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    Thoughts On Secession By Anson Morse Date s 1887 Location ANSON North Carolina Tag s Politics War Views on why and how secession occurred plagued the thoughts of Anson D Morse and others Morse explaining to his comrades why the country remained divided even twenty years after the close of the war stated that the terms North and South retain too much of their earlier meaning This vitality of the sectional spirit testifies to the completeness of the conservatism of American character The Revolution of Vocal Assemblage Date s 1887 Location GRATIOT Michigan Tag s Liberal Arts Choir Tour Choir Alma College The choral programs at Alma College have been an important part of the liberal arts experience Through the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries a wide variety of choral groups were formed such as the early Almaroon Quartette Choral Club Men s and Women s Glee Clubs and several a cappella choirs and have been named some of Michigan s finest small choirs At times after a student s A Strike at the Docks Date s January 15 1887 Location WARWICK Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Economy Politics The Chesapeake Ohio Railroad Company lay powerless while over 300 mostly black dockworkers armed themselves with any object they could find Once organized they forced their way through the barricaded doors of Pier 2 Now inside the docks they struck out at the scabs filling their jobs and ravaged the offices where they stole a barrel of whiskey The effects of their new capture only further Texas Farmer s Alliance Date s January 20 1887 Location MC LENNAN Texas Tag s Agriculture Economy Race Relations Urban Life Boosterism When they met on January 20 1887 in Waco members of the Texas state alliance made plans to stage a

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    slaves in the United States as compared to other parts in the world As opposed to obtaining slaves directly from Africa or relying on native born slaves some slave owners in the south bought stolen slaves These slaves were not the average field hands either they were crew members on ships The crew members would have been skilled workers Therefore they were not at the absolute bottom rung of society if they were entrusted with manning a ship Also obtaining slaves that were already skilled workers diminished the need for slave breeding in which according to British economist John Elliott Cairnes The old states undertook the part of breeding and rearing slaves till they attained to physical vigor Lowe Campbell 1976 The idea that these slaves were not at the lowest social level provides a comparison between the treatments of slaves in America with those who were enslaved in areas of the Caribbean Those in the Caribbean were used on ships which meant they were trusted to work as a crew without working to overthrow their owner While in the United States plantations implemented harsh regulations on slaves There were slave codes which worked to trap the slaves as well

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    1845 Location ALCHUA Florida Tag s Slave Trade Slavery A letter from Geo B Matthew to Lord Stanley in 1845 gives us a unique insight into the way in which the slave trade was operated Matthew gives reports of ships with Colored crews that have been wrecked and the crews were sold into slavery The letter also shows us a comparison between slaves in the United States as compared to other parts in the world As opposed to obtaining slaves Cruelty in Florida Slave Plantations Leads to Apology and Changes Race Relations Date s 1845 to 1870 Location LEON Florida Tag s Slavery Race Relations Apology to Slaves Reparations for Slavery Florida was the sixth state to apologize for slavery along with Alabama North Carolina Virginia Maryland and New Jersey 1 In Florida legislation has been considered to atone the vicious and inexcusable actions of slavery According to the article Giving Slaves a Voice Gary R Mormino explains one cannot begin to comprehend the history of Florida without understanding slavery 2 Marriage in Margaret Fuller s Woman in the Nineteenth Century Date s 1845 Location NEW YORK New York Tag s Women Urban Society During the nineteenth century one female author stood out as a voice for women during a time when many were not acknowledged Margaret Fuller wrote Woman in the Nineteenth Century and spoke with a voice for every woman who lived during the nineteenth century In particular Fuller had an especially critical view toward marriage She explained that the idea of marriage has been inculcated The Lives of Sailors Wives Date s 1845 to 1870 Location ESSEX Massachusetts Tag s whaling industry Sailors Wives Lucy Larcom Beverly MA Hannah of Lucy Larcom s poem Hannah Binding Shoes was a sailor s wife in the early nineteenth century

