"I promise to use what brains I have to meet problems with intelligence and courage"
"I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!"
"How well did [women] come across on the Mayflower? Terrific. How well did they go across the prairies and settle the West in their covered wagons? Great...Why can't we fly and go into space?"
"This is the greatest country under the sun. But we must not let our love of country, our patriotic loyalty cause us to abate one whit in our protest against wrong and injustice."
You know the highlights of the story, thanks to history textbooks, a Broadway musical, the movie version of the Broadway musical, the PBS mini-series, the revival of the Broadway musical ...the HBO mini-series, New York Times bestselling books, and maybe even from the supernatural-thriller TV series Sleepy Hollow...