Category: 19th Century

Prairie Songs (A Harper Trophy Book)

Prairie Songs (A Harper Trophy Book)

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Nearly the same number of male and female high school graduates went to college directly from high school, with women slightly in the majority (917,000 compared to 905,000). The commissioners employed James Thompson to survey and plat the town of Chicago, which at the time had a population of less than 100. Tom Thumb (2011), about Lavinia Warren Stratton, a 32-inch-tall woman who won fame as a member of P. S.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; engraved image; history; illustrative technique ;...
The Far West (Frontier Magic Book 3)

The Far West (Frontier Magic Book 3)

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Unauthorized Foreigners in the United States: 1980–2000 Unauthorized foreigners, also known as undocumented workers and illegal aliens, are foreigners who enter the United States without inspection at ports of entry or who enter legally but then violate the terms of their entry by, for example, going to work after admission as a tourist or not departing as scheduled. Maryland imposes a minimum size for harvestable oysters.
Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs

Letters from a Slave Girl: The Story of Harriet Jacobs

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Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), its main proponent, predicted its effects: First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually. But the essentials of European welfare states and labor relations have remained (Western, 1997; Golden and Pontusson, 1992). By the 1880s, a circular staircase leading to the roof added more seating on top. The expression “smoke filled room” belongs in the past. In order to enter the race for influence, Mahan contended, the United States had to expand its depleted merchant marine, acquire overseas naval bases, build up a large navy, and find markets abroad.
Freedom Knows No Color (Passages to History)

Freedom Knows No Color (Passages to History)

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By the 1940s and 1950s, Jewish women were the vast majority of all public school teachers in New York City, which at that time had the world’s largest public school system. With the specialization of the study and practice of the healing art has come a tendency to maintain hospitals for a restricted class of patients. Microbrews, also called "craft beers", are often inventive and experimental; some are excellent examples of classic beer styles, while others push the limits and develop new, unique flavors.
War And Redemption

War And Redemption

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It is worth noting and perhaps somewhat ironic that the majority of instruments played in this country in the 19th century were made in Germany and also had accordion-style reeds. The white light of the corona is accounted for by the reflection of that of the photosphere, very much as our own evening and morning twilight is produced by the reflection of the solar rays in our atmosphere." The third was the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), which promotes free trade by establishing rules for its member states.
The Vespertine (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

The Vespertine (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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What we know less about is any overall accounts dealing with how slaves were cared for, including their nutrition, clothing, medical care, and other indices of welfare. The emergence of the carte de visite hastened the demise of the daguerreotype, which could not compete with this cheaper, faster, easily reproducible, less fragile, more portable form of photograph. The characteristic feature of Jewish migration was the migration of whole families.
Turn Homeward, Hannalee

Turn Homeward, Hannalee

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Despite the establishment of colleges for women and minorities, higher education remained, by and large, the domain of the upper-class white male. He conquered the island and its few Spanish defenders easily. Of course, American Muslims, like Americans from other religious groups, participate in American political life. From 2004 until April 2012, we had a store for anyone in the Paradise, California area and have had customers come to our store from as far away as Australia, Germany and Spain, as well as from around the United States.
The Luxe

The Luxe

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In 1986, Congress passed legislation that sought to limit the numbers of undocumented or illegal aliens living in America, imposing stiff fines on employers who hired them and giving legal status to a number of aliens who had already lived in the United States for some time. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1912. pp. 296-324. Shakespeare unfortunately planned his great plays for a stage still more or less medieval; and his masterpieces have to be modified and rearranged before they can conform to the conditions of the modern theater.
The House of Dies Drear

The House of Dies Drear

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By 1840, there were more than 70 institutions of higher education, offering both theological and more practical training. When a ship docked, the captain had to submit a manifest that listed all immigrants on board. The last of these occurred around 4,000 years ago when the Inuit and Aleut peoples arrived in what is now Alaska from northeastern Asia. This collection of letters between undocumented immigrants in California and their families in Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador reveals the other side of the story.
Daughter of Winter

Daughter of Winter

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It employed two-phase AC techniques invented by Nikola Tesla and was thus more efficient than previous alternating current systems. See supra notes 310-16 and accompanying text. 63 7. McGuire, "They Settled in Missouri's Rhineland," St. S. citizenship: One is through being born in the United States. Nikola Tesla invents the AC motor and transformer. A symbol came to be etched in common cultural perception as a type of visible sign for something invisible. Many remembered the crusade of abolitionism, and were ready to apply the same standards of human rights to people in faraway lands.