In ordering the execution of a famous scientist, Francisco de Caldas, during the war for South American independence, Spain's General Pablo Morillo was quoted as saying "Spain does not need wise men" ...
Is there any statistics showing which trips on highways were statistically safer from being robbed in 19th century USA? the "commercial" ones (e.g. banks or government moving money) which offered ...
According to Wikipedia, his real name was John Chapman. Is this true?
Was Harriet Tubman controversial? Why? What did she do that generated controversy? Why were her actions controversial?