Category Archives: 1800s

Pioneers Go West (Landmark Books)

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The Acela Express features comfortable first class intercity service, but can be quite expensive. The Republicans were unified anti-slavery politicians, whose later interests in invention, economic progress, women's rights and suffrage, freedman's rights, progressive taxation, wealth creation, election reforms, temperance, and prohibition eventually clashed with the Taft - Roosevelt split in 1912. In part, we're just noticing now [!] because of social media [!] and our capacity to see in intimate detail the hardships that people are going through.

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The Great Little Madison

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App. 165 (1981)) Kentucky law holds that a person witnessing a felony must take affirmative steps to prevent it, if possible. (See Gill v. What is more, although the South fell behind the North and Great Britain in its level of manufacturing, it compared favorably to other advanced countries of the time. A hamburger and french fries may be a quick lunch picked up at a fast food restaurant. Other responses ranged from bizarre local laws (such as California's tax on the hiring of Chinese-American laborers) to outright violence (such as Oregon's Chinese Massacre of 1887, in which 31 Chinese Americans were murdered by an angry white mob).

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The Transcontinental Railroad: Tracks Across America (High

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In Mississippi in 1839, followed by New York in 1848 and Massachusetts in 1854, passed laws allowing married women to own property and to separate from their husbands. The attempt of the Greenback party to combine sponsorship of free coinage of silver (see free silver ) and other aids to the debtor class with planks favorable to labor failed, but reform forces gathered strength, as witnessed by the rise of the Populist party. Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce. Its always a justification later the more.

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Can You Sing "The Star-Spangled Banner"? (Cloverleaf Books:

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The Smithsonian Institute in Washington, DC, sponsors 18 national museums and the National Zoo. In early 2001, the government projected a budget surplus of $275 billion for the fiscal year ending that September. Sales increased in England after television cigarette advertisements were banned in 1965. Impact of the Market Revolution—the Northeast. The purpose of the album is to add a visual aspect to the.

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Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty

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The decade of 1970–79 had the most homes built, with 21,462,868 units, 17.6% of the existing stock. Remove from the water and rub butter or margarine over the corn. Occupations requiring nurturing skills, such as teaching and nursing, are still predominantly female. Noah Webster (1758–1843) was the outstanding US lexicographer, and Melvil Dewey (1851–1931) was a leader in the development of library science. Crime statistics are often better indicators of prevalence of law enforcement and willingness to report crime, than actual prevalence.

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Marvelous Mattie: How Margaret E. Knight Became an Inventor

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Of the others, all except two ended with one newspaper failing, moving to weekly publication, or merging with the other paper. During the 1870's and 1880's, the United States paid relatively little attention to foreign affairs. Bryan electrified the Democratic convention with a powerful denunciation of the gold standard. Each side suffered setbacks in the face of hostile moral and political views held by local civilians. As director of the CIA during the Kennedy administration, this man was criticized for the failure of the Bay of Pigs Invasion.

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Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark (Lewis & Clark

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Ambridge Washington County New York but the call was. 304. With the two parties tied 65–65 in the Electoral College in the autumn of 1800, the last state to vote, South Carolina, chose eight Democratic-Republicans to award the election to Jefferson and Burr. The Salem Witchcraft papers. 1977) [Good, Dorothy? Dewey, and South Carolina Governor Strom Thurmond, in what is regarded as one of the biggest upsets in American political history. [287] [288] [289] The Polaroid camera was first offered for sale. [290] In the 1949 State of the Union Address, President Truman proposed the unsuccessful Fair Deal; his administration's agenda for economic and domestic policy. [291] North Atlantic Treaty: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was founded. [292] The Nuremberg Trials ended, with the convictions of 24 major Nazi political and military leaders, among others. [293] [294] The National Security Amendments of 1949 was signed into law by President Truman, renaming the Department of War the Department of Defense. [295] Second Red Scare: McCarthyism, the term to describe "the practice of making unfair allegations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially of pro-Communist activity" of Senator Joseph McCarthy, [297] began after heightened fears of Communist influence in America.

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A History of US: Book 2: Making Thirteen Colonies

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An act was signed into law which established the National Highway System and authorized federal grants to the states for its maintenance. The student-to-teacher ratio for primary school was at about 14:1 in 2003; the ratio for secondary school was about 15:1. The four major national carriers are AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile, which operate boutiques in most, if not all, metropolitan areas and offer pre-paid service. Democrats tend to support federal funding for social programs that favor minorities, the environment, and women's rights.

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James Beckwourth: Mountaineer, Scout and Pioneer (Signature

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Purchase or possession by misrepresentation of age a misdemeanor. As America's population grew, and modes of transportation grew sophisticated, one-room common schools began closing in favor of the establishment of larger elementary schools for grades one through eight. In general, the Coast Guard, Canal and Seaway authorities go out of their way to help recreational boaters. In the Pacific Northwest, this legislation mandated the protection of the spotted owl habitat, prohibiting logging in areas with owl nests.

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Erie Canal (Expansion of America)

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Unionization rates by industry in the United States, 1880-2000 Note: This table shows the unionization rate, the share of workers belonging to unions, in different industries in the United States, 1880-1996. The cost of the program is approximately $7 billion annually. Tara, a professional woman, artist, wife and mother, diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder (formerly referred to as MPD - Multiple Personality Disorder) stops taking her medication and struggles to unite her "alters" (alternate personalities.) As the seemingly disparate portions of her psyche seek to combine and peaceably co-exist, Tara, her husband, their kids, family and friends deal with the fallout, life and various morons who do not know their schizophrenia from their MPD.

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