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Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
Highlands Ranch, Colorado American History

- Famous Quotes from American History -
United States Quotes from the 1800s


John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams 1767 - 1848

December 22, 1802
"Think of your forefathers! Think of your posterity!"

August 1816
"Fiat justitia, pereat coelum."
(Let justice be done, though heaven fall.)

August 1816
"My toast would be, may our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right."


Francis Scott Key 1779 - 1843

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1814 - The Star Spangled Banner
"'Tis the star-spangled banner;
O long may it wave
O'er the land of the free,
and the home of the brave!"


Daniel Webster 1782 - 1852

January 26, 1830
"Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!"

May 10, 1847
"The Law: It has honored us, may we honor it."

On being advised against joining the overcrowded legal profession:
"There is always room at the top." (attributed)


Horace Greeley 1811 - 1872

1850
"Go West, young man, and grow up with the country."


Philip Sheridan

Philip Henry Sheridan 1831 - 1888

January 1869 - At Fort Cobb
"The only good Indian is a dead Indian." (attributed)


General Sherman 1820 - 1891

August 11, 1880
"There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell."


Andrew Carnegie 1835 - 1919

1889
"The man who dies ... rich dies disgraced."

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- Famous Quotes Throughout World History -

| Index of Quotes by Speaker / Historical Period |
| The Great Quotes of Ancient Greece |
| Profound Quotes of Ancient Rome - BC |
| Quotes from the Roman Empire - AD |
| Famous Quotes from the Dark and Middle Ages |
| Relevant Quotes from the Reformation and Renaissance |
| Quotes from England: 15th, 16th and 17th Centuries |
| Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution Quotes | Voltaire |
| Quotes from the French Revolution and Napoleon Era |
| Modern European History Quotes from the 1800s |
| Quotes from Europe and Asia - 1900s | Winston Churchill |

Famous Quotes from American History
| Benjamin Franklin | Quotes from America in the 1700s |
| Thomas Jefferson | United States Quotes from the 1800s |
| Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War | Mark Twain |
| American Quotes from the Early 1900s and World War I |
| US 20th-Century and World War II Quotes |
| Famous American Pop Culture Quotes |

 

   
 

Highlands Ranch High School 9375 South Cresthill Lane Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80126 303-471-7000

Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |

World History: Dawn of Civilization to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |

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