The History of US Secretaries of State
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Sixty-nine people have been approved by the Senate to hold the position of Secretary of State. One proposed a plan that saved a continent. One wrote a doctrine that protected a hemisphere. One negotiated a purchase that forever changed the boundaries of our country. One negotiated the creation of a foreign country. And six have gone on to become President. Follow the evolution of this office as the United States slowly began to behave as a world power.