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And 1940 is a Leap Year

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Leap Years, in which the month of February has an extra day, occur only once every four years. On that extra day, marvelous and extraordinary things can happen.

As it turns out, the 1940 was a leap year, and also a presidential election year. In a marvelous event, Incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt campaigned and was successfully elected to a third…

"Marching Through Georgia?"

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Marching through Georgia? Maybe not, by the looks of President Franklin D. Roosevelt! At one point during World War II, FDR considered sending American troops through Russia’s neighbor Georgia as a way to approach the Nazi Army. However, his plans were foiled because of an already strong Nazi presence there. Instead of sticking it out, FDR…