Category: 1800s

OLD GRANDDAD'S CHILDRENS STORIES (none)

OLD GRANDDAD'S CHILDRENS STORIES (none)

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He felt that all powers given to the National Government were enumerated. Angry confrontations, including some of the most violent guerrilla warfare in American history, became an everyday fact of life in this region, as the two sides lived side-by-side and confronted one another on a daily basis. Editors continued to take strong stands on national political events as well, with the impeachment and trial of Andrew Johnson and the increasingly corrupt administration of Ulysses S.
Battle Lines Undrawn

Battle Lines Undrawn

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There are 116,000 people in the United States who are employed by railways. By identifying the factors associated with key family-status transitions of the aging population in the later 19th century, I hope to shed light on processes of intergenerational family formation and dissolution. October 17, 1961 Denver, Colorado Tennyson Beard, 14, got into an argument with William Hachmeister, 15, at Morey Junior High School. According to 2004 American Community Survey estimates, about 75.6% of the total population are white, 12.1% are blacks and African Americans, and 4.2% are Asian.
Burden of Honor (Between Two Flags Series #3)

Burden of Honor (Between Two Flags Series #3)

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As late as 1900, only 5 percent of the Southern labor force, most of it white, worked in industry. The numbers were up sharply from the previous year’s total of 43.6 million. Illegal immigration may be as high as 1,500,000 per year with a net of at least 700,000 illegal immigrants arriving every year. [73] [74] Immigration led to a 57.4% increase in foreign born population from 1990 to 2000. [75] While immigration has increased drastically over the last century, the foreign born share of the population was still higher in 1900 (about 20%) than it is today (about 10%).
Little House in the Big Woods

Little House in the Big Woods

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In 2000, some 193 newspapers aimed partially or wholly at African Americans were published in the United States. Although Delaware is the second smallest state in the United States, its population was approximately 112,216 at the beginning of the war. For months now the papers had been painting in lurid detail the horrors of Cuban life under oppressive Spanish rule. Any search more intrusive than a bag search is rare and is usually indicated only if some sort of probable cause has been established through questioning or during the bag search to suggest suspicious activity.
Wintering Well

Wintering Well

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Note: These queries are from early years of the WVGenWeb Project. Mathematician Norbert Wiener (1894–1964) developed the science of cybernetics. The more nearly equal a country's income distribution, the closer its Lorenz curve to the 45 degree line and the lower its Gini index, e.g., a Scandinavian country with an index of 25. Corry, who replaced David Roderick in 1989, assured Forbes that USX would not abandon its roots. "We're not running away from steel," he said. "We're making it a better business."
My Darlin' Clementine

My Darlin' Clementine

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Because they lived so close to nature, all Native American peoples from the Stone Age to the modern era knew that death from hunger, disease, or enemies was . Issues of identity and race were explored by earlier American black writers. Aggrieved by such practices, farmers soon tried to curb the power of railroad corporations. It is more likely that the low wages offered by these factories explains the recruitment of female laborers, whose other options may include even less desirable seasonal and temporary work.
Daria Solves a Mystery: The Civil War in Ohio (1862)

Daria Solves a Mystery: The Civil War in Ohio (1862)

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This was an international agreement signed in 1919 that ended WWI. After the introduction of Cyrus McCormick’s reaper in the 1840s, the same farmer tripled his wheat harvest. S. as much oil as it wanted (this was called an "oil embargo"). [165] The Middle East became very important in American foreign policy after several Americans were kidnapped in Iran in 1979. [182] In the 1980s, people in the U. About 1 percent of all households and 2 percent of poor households have other “severe physical problems.” The most common is repeated heating breakdowns. [41] The American Housing Survey also indicates that 6.8 percent of the poor and 3.5 percent of total households have “moderate physical problems.” The most common moderate physical problems are upkeep problems, lack of a full kitchen, and use of unvented oil, kerosene, or gas heaters as the primary heat source. [42] Essential Needs.
The Bite of the Gold Bug: A Story of the Alaskan Gold Rush

The Bite of the Gold Bug: A Story of the Alaskan Gold Rush

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Most of those—4,145—were paid for by subscribers, and another 1,065 circulated for free. Although the Quakers, Dutch Reformed, and other denominations operated schools during the colonial period, one of the largest explosions of parochial schools occurred between 1880 and 1910 with the influx of Catholic immigrants from Poland, Spain, Italy, Ireland, and other European countries. Awards include the Golden Outhouse (given to the best overall film in the festival) and Silver Outhouses (given to exceptional films that warrant merit of an award each year).
Elsie at Viamede (Elsie Dinsmore Collection) (Elsie Dinsmore

Elsie at Viamede (Elsie Dinsmore Collection) (Elsie Dinsmore

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Quadroon and octoroon remain in the historical record only as a failed experiment even though, as the new century approached, the American racial order remained unsettled on the question of whether mixed-race individuals were importantly different from their single-race counterparts. In 1784, when the American War for Independence was barely over, the first ship to sail under an American flag left New York. This was a major factor leading up to the Civil War.
Kalona's Fall: A House of Night Novella (House of Night

Kalona's Fall: A House of Night Novella (House of Night

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This is a form of social action which was widely used during India's quest for independence in the early 20th century and the American Civil Rights movement in the 1960s. As America entered the 20th Century, the Democratic Party became dominant in local urban politics. The budget impasse grew into a threat once again to deny an increase in the national debt ceiling, potentially resulting in a more severe curtailment of government operations and debt payments as well as international financial difficulties (because of the role played by the dollar as a reserve currency).