Students of history and admirers of great men were thrown a bone of contention last week by the Independent (liberal weekly). Arguments raged over the Independent's selections for an "allstar all-American" Administration.
GEORGE WASHINGTON was chosen for President, and not Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, or Calvin Coolidge.
THEODORE ROOSEVELT was chosen Vice President, and not John Adams, John C. Calhoun, Calvin Coolidge or Charles Gates Dawes.
JOHN HAY was chosen Secretary of State, and not John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, James Madison,...