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    Territory in America is the Healthiest Detroit Date s 1818 Location MICHILIMACKINAC Michigan Tag s Agriculture Health Detroit In 1818 Estwick Evans wrote an account of his 4 000 mile long journey from New Hampshire to the recently established city of Detroit In his descriptions of the Michigan Territory he includes references to the state of affairs in terms of the academics agriculture tourism aesthetics and health of the Territory itself He also reports on the relative health and sanitary conditions of the city Nutritional Effects on Teeth Date s 1795 Location Philadelphia Pennsylvania Tag s nutrition dentistry Health As wars were breaking out in Europe during 1795 Issac Weld was sent over from Ireland to explore America and observe whether it was truly a land of flourishing and happy condition The Irish were curious whether in times of desperation they would be able to flee to America as a place of refuge During his travels Weld visited Philadelphia where tooth decay among the residents became a concern America Experiments with Medicine Date s 1900 Location New York New York Tag s diet Medicine Health Health Graham With the idea that America was the new Promised Land many Americans were open to everything new including ideas on health Diet nutrition and wellness were topics of debate often with men claiming to have the latest and greatest cure all remedy Reverend Sylvester Graham was an advocate for healthful living He introduced a restrictive diet excluding meat butter coffee tea and any intoxicating Columbus Discovers Ayer s Sarsaparilla Date s 1883 to 1899 Location MIDDLESEX Massachusetts Tag s Medicine Health Health Columbus and his men are on their journey to America and to their surprise they seem to find AYER S SARSAPARILLA waiting for them on the shores of the New World

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    Role of Poetry and Prose in the Lowell Mills An Examination of Mourning in the Factory workers Literary Magazine Date s January 1 1840 to December 31 1845 Location MIDDLESEX Massachusetts Tag s Labor Art Leisure mid nineteenth century female factory workers women s writings Published in the January 1843 edition of The Lowell Offering and Magazine is a poem entitled On A Young Man Lost At Sea by an author credited as M G B The mournful poem reads like a funeral dirge and expresses the sorrow of a sister who has lost her dear brother The author writes of how this young man s voice will never again be heard nor will his presence be seen around the family hearth Suspected Mollies Murder in Broad Daylight Date s October 17 1857 to February 24 1877 Location COLUMBIA Pennsylvania Tag s Trial Labor Murder Alexander Rea was murdered on a Saturday morning on October 23 1868 while on his way to the coal mine where he worked He was shot six times at close range and 500 dollars was stolen from his body The corpse was hidden in the bushes and was not discovered until the next day Eleven

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    girl who was lying in the snow with an unusually large cut on her abdomen and right next to her was a razor blade that was Excellent Progress on the New York Subway Date s September 27 1902 to October 28 1904 Location New York New York Tag s Transportation New York Subway On September 27 1902 the Scientific American highlighted the development of the first New York City subway The monthly Scientific American magazine which focused on scientific discoveries and technological innovations around the world detailed the progress of the subway through the use of various diagrams and articles The New York Subway was well underway during the publication of the article Lower Working Class Life of New York City Date s 1830 Location NEW YORK New York Tag s Immigration Health Labor New York During the 19th century New York City was a populous municipality with over 220 000 inhabitants by the 1830s It was diverse consisting of both prosperous and impoverished areas Many buildings were beautifully created with an artistic impression while others were insignificant and deplorable Prince Maximilian of Wied s chronicled his travels in New York during this time and described the contrast John Johnston

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    escape potential prosecution Breckinridge fled to Havana Cuba From Cuba he traveled to the United Kingdom and then to Canada where he wrote this letter in Niagara Ontario Breckinridge did not mean the focus of his letter to revolve around his post war travels Instead he meant to inquire about his faithful colored servant Thomas Despite the fact that Thomas had been a slave and servant to Breckinridge the former master spoke of his servant in a fond manner He seemed nostalgic when he wrote of his and Thomas s parting before Breckinridge left for the U K Neither of the men seemed happy about the parting but Breckinridge thought it best for Thomas to return home I succeeded in sending him back to his friends from Havana although he wished to remain with me According to Breckinridge Thomas felt such loyalty to his master that he promised to once again live with Breckinridge upon his return to the United States This letter penned by Breckinridge to a gentleman in Columbus unusual in two respects Some instances were recorded during the Civil War of slaves remaining with their masters after emancipation however the extreme loyalty that Thomas possessed towards Breckinridge was not the norm While impossible to verify the devotion from Thomas that Breckinridge wrote of if true was an exceptional relationship between and servant Thomas only left Breckinridge s side at his insistence The location of the letter s composition also made it unique Men having served in the Confederate Army were known to have left for other countries after the war Most however did not flee to Canada as Breckinridge did While Canada was not the first sanctuary Breckinridge found his relocation to it was uncommon Many Confederates that left the U S immigrated to Mexico and others

