Let My People Go: African Americans 1804-1860 (The Young

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In 1900, it seemed the white South had won, but history would look very different if the Confederacy emerged victorious. A later attempt to leave this question tothe individual states---thus ending the Missouri compromise---only raised further problems and resulted in violence in Kansas. Wills turned next to a twelve acre plot on Cemetery Hill only to discover that McConaughy had also arranged to purchase that land which adjoined the town's private Evergreen Cemetery. Letter, 27 December 1864, from Henry Addison Lowry (b. ca. 1822) to his wife Telitha A.

American to the Backbone: The Life of James W. C.

Christopher L. Webber

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It takes 42 years of courageous struggle to finally ratify it in 1920. 1890-1920: Some states grant women the right to vote. His rise to prominence began during this time. Lovejoy and one of his supporters darted into the darkness to over-turn the ladder, for they knew they would be doomed if a fire was set. The Arkansas phase of this operation (which would come to be known as the Camden Expedition ) called for a Union army under Steele’s command to move southwest from Little Rock toward Shreveport, Louisiana, where it would meet another Union army moving north from New Orleans, Louisiana.

The Coming of The Civil War

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He contributed towards making Lincoln President, on condition that Lincoln made him secretary of State, an office which is in some measure comparable with that of a British Prime Minister. New England and the Middle Atlantic states were the main centers of manufacturing, commerce and finance. Augustine Examiner) - May 4, 1861 The St Johns Mirror has the following: This Road has its terminal at Tocoi, on the St John's River and St Augustine, it is all graded save one mile and a half, the cross ties are upon the line, and there on laid about three and a half miles, with iron on hand to complete the track for seven miles or about half the entire road.

Lewis Tappan and the Evangelical War Against Slavery,

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To help steal a horse or a cow was a low crime, but to help a hunted slave, or feed him or shelter him, or hide him, or comfort him, in his troubles, his terrors, his despair, or hesitate to promptly to betray him to the slave-catcher when opportunity offered was a much baser crime, & carried with it a stain, a moral smirch which nothing could wipe away. It was a theme he would repeat throughout his Presidency. Letter, 7 May 1863, from Preston Trotter (ca. 1795-1866) of Rockbridge County, Virginia, to John A.

The Philosopher Abolitionist: Willian L. Garrison's Life in

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The West, too, developed a strong sectional feeling, blending its sense of its uniqueness, its feeling of being looked down upon as raw and uncultured, and its awareness that it was being exploited by the businessmen of the East. Death came in many forms—disease, prisons, bullets, even lightning and bee stings, took men slowly or suddenly. After this battle the Confederates no longer controlled Indian Territory north of the Arkansas River. 6.

American Mediterranean: Southern Slaveholders in the Age of

Matthew Pratt Guterl

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General Jackson moved his men by rail to join General Lee outside Richmond for a counterattack against General McClellan. Besides land grants along the right-of-way, each railroad was subsidized $16,000 for each mile (1.60 km) built over an easy grade, $32,000 in the high plains, and $48,000 for each mile in the mountains. This laxity on the part of the South may be justified on the ground that Confederacy 5. Many longed for new nations built around bonds of heritage, imagined and real (6).

Making Freedom Pay: North Carolina Freedpeople Working for

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One familiar flag story is the incident involving future Confederate spy Belle Boyd. Also includes dividend and stock certificates, dated 1880-1903, for a number of companies including, Richmond and St. Queen Victoria was eager to meet the famous author, but was urged by advisors not to receive such a controversial figure. Religion and prayer were important to her, as she often referred to them in her entries. Abolitionists, who had been political outsiders as radical agitators throughout the antebellum period, now walked the halls of power as influential advocates for the slave, though a sizeable minority advocated emigration outside the United States in the 1850s.

Runaway Slave Advertisements: Vol 3, A Documentary History

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Prior to the election of 2000, Jeb Bush the Republican Governor of Florida — and brother of Presidential candidate George Bush — hires a private company long associated with the Republican party to "purge" the Florida voting rolls of "ineligible" voters. List includes the date, name of claimant, and amount of claim. As 16 million American men went off to fight, women essentially took over maintenance of the U. Kakuske, Louis F. "Pursuit Through Arkansas."

The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and

Dylan C. Penningroth

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For the lovely ladies of the south, they may have used warm colors for the quilts they tried to sell to raise money. Includes contracts with the Confederate States government concerning the removal of iron from the company for war purposes and damage claims. Site includes links to several WPA memoirs of South Carolina women during the war, detailed information about fashion and fabrics of the times, and a bibliography of suggested readings. Although this may not be true, I was forced to learn two forms of English, and expected to know when and where to use each dialect.

Domesticating Slavery: The Master Class in Georgia and South

Jeffrey Robert Young

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Letters, 1862-1864, of the Dewese family consisting of letter, 25 November 1862, from George Dewese (1843-1864) of Company K, 56th North Carolina Infantry, to his sister H. In his letter, Alton directs mail to be sent to him in Company D, but the roster of Indiana soldiers states he served in Company A. Worse, in Northern eyes, any ordinary citizen who refused to help capture a runaway faced imprisonment, as well as a $1,000 fine. Includes a list of the types of damages, and the estimated value of the items destroyed.