Here are some one liners...
Attitude Adjustment in Progress -- A radical change in thinking is underway so I am pointing that out.
Tejas is a State of Mind, and a State of Mexico -- Mexico wins its independence from Spain but will soon become an empire that includes Texas.
Russia, the Pacific Northwest, and the Monroe Doctrine -- Russia expands its claim from Alaska into Oregon and then backs off. This triggers President Monroe to start thinking about the Monroe Doctrine.
In Other News -- The microphone, the electric motor, and Popcorn.