Category Archive: 1900s

May 12

The Red Scare (World History Series)

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In 1892, for example, nearly two-thirds of British coal miners were union members, as were a third of machinists, millwrights and metal workers, cobblers and shoe makers, glass workers, printers, mule spinners, and construction workers (Bain and Price, 1980). Unfortunately, the university's governing board sat on the endowment and did not get around to founding the school until 1913. Fifty-three black Americans are known to have been lynched in 1883.

May 12

Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation

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The nation's total borders are 12,248 kilometers (7,610 miles) long. Ross, eds., Regionalism and the Pacific Northwest, 1983. Basis of the Bracero Program established with importation of agricultural workers from North, South, and Central America. Groups of Native Americans are found most numerously in the southwestern states of Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, and California. In particular, of people who reported Spanish as their primary language, some 3,804,792 reported that they spoke English poorly, while 3,040,828 reported that they did not speak English at all.

May 12

Famous Crimes O/20th C (Cjp) (Crime, Justice & Punishment)

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Suicide reached its 99-year peak of 17.4 in 1932, a level 54 percent above its current rate. Our answer to the second empirical question, why this particular period saw such experimentation in creating a racial order [JCH1], shifts our attention from the Census Bureau’s internal actions to its external context. A senator, however, may challenge the presiding officer's assessment and request a recorded vote. A financial newspaper with a generally conservative bent, the Journal is not necessarily representative of most American newspapers, but its influence on Wall Street, and thus the world, is immense.

May 12

Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

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The professional gamblers were blamed for limiting economic growth, interfering with business, endangering the streets, committing numerous crimes, and debasing the morality of the society. Instead, facing the prospect of a lifetime of wage labor punctuated by periods of unemployment, some wage earners began to seek a collective regulation of their individual employment (Thompson, 1966; Scott, 1974; Dawley, 1976; Sewell, 1980; Wilentz, 1984; Blewett, 1988). The economic news was improving somewhat in the summer of 2002, but the long-term outlook remained uncertain.

May 11

John Steinbeck

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Formerly, committee chairs were determined purely by seniority; as a result, several elderly senators continued to serve as chair despite severe physical infirmity or even senility. [45] Committee chairs are elected, but, in practice, seniority is rarely bypassed. Jews were well represented in the Socialist Party after 1901. Louis were rather different from those elsewhere. The US daily newspapers with the largest circulations as of 2004 were: USA Today (national), 2,220,863; Wall Street Journal (national), 2,106,774; New York Times, 1,121,057; Los Angeles Times (CA), 902,164; New York Daily News, 715,052; Washington Post (DC), 707,690; New York Post, 686,207; Chicago Tribune (IL), 600,988; Houston Chronicle (TX), 554,783; Dallas Morning News (TX), 519,014; San Francisco Chronicle (CA), 505,022; Chicago Sun-Times (IL), 481,980; Long Island/New York Newsday, 481,816; Boston Globe (MA), 451,471; Arizona Republic, 413,268; Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ), 400,042; Journal-Constitution (Atlanta, GA), 386,015; Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), 381,094; Philadelphia Inquirer (PA), 368,883; and Cleveland Plain Dealer (OH), 354,309.

May 11

The 1990s Decade in Photos: The Rise of Technology (Amazing

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Due to cheap fuel prices, endless available parking spaces, cheap auto insurance, very cheap car prices and large distances to travel, Americans prefer to drive their own car rather than opt for public transport. This week continued the rapid expansion of drought intensity in this region, with new areas of extreme drought in Mississippi and Alabama as well as the expansion of exceptional drought. The Untied States belongs to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (London Group), the Zangger Committee, the Nuclear Energy Agency, and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

May 11

The 1960s (Decades of the 20th and 21st Centuries)

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The last time the EPA reported the national recycling figures was in 2009 for 243 million tons of trash generated: Approximately 9,000 community curbside recycling programs exist in United States, increase over reported 2002 figure of 8,875 Due to population growth, current total amount discarded MSW in landfills significantly higher than in 1960, yet lower than 1990 "My state's better than your state," should be the goal of each and every American state.

May 11

The Stock Market Crash of 1929: The End of Prosperity

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On December 3, the first Legislative Assembly which met. On 14 June 2013, Member States gave the European Commission the green light to start trade and investment talks with the United States. Through a national draft of all able-bodied men between the ages of 18 and 45, some 4 million US soldiers were trained, of whom more than 2 million were sent overseas to France. Between 1840 and 1930, some 37 million immigrants, the overwhelming majority of them Europeans, arrived in the United States.

May 11

Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger

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Territories acquired as a result of the Mexican War are allowed to enter the union by the principle of popular sovereignty. The lower tier of the dais is used by clerks and other officials. The United States gained this right as well, through the most favored nation principle, but at the same time it lost its rights in Taiwan and soon had greater competition from Japan in Southeast China. This website belongs to trusted affiliate relationships and may be paid commission for referrals referred through links on our site.

May 10

The Roaring Twenties (Cornerstones of Freedom)

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In 2003, about 25.9% of the total land area was protected. The status of women in relation to men is very high compared to the situation in many other countries. Many states in the USA now allow licensed concealed carry holders to carry their pistols into establishments [such as bars] that serve alcohol on the premises, so long as the individual with the pistol refrains from consuming any alcohol. Roosevelt in 1937 to reorganize the Court and add six new justices--called the "court-packing" scheme--was defeated in Congress.

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