Category: 19th Century

Rifles for Watie

Rifles for Watie

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The invention of the grip cable in 1870s and of electric traction in the late 1880s greatly increased their speed and reliability. The deaconess calling became that of the pastor. There are smaller regional supermarkets, such as Wegmans on the East Coast and H-E-B in Texas. Other madams ruled major portions of the West. On the other hand, same-day reservations are usually easy, and depending on the rules of the fare you purchased, you can change travel plans on the day itself without fees.
Brave Salamander

Brave Salamander

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Modern cell phones will send a GPS fix of your location down to a few meters within a few seconds of dialing 911. They adorned their hair with combs, flowers, leaves, pearls, or jeweled ribbons. He took more moderate positions than traditional New Deal Democrats, including calling for a middle-class tax cut, welfare reform, national service, and such traditionally Republican goals as getting tough on crime. They do not include dirks, bowie knives, and such other weapons as are used in brawls, fights, and riots.
The Devil's Paintbox

The Devil's Paintbox

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Some negro spirituals refer to the Underground Railroad (UGRR), an organization for helping slaves to run away. We were already having enough trouble dealing with the African American issue in the 1890s, and these people thought that by adding the Philippine problem to the mix that the Constitution could collapse. Even grammar books contained passages containing patriotic themes. Many of these areas have Spanish-language radio and television stations, with local, national and Mexican programs.
With Every Drop of Blood: A Novel of the Civil War

With Every Drop of Blood: A Novel of the Civil War

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Jews, especially women, were apparently particularly concerned with clothing as a symbol of American middle-class status. Convinced of the science behind germ theory, doctors and public health officials began testing water, food, and blood samples for traces of specific diseases. First Century of American Independence, 1783-1900 Through the half-century following the Revolutionary War, German immigration increased steadily. You can access these files in two different ways: [1] Click on the thumbnails below to see the files in a program called Zoomify.
The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart (Magic Most

The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart (Magic Most

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The second trend is the increasing productivity of the sector. S. mainland, they are mostly sui generis for each one and don't affect travelers all that much. George Washington (1732–99), leader of the colonial army in the American Revolution, became first president of the United States and is known as the "father of his country." Commercial bakeries, breweries, and meatpackers replaced locally owned operators and drove demand for raw agricultural goods.
Orphan Runaways: The Perilous Escape to Bodie

Orphan Runaways: The Perilous Escape to Bodie

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In 1922, Laughlin published the "Model Eugenical Sterilization Law," declaring all of the following categories of persons as being subject to mandatory sterilization: This law would serve as the blueprint for several U. Gallaudet at Hartford, Conn., April 15, 1817. Inspired by the Second Great Awakening and Transcendentalism, Americans started a number of social reform movements in the antebellum era, including the fight against alcohol and slavery, as well as the fight for public schools, humane prisons and asylums, and women's rights.
Traders in Time: A Dream-Quest Adventure

Traders in Time: A Dream-Quest Adventure

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New York City was hit by the Great September Gale of 1815. While the most illustrious of these is the mystic (Symbolist) chord, other sonorities, often analyzed as subsets of whole-tone and octatonic scales, can also be called symbolic. Similarly, George Cabot--a Federalist and one of the richest men in New England--wrote that society should function like a "well regulated family" with "each one learning his proper place and keeping to it." The saloon was the social club for many immigrants.
Of Phantoms and Fury (Of Monsters and Madness)

Of Phantoms and Fury (Of Monsters and Madness)

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Document 13: "The Perplexed Housekeeper," The Circular, 4 July 1870, p. 128. S. immigrant visa in a lottery open to those from countries that sent fewer than 50,000 immigrants to the United States in the previous five years. These are among the inventions that have made our modern society. In those days, the Irish immigrants had much in common with African-Americans; they might be nicknamed “Negroes turned inside out” while African-Americans would be “smoked Irish”.
The Gentleman Outlaw and Me

The Gentleman Outlaw and Me

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These clashed in the 1840s as a truly great drama of regional conflict began to unfold. A Declaration of Sentiments and eleven other resolutions were adopted with ease, but the proposal for woman suffrage was passed only after impassioned speeches by Stanton and former slave Frederick Douglass, who called the vote the right by which all others could be secured. Madison" was an important boxing match may have some passing familiarity with "Dred Scott." We can formally define agriculture as the cultivation of the soil for food crops, and the breeding, feeding and management of livestock.
Frontier Lady

Frontier Lady

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These quaint religious songs were to the men more than a source of relaxation; they were a stimulus to courage and a tie to heaven. The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall begin at noon on the 3d day of January, unless they shall by law appoint a different day. 3. Southern editors in particular faced hardship during the war, as the northern blockade dried up the supplies they needed to publish. He warned that without some kind of balance between harvesting and cultivation, the oysters of the Chesapeake Bay would soon be wiped out.