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    in Arkansas during this year Grant County is formed from three other counties and they all still remain counties also There will be 637 miles that encompass this county This formation shows the westward movement that is occurring during this stage of the south br br Mr FLB Goodwin is from Georgia and he wrote to the Atlanta constitution during this Troubles between blacks and police in Princess Anne County Date s January 7 1869 Location PRINCESS ANNE Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Economy Politics Race Relations One January day Lieutenant Rogers of Princess Anne County Sheriff s Department ordered a detachment of twenty men headed by Lieutenant Farragut to serve a warrant to two black men living on the Baxter farm and the one adjacent to it This detachment was sent because the last deputy that tried to serve was met with resistance The whole detachment arrived at the farm and proceeded to the house The Establishment of the First Black Law School Date s January 4 1869 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s African Americans Education Law Race Relations African Americans never enjoyed exclusive access to law schools much less to graduate schools in general At the start of 1869 however John Mercer Langston and the Trustees of Howard University announced the opening of the very first law school in the United States intended for African Americans and those seeking to provide legal defense for other African Americans Langston himself was the founding Knights of the White Camellia Opposed in Arkansas Date s December 19 1868 Location CONWAY Arkansas Tag s Crime Violence Law Government Politics In December 1868 a report from Little Rock Arkansas stated that In the Legislature last night Mr Brooks introduced a bill requiring all persons to withdraw from the

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    Breckinridge Provides Insight into Slave Loyalty and Confederate Expatriation Date s January 24 1869 Location Tag s Reconstruction Immigration Politics John C Breckinridge Expatriation Dated January 13 1869 this letter written by ex Confederate general and former United States Vice President John C Breckinridge first became public on January 20 1869 when the newspaper of Columbus Georgia printed a copy of the message Four days later the New York Times

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    Schulyer Colfax Andrew Johnson Speech On May 02 1866 Schuyler Colfax the speaker of the House of Representatives delivered a speech in response to the President Andrew Johnson s unsatisfactory message at the opening of the Thirty ninth Congress Colfax serenaded by the public of Indiana delivered a telling speech bathed in assurance of American security under the protection of equal laws a tribute to our noble President Revolution into the Reconstruction of Schools and Freedmen Date s July 10 1866 Location Raleigh North Carolina Tag s Slave Reconstruction The calls of freedom rang through the courtrooms and the streets of North Carolina People rejoiced the feeling of the opression lifted from slave s shoulders The slaves turned and left enmass from thier threatening southern homes and moved up to the north North Carolina was welcoming in churches and schools alike The smiles brimmed with the belief that their bigotry will soon be lifted They ll Understanding Reconstruction By Emily Curran Date s November 8 1867 Location Bedford PA Tag s The South Monstrous Reconstruction It was a world are ruled by oppression and distrust this was the south right after the Civil War took place The south expressed many feelings of discontent and anger towards that reforms that the rest of the country made them take on as a result of the Civil War In one article in the Bedford Gazette it speaks towards Congressional reconstruction and how it infringed upon the right of the people Reconstruction Knowledge is Power Date s August 24 1867 Location Raleigh NC Tag s Reconstruction Union Freedmen Education Confederate leaders Reconstruction Acts This document is an open letter to General Grant from Major General Pope in regards to allowing confederate leaders to be involved in the Reconstruction process in the South The main

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    John C Breckinridge Provides Insight into Slave Loyalty and Confederate Expatriation Date s January 24 1869 Location MUSCOGEE Georgia Tag s Reconstruction Immigration Politics John C Breckinridge Expatriation Dated January 13 1869 this letter written by ex Confederate general and former United States Vice President John C Breckinridge first became public on January 20 1869 when the newspaper of Columbus Georgia printed a copy of the message Four days later

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