May 27, 2013

Don't Underestimate the Power of One

Don't underestimate the power of one.

  • In 1645, one vote gave Oliver Cromwell control of England
  • In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England to be executed
  • in 1776, one vote gave America the English language instead of German
  • In 1845, one vote brought Texas into the Union
  • In 1868, one vote saved President Andrew Johnson from impeachment
  • In 1875, one vote changed France from a monarchy to a republic
  • In 1876, one vote gave Rutherford B. Hayes the United States presidency
  • In 1923, one vote gave Adolph Hitler control of the Nazi party
  • In 1941, one vote saved the Selective Service System just 12 weeks before Pearl Harbor
The power of one. 

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