Category: 19th Century

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The Fliedners had discouraged the wearing of gold crosses or any other ornamentation as smacking of Romanism, [40] but Lutheran deaconesses in the United States usually wore a large silver cross. [41] Some deaconess sisters wore a pin similar to that of the Red Cross, but the Evangelical deaconess sisters adopted the distinctive, widely accepted deaconess pin based on the symbol of the Kaiserswerth Motherhouse. In the same period, the TNT Network presented a television movie on Geronimo, as well as two others on Native American historical figures, and a six-part documentary series on Native history, all within a 14-month period.

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These young single men with entrepreneurial skills joined the west- and southbound frontier movement of native-born Americans and contributed to the early dispersal of German Jewish communities across the United States. Seventh: The right to bear arms in defense of themselves and of the State, subject to the power of the General Assembly to enact laws to prevent persons from carrying concealed weapons. The Crown governor of New York, who had been attacked in various issues of John Peter Zenger's New York Weekly Journal, prosecuted Zenger on charges of seditious libel.

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Those blacks that did have higher scores must have had lighter skin color, reasoned Ferguson. "Psychology of the Negro: An Experimental Study" -1970Edward C. The arms provision stated: "A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free people, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed; but the general assembly shall have power to prescribe by law the manner in which arms may be borne." (193) The Georgia Supreme Court has had no difficulty in upholding this provision as protecting the right of individual Georgians to own and carry guns.

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In 1839 Charles Goodyear discovered rubber vulcanization and celluloid was invented in 1869. By the year 1850, the United States had 23 million people, with more than 30 percent of the population living in towns with more than 2,500 people. Amtrak, the national passenger carrier, is government-owned, but there is ongoing discussion in Congress over whether the system should be privatized. Jackson's goals--education and individual land ownership--were embraced by many late 19th-century Indian reformers.

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S. highway systems that can go as small as one lane for each direction, and state routes. In 2010, about 230 million, or 80% of the population aged five years and older, spoke only English at home. Throughout the nineteenth century, the easiest way for a British author to secure American copyright protection was to have an American citizen serve as a collaborator in the publishing process (the American usually wrote a short preface), then have the book registered in Washington, D.

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The story of the destruction of Native American cultures is intimately connected with the building of railroads across the western part of the United States. Despite Madison's intentions, the despotic power of the federal government would be given full force during Federalist John Adams' presidency, when Congress passed a series of Alien and Sedition Acts. In the 16th century, Spaniards and other Europeans brought horses to Mexico.

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Native Americans, or American Indians, arrived 13,500 to 16,000 years ago from migrating northeast Asian peoples crossing the Bering Strait into Alaska. To facilitate sales, the age-old practice of haggling gave way to a system of fixed prices. Whereas the Second Amendment had originally dealt mainly with the right of people to own guns to resist an oppressive federal government through participation in the militia, the Second Amendment extolled by the framers of the Fourteenth Amendment dealt with personal security, and the means to resist criminal attack effectively.

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From that date onwards the growth was dramatic. The self-styled "Hygiest" created the "Universal Pill," which one need swallow only once and all would be well. British accounts provide rich illustrations of the clash between two civilisations whose early interactions were dogged by their respective convictions of their own superiority and the barbarity of the other. Musical performances for small groups of people became popular events, and some composers/performers were able to support themselves financially by performing in these small venues and attracting wealthy patrons.

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Southern opposition to this tariff and its predecessor, the Tariff of Abominations, caused the Nullification Crisis involving South Carolina. The preference for packaged and processed foods is culturally rooted. The 1960s and 1970s saw successful court fights by Native Americans in Alaska, Maine, South Dakota, and other states to regain tribal lands or to receive cash settlements for lands taken from them in violation of treaties during the 1800s.

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Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1978. After the war, the importation of Mexicans continued, supported by the federal Bracero program that brought millions of Mexican farm laborers north until the program was discontinued in 1964. It would seem that for much of the nineteenth century, people at the cemetery died younger than average. The course of instruction covers a period of four years. A total of only ten companies own newspapers that account for more than half of the United States' daily circulation, and three of those ten companies are privately held.

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