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    are the head of the family and have all the rights of decision making a system that has persisted for many years in American History Patriarchy was not only used in government bodies but it was also used in determining a slave child s fate In A Treatise on the Patriarchal or Co Operative System of Society a humble servant by the name of Z Kingsley allows The Kingsley Plantation Date s March 7 1814 to March 5 1815 Location Florida Florida Tag s plantation Zephaniah Kingsley In the early years of the nineteenth century many people came to Spanish Florida Some were forced to come to Florida to work on plantations and others like Zephaniah Kingsley sought to make their own fortunes by obtaining land and establishing those plantations During this time alliances and politics were shifting and though some of the enslaved would later become free landowners they had to watch Zephaniah Kingsley and His Treatise on a Patriarchal Society Date s 1829 Location Florida Florida Tag s Zephaniah Kingsley Argument for Slavery in Florida Zephaniah Kingsley was a plantation owner on Fort George Island now Jacksonville FL In his Treatise of Patriarchal or Co operative System of

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    Zephaniah Kingsley and His Treatise on a Patriarchal Society Date s 1829 Location Florida Florida Tag s Zephaniah Kingsley Argument for Slavery in Florida Zephaniah Kingsley was a plantation owner on Fort George Island now Jacksonville FL In his Treatise of Patriarchal or Co operative System of Society Kingsley spoke of the use of slaves in southern states as the only answer to agricultural production because the white people of

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    the first woman to receive the highest civilian Presidential citation the Distinguished Service Medal for her efforts with global peace She was also a good friend of Susan B Anthony and a great contributor for the equality of women The main reason for her letter to Mrs Gross a distinguished business woman at this time was that she wanted her to be one of twenty trustees over the Woman s Suffrage Fund Susan did not want to leave her successors to have to beg for money like she had to so she was creating a fund and trying to raise half a million dollars for the material needs of suffrage work She was also asking Mrs Shaw if his business could contribute a few thousand to the Standing Fund as they were both supporters of suffrage rights The reason behind her need for this money was that many women did not have much money to contribute The way that Anthony and Stanton another women s activist received the most of their money was through begging from the rich and from big businesses Susan B Anthony was a great supporter and orator for woman s rights throughout her long life She traveled throughout America and Europe speaking for a total of 45 years She also spoke for abolition and African American rights before the Civil War Though she spoke of women s rights when it came to abuse from their husbands before the Reconstruction period it was only after black men were granted the right to vote that she moved into suffrage It was unequal to have all men black and white to be superior over women no matter their color She was a strong friend with Elizabeth Stanton and helped her organize the first women s state temperance society after

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    Postmaster of Augusta GA Date s July 1 1897 Location RICHMOND Georgia Tag s African Americans Race Relations Under the heading Not a Negro the Birmingham s Age Herald reported that Augusta Georgia would not have a colored postmaster Judson Lyons the African American under consideration will not be postmaster of Augusta said Secretary Gary of Georgia He gave his reasons saying that a colored man would be elected postmaster and this was a social and political I Feel Like a Stranger Now Date s 1863 to 1885 Location NEW YORK New York Tag s City Life Urbanization Community Cultural Life As eighty one year old Mr Paul reflects back on the seventy four years he lived in Bronx New York he paints an image of the city he remembers as far different from the one in which he now lives after the surge of industrialism An avid gardener Mr Paul describes the old Bronx in terms of rose gardens flowers and cherry trees in stark contrast to the bleak and stony shadows that Populist platform of Georgia includes plank denouncing the current lynching laws Date s 1896 Location FULTON Georgia Tag s Race Relations From the inception of the Populist party going back to antecedent parties such as the Readjusters and Greenbackers as well as the previous attempts in the 1880s to fuse the Farmers Alliances and the Colored Farmers National Alliance an attempt was made to attract the Negro to the fold using an approach devoid of what C Vann Woodward calls sentimental liberalism and romantic National Association of Colored Women Formation Date s 1896 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s African Americans Race Relations Through the merger of the National Federation of Afro American Women headed by the dean of women at the Tuskegee Institute

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    New York Susan B Anthony s Personal Letter on Funding Date s May 25 1897 Location Tag s Womens Suffrage Organization In a letter to Mrs Gross Susan B Anthony discussed her plans for raising money for Woman s suffrage and the current actions of the International Council of Women A woman she spoke about throughout her letter was Reverend Anna Shaw noting her array of lectures throughout the North

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    By Relevance Chronology Susan B Anthony s Personal Letter on Funding Date s May 25 1897 Location MONROE New York Tag s Womens Suffrage Organization In a letter to Mrs Gross Susan B Anthony discussed her plans for raising money for Woman s suffrage and the current actions of the International Council of Women A woman she spoke about throughout her letter was Reverend Anna Shaw noting her array of

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    of the alcoholism and diseases that plagued the Natives after white settlers moved into the region It can be seen through his article in the Palm Branch newspaper the affects that white settlers had on the lives of Native Americans who lived near their colonies On an Everglade mission site measles were striking the Natives and making them seek out remedies from the surrounding white communities The Missionary was troubled by the medication that local whites were selling to the Seminoles whiskey This contraction of the measles by the Native tribe is a good example of the force that European diseases had over the Indians They did not have immunities towards the diseases like the Europeans did Also this shows that Indian s genetic predisposition for alcoholism and the deception of white settlers The Natives were told that whiskey was a medicine for measles and so flocked to the vendors for a cure This occurrence also exhibits the importance of conversion on the part of the missionary as he mentioned this sickness as an act of God to reach more Natives Gibbs used the disease as a way to meet with more Indians and hopefully civilize them During this time

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    Death Politics War On February 3 1899 an aging Confederate soldier from Portsmouth identifying himself only as C M B wrote to the Virginian Pilot in response to Senator Marion Butler s proposed bill that would open up federal pension plans to all veterans of the Civil War Despite a divide among many Southerners about the honor of accepting federal pension C M B argues Why then should ex Confederates prefer Stole a Pocketbook Date s January 5 1899 to 1899 Location NORFOLK CITY Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Race Relations On January 5 1899 the Virginian Pilot reported that a young black male in the town of Portsmouth Virginia had stolen the pocketbook of a lady whose services he was filling While this petty incident of crime was relatively unnoticed buried in the middle of the paper the style in which the brief story was written illustrates the social opinions in this southern city The story goes on to describe The Conjure Woman and The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color LIne by Charles W Chesnutt Date s 1899 Location CUMBERLAND North Carolina Tag s Arts Leisure Race Relations Charles W Chesnutt was born to free blacks in Cleveland OH in 1858 When he was eight years old his family returned to Fayetteville NC He began a teaching career and by 1880 he became the President of the Fayetteville State Normal School for Negroes While in North Caroline Chesnutt studied the culture dialect and superstitions of southern blacks In 1883 he returned to Cleveland where A Mayor Improves Baton Rouge Date s 1899 Location EAST BATON ROUG Louisiana Tag s African Americans Government Politics Race Relations In the summer of 1899 Robert A Hart the mayor of the city of Baton Rouge in

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