Jackson sends troops to put down labor riot

01/29/2017 0

On this day in 1834, Andrew Jackson becomes the first president to use federal troops to quell labor unrest. Workers building the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal were rebelling because of persistent poor working conditions and […]

U.S. withdraws from Vietnam

03/29/2016 0

Two months after the signing of the Vietnam peace agreement, the last U.S. combat troops leave South Vietnam as Hanoi frees the remaining American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam. America‚Äôs direct eight-year intervention […]