[Also see "American Progress," painting by John Gast, 1872.] It is a cliche that railroads made America, and historians point to the Pacific Railroad of 1869 and its effect of binding the Pacific and Atlantic states.
However, it recently occurred to me that the railroad truly made America in a deeper and more profound way.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has issued a warning against “intimidating” North Korea after its “dangerous” missile test.
Mr Putin called for a peaceful solution to ongoing tensions after he disputed US claims that the previous missile test landed dangerously close to the Russian city of Vladivostok.
People Magazine revealed the new characters and the voices bringing them to life, and here’s how Washington described her own role:he is a super-smarty-pants statistician.
She reminds of a statistical analyst on cable news or Sports Center.
North Korea tested a Hwasong-12 missile which flew 489 miles and reached an altitude of 1,312 miles, according to state news agency KCNA.
Analysts estimated the missile put the US territory of Guam, which is home to the Andersen Air Force Base, within its reach.
Unfortunately, the number and range of vehicles on used-car lots can be seriously intimidating.Whether they will then attach themselves to our Union or not, is not to be predicted with any certainty.Unless the projected across the continent to the Pacific be carried into effect, perhaps they may not; though even in that case, the day is not distant when the Empires of the Atlantic and Pacific would again flow together into one, as soon as their inland border should approach each other.Sullivan) – in an essay about Texas, but with reference to "the railroad".to overspread the continent allotted by Providence for the free development of our yearly multiplying millions. there can be no doubt that the population now fast streaming down upon California will both assert and maintain that independence.