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    gives us a unique insight into the way in which the slave trade was operated Matthew gives reports of ships with Colored crews that have been wrecked and the crews were sold into slavery The letter also shows us a comparison between slaves in the United States as compared to other parts in the world As opposed to obtaining slaves Colonel William Jenkins Worth Takes Command of U S Forces in Second Date s June 1 1841 Location Tag s Health Death Migration Transportation Race Relations War Once in command of American forces in the Second Seminole War Colonel Worth instituted a change of strategy so successful that by April of 1842 only 300 Indians remained in Florida his appointment truly was a tipping point in the Second Seminole War His primary action was to remove hostiles in north Florida who lived nearby white settlements He then maintained military operations through the Moral vs Immoral Exploring Slavery in Florida Date s January 1 1849 Location Tag s Race Relations Slavery He called the slave owners worse than house thieves and we laughed at the old fool for his ignorance said Margaret Lynn Lewis in a 1849 letter to her son

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    untrusting of White people The attempt of whites to gain a sense of trust from the Cherokees is also evident The Cherokees were very protective of their tribal lands and after the murder of their tribe members they did not hesitate to react Native American tribes of the south had understood frontier violence to be an integral and healthy part of their relationship with whites Saunt 1999 This caused problems because the tribe did not file complaints into the courts Sevier writes None of your people sent me any information The Cherokees were unaccustomed to American ideas of justice and did not have faith in the judicial system Nor did they have their own official judicial system Creeks did not have a centralized means of enforcing conformity Saunt 1999 For this reason some members had killed those believed to be guilty of the crime The Americans can be seen as drastically trying to change the minds of the Cherokees First they are violently resolving disputes on the frontier If they are not violently forcing assimilation on the Cherokees they are trying to do so by making them accept American cultural ideas such as property and common law This is visible

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    Mars an eight year old slave living in northwest Connecticut was stirred from sleep by his parents and quietly whisked away from his master s farm To add insult to injury his father had stolen their master s horses and had them attached to the cart that would carry the family to safety When the master Rev Thompson of Canaan Township The New England Illuminati and late 18th Century Conspiracy Theory Date s 1799 Location Philadelphia Pennsylvania Tag s Religion illuminati secret society Conspiracy Theory In Reverend John Ogden s pamphlet he described the Bavarian Illuminati as secret organization obsessed with destroying and undermining religion and government in the United States prior to the nineteenth century Throughout the course of the late eighteenth century the very powerful and rich who were extensions of the individuals in Europe met monthly as members of the secret Clergy According African American Families in the 18th Century Date s 1800 Location Montgomery Kentucky Tag s Marriage African Americans In many states in the United States African American marriages were not legal Since African Americans weren t perceived the same as Whites they weren t allowed the same rights But marriage was a cycle of life it was scared ad honorable This of course wasn t ethically right but Blacks were considered to be inferior to the Whites so they didn t have control of the situation in the Ideas on Land Use and Land Ownership during the 19th Century Date s 1800 to 1825 Location Providence Rhode Island Kanawha Virginia Tag s Land Resource Hunting Cotton Timber Land played an important role in the United States economy more specifically the raising of cotton A traveler of this era notes of his stop at Rhode Island writing that cotton was the source of wealth as

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    Search Location Southwest Territory Southwest Territory Creek Trouble With Americanization Date s 1797 Location Tag s Creeks Crime Violence A letter from Tennessee Governor John Sevier from 1797 emphasizes the tension between the Cherokee nation and white settlers We begin to see retaliation from the Cherokee people who have become untrusting of White people The attempt of whites to gain a sense of trust from the Cherokees is also evident

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    of 1 Sort By Relevance Chronology Creek Trouble With Americanization Date s 1797 Location Southwest Territory Southwest Territory Tag s Creeks Crime Violence A letter from Tennessee Governor John Sevier from 1797 emphasizes the tension between the Cherokee nation and white settlers We begin to see retaliation from the Cherokee people who have become untrusting of White people The attempt of whites to gain a sense of trust from the

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