Angelina Grimke: Voice of Abolition

Ellen H. Todras

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Baker Jr.’s excellent book, The Gentleman’s Companion, was published, the author noted that vodka was “unnecessary to medium or small bars.” There was, however, another factor that worried the post-Prohibition whiskey men: Their supplies of aged whiskey were critically low. Although these portraits are often called "dead presidents," three of them, Hamilton, Franklin, and Chase, were never Presidents. The wealthier men who paid their way received land grants known as headrights, to encourage settlement.

Jump Ropes, Jacks, and Endless Chores: Children's Lives in

Matthew Strange

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Import volume also reached a record high of 322 million pounds (up 16 percent from a year earlier). C.: Government Printing Office, 1975. [ Van Pelt Reference Stacks: HA202 A385 1975] Most comprehensive compendium of historical U. Compared to Western European Democracies, there are an extraordinary number of elected positions in the United States. As naval technology advanced, the ships themselves also required coal, which necessitated a constellation of coaling stations near any theaters of operation.

The Rise of American Capitalism: The Growth of American

J T Moriarty

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The bonds were sold not only in Britain, but in Holland and, to a lesser extent, elsewhere on the European continent. This was the name for the Soviet Union's program of unmanned space objects that were launched in the 1950s. Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district special election, 1820: A special election was held to fill the seat representing Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district following Fullerton's resignation. This is the term given to a law that a judicial body overturns because it violates basic or specific rules of the government.

The Weeping Time (We the People: Civil War Era)

Jason Skog

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Soaring oil prices between 2005 and the first half of 2008 threatened inflation and unemployment, as higher gasoline prices ate into consumers' budgets. Food festivals are very popular in the Midwest. Dates of case files vary with the office. List of Chinese certificates of identity issued, 1911-1938. As the cost of imported oil rose in the mid-1970s, however, Congress became increasingly concerned with reducing the trade imbalance by discouraging "dumping" of foreign goods on the US market.

Off Like the Wind!: The First Ride of the Pony Express

Michael P. Spradlin, Layne Johnson

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Specific issues with licensing of broadcast stations and broadcast journalists are dealt within the section State Regulation of Broadcast Media. For the remainder of the war, Kentucky was the target of Confederate raids by John Hunt Morgan, William Quantrill, Nathan Bedford Forrest and “Sue” Mundy. In September, Massachusetts Governor Gage seizes that colony's arsenal of weapons at Charlestown. 1774 - September 5 to October 26, the First Continental Congress meets in Philadelphia with 56 delegates, representing every colony, except Georgia.

The Oregon Trail (Essential Events (ABDO))

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In 1890 at the Battle of Wounded Knee federal troops fired on a group of Sioux and massacred from 150 to 370 men, women, and children. Industrialization of the United States Industrialization of the United States The history of the... The Quasi-War was officially fought from July 7, 1798, until the signing of the Treaty of Mortefontaine on September 30, 1800. Rejecting broad alliances along class lines, alliances uniting workers on the basis of their lack of property and their common relationship with capitalists, craft unions followed a narrow strategy, uniting workers with the same skill against both the capitalists and against workers in different trades.

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln (Graphic History)

Kay Melchisedech Olson

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In her analysis of Judith Katz’s White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training (Katz 1978), Alcoff describes Katz’s depiction of how she came to terms with the depth of her own racism as a painful, demoralizing process that threatened her self-trust. While some of the poor face significant material hardship, formulating a sound, long-term anti-poverty policy that addresses the causes as well as the symptoms of poverty will require honest and accurate information. For this reason, the colonial practices that freed slaves who converted to Christianity quickly faded away.

Off the Map: The Journals of Lewis and Clark

Peter Roop, Connie Roop

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Due to the winner-take-all electoral system, smaller "third parties" as they are known to Americans are rarely competitive in any elections at any level, and the Democrats and Republicans have won every single presidential election since 1848. Performance arts include many original genres of modern dancing that have influenced by classical forms as well as American traditions, such as jazz. Washington, DC:US Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF),1 January. (Q6722) Full Citation Krouse, William J.2012.‘Gun Trafficking and Straw Purchases.’ Gun Control Legislation.

The Mormon Trail (Watts Library: American West)

Liz Sonneborn

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C. [550] STS-1: The Space Shuttle Columbia was launched, being the first flight of NASA's Space Shuttle program. [551] Hyatt Regency walkway collapse: A hotel walkway collapsed in Kansas City, Missouri, killing 114 and injuring over two hundred. [552] MTV, the first 24-hour cable network dedicated to airing music videos, was launched. [553] Reaganomics: The Kemp-Roth Tax Cut was signed into law. [554] Sandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, becoming the first woman to serve on the court. [555] President Reagan signed NDSS 17, authorizing the beginning of CIA support for contra rebels in Nicaragua. [556] Anti-nuclear protests were held at Central Park in New York City, with nearly one million peaceful demonstrators protesting the arms race. [557] Multinational forces, including 800 Marines, were deployed to Lebanon to oversee the withdrawal of Palestine Liberation Organization after Lebanese Civil War. [558] 1983 United States embassy bombing: The U.

A Day That Changed America: Gettysburg

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Third, religious leaders supported efforts to spread Christianity to foreign peoples. The US-Mexico border is vulnerable to high levels of drug trafficking, so vehicles crossing may be X-rayed or searched by a drug-sniffing dog. The RIA remained law until 1967 when the U. Little reason remained for the CIO to remain independent. Work! - Are you thinking that school is boring and that it would be more fun to be out working? The Story of Tobacco, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949, 11, 99-101, 106107, 117, 169, 247, 256. "Study Says Cigarette Smoke Also May Harm Nonusers," Washington Post (Washington, D.