

Treaties and War

The Righteous, 1944

An Arrogance of Power: Korea 1945

President de Gaulle chooses Withdrawal,1962

Fear and Negotiations, 1963

Tolerance among Black Activists, 1966-67

Small Minds and a Lack of Measure, 1995

President Clinton and the War in Bosnia, 1995

Withdrawal and Enemy Opinion