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Thursday, April 28, 2011

LAND PIRATE: LINCOLN”S FRIEND, CARL SCHURZ

Carl Schurz helped Abraham Lincoln get elected by helping lock down the German-American vote for Honest Abe. Lincoln named him Ambassador to Spain as a big thank you, but what Schurz really wanted (no kidding!) was to be a land pirate on horseback:

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