12 Dec

United States History: Beginnings to 1914: Student Edition

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Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs." For their part, Native Americans told researchers that they believed they continued to face prejudice and mistreatment in the broader society. There was, too, a fairly substantial minority --known as afrancesados "Pro-French"—who accepted and even supported French intervention. It was state support that forced powerful French employers to accept unions.

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11 Dec

Dred Scott V. Sandford: The Pursuit of Freedom (Great

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In part because of religious doctrine and in part because those were dangerous times, sects such as the Puritans, or "Pilgrims," who began Plymouth Colony in 1620, promoted educational teachings with little sugarcoating for the children. The fact that there is some truth to both positions may make resolution difficult, but team-building experts say it can be done if both camps can agree upon a shared vision for technology in education. After two decades of prosperity, Americans experienced an economic downturn in the 1970s, a period known for the unprecedented combination of lagging economic growth and inflation that gave birth to the term stagflation.

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11 Dec

The United States Enters the World Stage: 1867 - 1919 (The

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When hostilities broke out between Mexico City and these so-called "Texians," U. Many Jews emigrated or joined radical movements. In 1898, after a generation of political manipulations that included indirectly sponsoring a coup, Washington signed a treaty of annexation with the Kingdom of Hawaii. Thus, there is an increasing risk of introduction of these “exotic” pathogens to urban conglomerates where mosquito vectors are present or have the potential to become established (e.g., Miami, Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, D.

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11 Dec

Jim Bowie: Frontier Legend, Alamo Hero (The Library of

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Standing armies were still considered dangerous. They advocated a strong navy, economic gain and military security. Contains seal and carries signature of John Hancock, governor of Massachusetts. The “red-light district,” or the place in a city where commercial sex is isolated or encouraged (or both), might be a concept now most associated with Europe and Asia, but it's an American invention. Prominent though it was, nursing was not the only type of service for which deaconess sisters were trained.

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11 Dec

James Garfield (Presidents & Their Times)

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The theater was even beginning to attract the poets; and Hauptmann and Rostand, D'Annunzio and Phillips, having mastered the methods of the modern stage, and having ascertained its limitations and its possibilities, proved that there need be no more talk of divorce between poetry and the drama. Edison made small lapel lights which he gave to friends. Bell, Edward L. 1990 The Historical Archaeology of Mortuary Behavior: Coffin Hardware from Uxbridge, Massachusetts. After the Revolution, the leaders of the states created a constitution in 1787 and a Bill of Rights in 1791.

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11 Dec

Slavery (History Firsthand)

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The economic effect of electric lighting went far beyond increasing the workday. The detachment of Marines, under the command of Lieutenant Presley O'Bannon, led a frontal assault on a harbor fort at the Battle of Derna. His discussion of constitutional amendments amounted to summary quotations of Amendments four through eight, with no mention of Amendments one through three, nine, or ten. His sisters were Jane, Mary, Elizabeth, Marta, Lucy and Anna.

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10 Dec

Abraham Lincoln (Presidents and Their Decisions)

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During the last three decades of the 20th century, scholars of ethnohistory, of the "new Indian history," and of Native American studies forcefully demonstrated that to understand American history and the American experience, one must include American Indians. Yet the Republicans still saw a violation of the Second Amendment: some of the state's citizens were being disarmed because they considered the current state government illegitimate. On 22 November 1963, President Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through Dallas, Texas; hours later, Vice President Lyndon B.

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10 Dec

Great Figures of the Wild West (American Profiles (Facts on

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This left a geographically and culturally fractured Canada dreading a long-term, solitary confrontation with a hostile and strengthening local power. Contracts were periodically negotiated providing for the exchange of good wages for cooperative workplace relations. But the commission�s decision had to be ratified by Congress. Membership reached 20,000 in 1881 and grew to 100,000 in 1885. Native American leisure time led to competitive individual and team sports.

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10 Dec

Remme's Ride for the Gold

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With an ominous new international threat looming, Americans were becoming less inclined to worry about differences among their own subcultures. Underground laboratories began production. Clark Hare, American Constitutional Law (Boston, Little, Brown 1889); see also Francis Samuel Philbrick, John Innes Clark Hare, in Dict. 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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10 Dec

Cholera: Curse of the Nineteenth Century (Epidemic!)

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Half-mourning: To have a black eye from a blow. They were drawn to the glamour and convenience of the stores that sold everything from cosmetics to cooking utensils. The Carnegie Steel Company used precise accounting systems to track the costs of all processes and materials involved in making steel. Expansion westward seemed perfectly natural to many Americans in the mid-nineteenth century. The eighties also witnessed a crisis in the banking industry, caused by a combination of factors, including high inflation and interest rates, problem loans to developing countries, and speculative real estate ventures that caused thousands of banks to fail when the real estate boom of the early eighties collapsed.

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