The consensus among economic (but not maritime) historians that maritime technology was more or less stagnant for 300 years until iron steamships appeared in the mid-19th century is largely based on indirect measures, such as changes in the cost of shipping freight or the length of voyages. This column instead looks directly at how the speed of ships in different winds
At 17 years old, the future president seemed to understand that the value of an elite education is in the status it offers.
Mostly forgotten now, “Gabriel Over the White House” is worth watching to understand the Trump era.
“The left is terrible at meetings. They tell other people what to do. No one wants to do anything themselves. These online initiatives amount to nothing.”