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The Chisholm Trail in American History

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Helens in Washington State in 1980; the unexpected explosion killed more than sixty people. On September 16, 1898, McKinley sent a set of instructions to negotiators in Europe directing them to keep the Philippines. Also, "Of those rights which are usually retained in organized society,. .. [t]he first and most important of these rights, is that of self-defence." This Spotlight focuses on African immigrants residing in the United States, and examines the population's size, geographic distribution, admission categories, legal status, and demographic and socioeconomic characteristics.
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Women of the American Frontier (Women in History)

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Traditionally, the Republican Party is more solicitous of business interests and gets greater support from business than does the Democratic Party. Corporations with income of over $15 million but not over $18,333,333 are subject to an additional 3% tax, while those corporations whose taxable income is over $18,333,333 are taxed at the 35% rate. The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music. On the other hand, she studied with tutors to improve her education, etiquette, and the art of the elegance and good manners, and in 1882 she moved to one of the most prestigious buildings in Rochester, New York.
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Lewis and Clark (Great Explorers (Chelsea House))

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One aspect of the agency�s activities was building improved housing with screened windows to keep out disease-carrying mosquitoes. From the spectacular glaciers of Alaska to the wooded, weathered peaks of Appalachia; from the otherworldly desertscapes of the Southwest to the vast waters of the Great Lakes; few other countries have as wide a variety of natural scenery as the United States does. The original text of the Constitution establishes the structure and responsibilities of the federal government and its relationship with the individual states.
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Westward Expansion (American Heritage, American Voices

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Missouri only bans it within Kansas City and St. Department stores typically sell clothing, shoes, furniture, perfume and jewelry. In 1845, John O'Sullivan wrote a newspaper article on the annexation of Texas in which he said it was America's "manifest destiny to overspread the continent." Nationally known light lagers (which are cheap and mediocre) remain most prevalent, despite the emergence of other types of beer in the 1990s.
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Creating America: A History of the United States, Beginnings

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Prostitutes who rose to the top of the industry to become "madams" owned more wealth than any other women in the United States. An Evangelical pastor was summoned to give communion to a critically ill parishioner and found her being cared for in her home by a Roman Catholic nun because the woman was too poor to get help from anyone else. The newspapers' "Real Cities" sites, which are at Web addresses such as kansascity.com and charlotte.com, subsume the newspapers' identities entirely within the context of the corporate, "Real Cities" brand, identifying the papers themselves only vaguely and giving those newsroom teams relatively little credit for the product they produce.
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Dred Scott v. Sandford: A Slave's Case for Freedom and

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Robert Henri, "Progress in Our National Art Must Spring from the Development of Individuality of Ideas and Freedom of Expression: A Suggestion for a New Art School," in Patricia Hills, ed., Modern Art in the USA: Issues and Controversies of the 20th Century (Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2001), p. 8; and Swinth, Painting Professionals, p. 170. 17. By 1910 immigrants and their families constituted over half the total population of 18 major cities; in Chicago, eight out of ten residents were immigrants or children of immigrants.
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Those Courageous Women/ Civil

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Items turned out were hand-printed, hand-woven, hand-dyed designs. An encounter with Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe, whose distinctiveness set them apart from other Americans, often stimulated action. Bertram Levy is an old time banjo player who picked up the anglo in the 1970s, utilizing it in several recorded albums of the 1980s. As city populations grew, the need for safe water, sanitation, fire control, and crime control also grew.
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The Alamo: The Battle for Texas (Milestones in American

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In any given week, 20.6 million paid and 27.4 million free weekly papers circulated in the United States in 2000. Democrats cited the loss of 2.7 million private sector jobs during the first three years of the Bush administration as evidence that the president did not have control over the economy. The growth of industry and cities created problems. Free, white colonial women typically bore children every two years and had an average of eight children, four of whom might survive to adulthood.
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Presenting Buffalo Bill: The Man Who Invented the Wild West

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The United States was a young nation in 1823 and did not really have to powers to back up the Monroe Doctrine. Despite modest advances in some areas, official reports and firsthand accounts from prisoners indicate that penitentiaries at the close of the century remained overcrowded. S. citizenship, but not to the fullest extent unless they chose to live in the United States (Malavet 41) Slowly but surely, Puerto Rico was gradually taking steps to independence thanks not the U.
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Development of the Industrial U.S. Reference Library:

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The video above illustrates how the urbanization of the early 20th century improved American standard of living by providing examples such as icreased wages, the creation of credit, the switch from coal to electric power, and the creation of the automobile. Kraut, Alan, The Huddled Masses: The Immigrant in American Society, 1880-1921 (1982); Handlin, Oscar, The Uprooted (1951). Pragmatic activists worked to improve social conditions. By the early 1890s, revolutionary syndicalists controlled the national union center, the Confédération générale du travail (or CGT), which they tried to use as a base for a revolutionary general strike where the workers would seize economic and political power.
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