For some reason the people of today are not nearly as familiar with
the achievements of the last fifty years as they are with those of
earlier days.The school boy can glibly recount the story of Columbus, William Penn,or Washington, but asked about the events leading up to the settlement
of the West will know nothing of them and will probably reply "they
don't teach us that in our school"--and it is true. Outside of the
names of our presidents...