• Were people to mingle only with those of like mind, every man would be an insulate being." Thomas Jefferson

    John Ferling
  • The author distinguishes George Washington's leadership from that of another aristocratic general whose temperament was somewhat cold. Unlike him, Washington made the effort to at least appear to suffer with his troops

    John Ferling
  • Alexander Hamilton reflected as early as the middle of the Revolutionary War that rallying at the last minute was part of the national character of his countrymen

    John Ferling
  • For leaders, wars are filled with guesses

    John Ferling
  • Pointing out the possible, and expensive, entanglements that could come with widespread commercial enterprise, the author calculates the Great Britain was at war half the time between 1689 and 1783

    John Ferling
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