Women's Suffrage in America (Eyewitness History (Hardcover))

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The European powers seemed eager to carve up China, but Hay persuaded them to accept compensation to cover their losses. The only paid occupation open to them a gentlewoman was to become a governess under despised conditions and a miserable salary. General causes relating to the demise of these utopian colonies have to be explained individually, as each utopian community faced different circumstances.

The Siege of the Alamo: Soldiering in the Texas Revolution

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President Thomas Jefferson initiated the war to wipe out the pirates of Barbary coast. While William Davis's matter-of-fact Cider Making on Long Island owes a debt to William Sidney Mount's pictures of the same subject (the two artists were friends and painted together) the tedious work of mashing apples by horse cart is made picturesque in Davis's rendering. Nigger-driver second devil, O, gwine away!

Lawmen of the Old West (History Makers (Lucent))

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The Illinois and Michigan Canal, located in part through the heart of the city, was completed in 1848 to link the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River system. The core group of musicians in the first two photographs included three anglo concertinas as well as a banjo, violin, guitar, cornet, and tambourine. Besides water, carbonic acid, and ammonia, plants feed on certain mineral substances, such as lime, potash, magnesia, soda, sulphates, and phosphates.

Longknives: The U.S. Cavalry and Other Mounted Forces,

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How strictly this was adhered to depended upon the couple. As a subset of farmers moved from farming with horse and plow to tractor they were capable of farming much…, much more land. Italian fascism was in a similar manner based on extreme nationalist sentiments. This controversial occupation has been around since long before the founding of America, and became a part of the country soon after it’s discovery. Newspapers in the next century will become much more than clearinghouses of information.

The Pony Express: Bringing Mail to the American West

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What do the posters as well as the representation of the white mob suggest about its class composition? The Republican agenda—increased defense spending and cuts in taxes, social programs, and farm subsidies—had been popularized under the label "Contract with America," the title of a manifesto circulated during the campaign. The first major Polish settlement in Wisconsin (and one of the earliest in the United States) was Polonia in Portage County, though over half of all later immigrants settled in Milwaukee, working as unskilled laborers.

War of 1812 (America at War)

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Instead, they congregated in the cities where they landed, almost all in the northeastern United States. In most of the countries of Europe, this right does not seem to be denied, although it is allowed more or less sparingly, according to circumstances. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) of the Department of Homeland Security, and President Bush were criticized in varying degrees for their lack of adequate response to the disaster. Free, white colonial women typically bore children every two years and had an average of eight children, four of whom might survive to adulthood.

The United States Enters the World Stage: From the Alaska

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The Americans began to once again see the Canadian colonies to their north as a possible staging ground for British subversion or attack, and talk of a rematch of 1812 became louder. Elements of discontinuity involve adoption of different gender roles. These show massive variations in homicide rates...[but] a cluster of samples, however, suggest a typical thirteenth-century rate of around 18 to 23 per 100,000. Believing in "the promise of American life" (the title of a 1909 book by Herbert Croly), reformers in what is known as the Progressive Era advocated laws designed to fulfill that promise.

From Slavery to Freedom with Harriet Tubman (My American

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Read more about the IG Empire--click here. -1925 George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) British (Irish) dramatist, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. anti-semitic; "This is the real enemy, the invader from the East, the Druze, the ruffian, the oriental parasite; in a word: the Jew. [London Morning Post, December 3, 1925] "This craving for bouquets by Jews is a symptom of racial degeneration.

World History Series - The Abolition of American Slavery

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State, 31 Ark. 455 (1876) for the natural right proposition. Most of these maps are "choropleth" maps: they show ethnicity and language in solid colors. Investor's Business Daily, based in Los Angeles, California, also has a national circulation, reaching about 191,846 in 2004. This is a good resource that gives the context for the immigration that occurred between 1820 and 1870. Cherryson, Annia 2010 In the Pursuit of Knowledge: Dissection, Post-Mortem Surgery and the Retention of Body Parts in 18th- and 19thCentury Britain.

Creating America: Beginnings through Reconstruction: Student

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Archaeological (e.g., Chapman 2000; Jones 2005) and bioarchaeological (e.g., Duncan and Schwarz 2014; Geller 2012) research also emphasizes the fragmentary, relational, dividual body and the idea that continued social existence or significance is not predicated upon an intact body. Between the Appalachians and the Rocky Mountains, more than 1,600 km (1,000 mi) to the west, lies the vast interior plain of the United States. That year, 22.7% of the labor force was engaged in manufacturing, extraction, transportation, and crafts.