Monthly Archives: March 2022

Allen and Chase – Classmates and Adversaries

Ebenezer Allen and Salmon Chase were classmates and graduates of Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. They renewed their friendship in January 1853 in Washington, DC.  Chase was a Senator from Ohio (1849−1855) and later a Justice of the U.S. … Continue reading


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Today Governor Abbott (Republican – Texas) asked the Texas Education Agency to form a task force to develop solutions to the state’s teacher shortage. This may be the worst announcement that the governor made during his time in Austin. A … Continue reading

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