Category Archive: 1900s

May 09

12 Incredible Facts about the Dropping of the Atomic Bombs

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The prison population is well over one million. Egyptian motifs tended to fit in well too. In 1987, the downing of an aircraft carrying arms to Nicaragua led to the disclosure that a group of National Security Council members had secretly diverted $48 million that the federal government had received in payment from Iran for American arms to rebel forces in Nicaragua. S. states, was mandated by the Second Continental Congress' Flag Resolution of 1777.

May 09

Dive! World War II Stories of Sailors & Submarines in the

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The Federal Government has a long and outstanding record of employing veterans. Many of those who study in the US get jobs there and visas too...others who chose to go back to their own homes do so but all don't..... Wisconsin, Probate Estate Files, 1848-1948 — Browsable Images — Images of probate estate case files from various counties in Wisconsin. Note the number of glass canes held by many in this photograph. Only 1,150 Dominicans immigrated to the United States between 1931 and 1940, and 5,627 arrived between 1941 and 1950—the first decades for which U.

May 08

Pearl Harbor (History Firsthand)

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However, even accounting for the burden of sales taxes, US retail prices still tend to be much lower than in many other countries. Sixteen of the Smithsonian national museums are located in the Smithsonian complex of Washington, DC; these include the Natural History Museum, the American History Museum, the Air and Space Museum, American Art Museum, and the American Indian Museum. He saw teachers as guides entrusted with leading their charges down the golden paths of virtuous living.

May 08

Let Them Play (True Story)

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Instead, they embraced the new moniker as a term of utmost respect. Compromise proved impossible; Spain declared war on April 23, 1898; the U. He opened a trading post and built one of the first roads between St. At the beginning of the war, newspapers agreed to voluntarily censor their content under a Code of Wartime Practices developed by Byron Price, a former Associated Press editor. In addition, the building housed the Hammond Research Corporation, from which Dr.

May 08

The Kennedy Assassination (Days That Shook the World)

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Employers, employees, and the self-employed are legally required to make contributions to the Social Security fund. Gore won the popular vote, with 48.4%, to 47.9% for Bush, but Bush won the electoral college vote, 271-266, with one blank vote in the electoral college cast. Even the characteristic traditional practice of displacing portraits and vignettes so as to center the name of the bank on the face of the note was abandoned. With some exceptions, strong regional or Spanish accents are associated with working-class status.

May 08

Civil Rights Movement (Black History)

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Kids wanted to go to school but they were obligated to work. This permanently ended the power of the Treasury to directly create new fiat paper money. Driving law is primarily a matter of state law and is enforced by state and local police. The typical poor American lives in an air-conditioned house or apartment that is in good repair and has cable TV, a car, multiple color TVs, a DVD player, a VCR, and many other appliances. In many rural areas, especially on the coasts and in New England, bed and breakfast (B&B) lodging can be found.

May 08

Life in America: Comparing Immigrant Experiences (U.S.

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Virgin Islands as only a passport will be needed. Although the Civil War had ended large-scale territorial expansion, the nation emerged from Reconstruction with a dynamic economy that increasingly demanded overseas outlets for American exports and capital. Once the United States declared its independence, it began to form its official government. And following the war the Union economy continued to boom, while the economy of the former Confederate states other than Texas remained in decline.

May 08

The 1980 U.S. Olympic Boycott: A History Perspectives Book

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The Flippin House National Historic Site locally and affectionately known as The Castle is build high on a hill above the town of Clatskanie on Highway 30 just 60 miles from Portland and 35 miles from Astoria. The value of exports doubled from 1877 to 1900; imports rose, too, but less rapidly. OFFICIAL SEAL: Obverse: An American eagle with outstretched wings bears a shield consisting of 13 alternating white and red stripes with a broad blue band across the top. Although Japan gained a great deal from the treaty, it was not nearly as much as the Japanese public had been led to expect, since Japan's initial negotiating position had demanded all of Sakhalin and a monetary indemnity as well.

May 07

Children of the Civil Rights Era (Carter G Woodson Honor

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In 2003, there were an estimated 2,109 radios and 938 television sets for every 1,000 people. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported that in 2003, the most recent year for which it had data, central government revenues in $1,902.4 billion and expenditures were $2,311.9 billion. When Ronald Reagan became president, he signed the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981 which helped the economy. Immigration dropped off during depressions, as in the 1870s and 1890s, and again during World War I, with smaller downturns in between.

May 07

Eye on the Universe: The Incredible Hubble Space Telescope

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The president of the convention transmitted it to Congress, with a resolution stating how the proposed Federal Government should be put in operation, and an explanatory letter. Chicago’s Home Insurance Company building is completed. Hydraulic fracturing, informally referred to as “fracking,” is an oil and gas well development process that typically involves injecting water, sand, and chemicals under high pressure into a bedrock formation via the well. President Wilson pursued this line in the navy but not in the marines.

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