18 Feb

The Declaration of Independence (Understanding American

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British taxation fell disproportionately on poor white laborers and indentured servants. Building a �righteous nation� that would be independent of whites was the goal. Indeed, there is evidence of a modest decline in opiate addiction from the peak in the 1890s until 1914" (Brecher, 1972). If you call or write the state Commerce department, they can also mail you information. Hold your light, Hold your light, Hold your light on Canaan's shore. The objective was to install a new ruler.

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18 Feb

The Louisiana Purchase in American History

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As department stores increased in size and sales, their store announcements expanded down the column, spanned adjoining columns and eventually filled whole pages. He never deviated from the words he wrote to his good friend Owen Wister: "I entirely agree with you that as a race and in the mass they are altogether inferior to whites." ["Letters of Theodore Roosevelt", ed. Despite the establishment of colleges for women and minorities, higher education remained, by and large, the domain of the upper-class white male.

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18 Feb

America in the 1900s (Decades of Twentieth-Century America)

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In solemnly affirming that a well-regulated militia is necessary to the security of a free State, and that, in order to train properly that militia, the unlimited right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be impaired, are not the sovereign people of the State committed by this pledge to preserve this right inviolate? (252) The right of the whole people, old and young, men, women and boys, and not militia only, to keep and bear arms of every description, and not such merely as are used by the militia, shall not be infringed, curtailed, or broken in upon, in the smallest degree; and all this for the important end to be attained: the rearing up and qualifying a well-regulated militia, so vitally necessary to the security of a free State.

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18 Feb

The Prairie Schooners

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The money was used to expand the influence of organized crime into gambling, prostitution, narcotics, and some legitimate businesses. The war ended in 1783 with recognition of the independence of the United States by Great Britain, and was the first successful war of independence against a European colonial empire. [26] The current constitution was adopted in 1788, after the Articles of Confederation, adopted in 1781, were felt to have provided inadequate federal powers. The links below are listed in chronological order.

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17 Feb

Lewis and Clark (World Explorers)

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Because society had such strict rules about God’s existence, doctors were not taught to be accepting of differences, which is such a frightening thought! (Poudba & Tianen, 98) Overwork and Domestic Troubles – This reason almost makes me laugh because of just how ludicrous the reasoning was! This sentiment carried over to the coinage, despite the Constitutional separation of church and state. This interest was rather increased by the fact that I had for many years heard of this class of songs under the name of 'Negro Spirituals', and had even heard some of them sung by friends from South Carolina.

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17 Feb

The Scottsboro Case (Landmark Events in American History)

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However, over the past 200 years extensive hydrological engineering has been completed — mostly by Canada — to allow for full navigation on the lakes. A significant food processing industry is also present in Milwaukee, because it is a major focus for the middle Dairy Belt of the state. If we are to erect this complaint against disarming part of the people into a general principle, it must be that in order to maintain freedom we must keep alive both the spirit and the means of resistance to government whenever "government is in rebellion against the people," that being a phrase of the time.

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17 Feb

Gettysburg: The True Account of Two Young Heroes in the

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The Civil War was a showcase not only of internal turmoil but also of rapid industrialization. It is hardly necessary to remark that this guaranty is absolutely inconsistent with permitting a portion of our citizens to be enslaved. At its best, it's pork or beef ribs, beef brisket, or pork shoulder slowly wood smoked for hours. But in 1887 Graves returned to Paris to study figure painting at the atelier of Jean Paul Laurens. Abraham Lincoln takes the presidential oath of office; Southern Confederacy ratifies a new Constitution, elects Jefferson Davis as first Confederate president; Civil War begins.

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17 Feb

Black, Blue & Gray: African Americans In The Civil War

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Popular coastal resorts include those of Florida, California, and Cape Cod in Massachusetts. The OPT scheme also allows foreigners who graduate from a U. Oberlin College in Ohio was the first coeducational college in America, opening its doors to women in 1833. London Oxford University Press. 1902; reprinted 1960. Thus the inner life shall triumph over the outer world; triumph over it in such a way that the outer world will itself proclaim the former's victory, by which sensuous appearance must sink into worthlessness...."

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17 Feb

Warfare in the 19th Century (History of Warfare (Raintree

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The pretext for such handouts was that the donations would allow government officials to exercise oversight over the roads themselves. The average yearly rainfall is 114 cm (45 in), mostly during the summer months. This limitation left the whole remaining mass of power subject to the clause reserving it to the States or to the people, and rendered unnecessary any specification of reserved rights. Many of the domestic animals that are important in the economy of the state—cattle, horses, sheep, goats, and hogs—were introduced by the Spanish, but some 150 mammals are native to Texas.

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17 Feb

Gone A-Whaling: The Lure of the Sea and the Hunt for the

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On January 1, 1892, Annie Moore, a teenager from County Cork, Ireland, was the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island. Immediately after they shall be assembled in Consequence of the first Election, they shall be divided as equally as may be into three Classes. England's first vessels to make regular trips across the ocean, were the ships, Sirius and Great Western, in 1838, each averaging seven and a half knots an hour. But more practically speaking, America's new industries and booming frontier towns demanded large quantities of cheap labor.

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