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    Sort By Relevance Chronology The Republican State Convention Date s April 1892 to 1892 Location LEON Florida Tag s Politics 1892 Republicans In April 1892 the republican state convention was held in Tallahassee Florida An event where Republicans can choose who to elect and who will represent them in the national republican convention 1 The state convention was an important event in time where the Republicans attack the Democrats and

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    convention was held in Tallahassee Florida An event where Republicans can choose who to elect and who will represent them in the national republican convention 1 The state convention was an important event in time where the Republicans attack the Democrats and elaborate on the reasons why they shouldn t rule in Florida The Republicans were angry that the Democrats Northern Democrats Rally Around the Union Flag Date s April 18 1861 Location CENTRE Pennsylvania CHARLESTON South Carolina Tag s Civil War Republicans Fort Sumter Flag Democrats Upon the end of the siege on Fort Sumter in Charleston South Carolina The Democratic Watchman of Bellefonte Pennsylvania reflected a disappointment with the Lincoln Administration but gave support for the Union war cause The Union lost the fort for the remainder of the war during the first battle of the American Civil War but the newspaper was more concerned with the fact that the North was going Northern Democrats View 1871 Election As Life or Death Date s October 7 1871 Location CENTRE Pennsylvania Tag s Elections Republicans Democrat Presidential Election Political ideologies between the Republicans and Democrats were left in limbo following the Civil War The Democratic Watchman of central Pennsylvania

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    in favor of the current officials He claimed that all money was accounted for and every bill passed and paid for was done so according to state law He also advocated that the Treasurer was a trustworthy man who would not misappropriate money and he challenged anyone to check the books and find fault in their statements If they cannot he challenged the accusers to go back to school and to practice the religion that some of them preach 2 It appears that The One Who Knows and the original accusers were very focused on money in conjunction with justice The theme of money proved itself to be a sore topic around this time period The early 1890 s was a period of economic growth By 1890 Robber barons had already gotten their hands into the economic world so much so that people were worried about their power therefore the Sherman Anti Trust Act was passed in 1890 This act aimed to limit monopolistic tendencies and in turn bar combination in restraint of trade 3 This whole system of Robber Barons and monopolistic economy scared many people into believing that their money would be stolen from them at any time Another event that panicked people into believing that their money would be lost was the Panic of 1893 The Panic of 1893 began in Argentina where British and other foreign investors had been heavily investing in the America s wheat crop However in 1893 the wheat crop failed and there was a coup in Buenos Aires causing the foreign investors to withdrawal all of their investments from the Americas 4 This unfortunate event dropped the weekly bank clearing totals almost 100 million approximately 400 million today as many people in central Florida took their money out of the banks 5

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    s Urban Life Boosterism By 1892 rural Southern farmers were practically begging Washington for free delivery of their mail The Committee on Post Office and Post Roads refused to submit a bill for the service to the House of Representatives because they feared that the cost of rural delivery would put too much of a burden on Americans Southern congressmen however decided to take a different route and instead attempt Regulators in Louisiana Dismantle a Secretive Group Date s February 17 1893 Location TANGIPAHOA Louisiana Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Migration Transportation Race Relations David Stern a prominent storekeeper in Amity City a city in Tangipahoa Louisiana was the leader of a secret society The organization an oath bound society complete with grips signs and password and the ultimate goal of banishing Jewish merchants wealthy residents and negroes from the well populated parish of Tangipahoa was highly guarded and only wanted a very small set of people to Lands Key in Social Standing Date s March 2 1893 Location CHARLES Maryland Tag s African Americans Agriculture Economy On March 2 1893 the land would be handed down from the Jerdone and Coleman family to the Archer Williams The deed needed to be witnessed signed and sealed The land was 132 acres and all the boundaries were listed Land was essential in social standing and those with land were of higher class than those who weren t even if they were of different races Land not only provided social March 3 1893 act of Congress to aid Cherokee Nation NC Date s March 3 1893 Location WASHINGTON Virginia Tag s Migration Transportation Race Relations On March 3 1893 Congress passed an act to allow for a training school for the remaining citizens of the Cherokee Nation in North Carolina

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    s founding the city continued to grow adding Rollins College the Seminole Hotel the Roger s House and schoolhouses On February 14th of 1890 two new schoolhouses were dedicated in Winter Park One of the schoolhouses was for white children and the other schoolhouse located in Hannibal Square Exploring the gerrymandering drama in Winter Park FL Date s February 23 1893 Location ORANGE Florida Tag s The Advocate Gerrymandering The

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    Sort By Relevance Chronology Exploring the gerrymandering drama in Winter Park FL Date s February 23 1893 Location ORANGE Florida Tag s The Advocate Gerrymandering The year 1893 proved a complicated one for The City of Winter Park On February 23 1893 a concerned citizen wrote into The Advocate the town newspaper in response to claims made by future town councilmen The original claims made by the majority white democrats

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    black citizens were encouraged to move to Winter Park as a place to live and work 1 This influx of tourists created large economic profits for Winter Park and thus caused other industries began to evolve as well Despite the inclusion of black citizens into the town social tensions did remain throughout the South but the political upset are discussed in more detail in this article A Quiet Election provides an inside look into this stable political setting that is unusual compared to the rest of the South In July of 1893 one ticket or platform ran for Town Council positions of mayor marshal collector treasurer and clerk but these men did not have an opposing force to campaign against 2 Florida has a history of political transformation especially after the Spanish American War in which the United States gained large territories in the Southwest region Sectionalism and the later argument of secession created divisions among Floridians so the political atmosphere of this state was contrary to what A Quiet Election illustrates composed of several different affiliations 3 Further the two party system existed when Florida was admitted to the Union in 1848 4 As a result the continued competitive nature between the two major parties as well as smaller third party organizations made up the political culture within Florida The book The Promise of the New South Life After Reconstruction provides description of the standard regional Southern politics of the 1890 s The Civil War and Reconstruction created a two party system that transformed into a two region system with the North being mostly Republicans and the South being mostly Democrats 5 Political parties were not mentioned and rather the article A Quiet Election only discusses information concerning the homes and reputations of the men elected With this new

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    African Americans Politics Race Relations Baylee was a Democrat from Eastville a town in Virginia s Eastern Shore Baylee became a Democrat after an Eastern Shore county chairman approached him about an upcoming election Eastville with its sizable black population had voted Republican in recent years Democrats knew that wooing black voters with their often racist platform was difficult One thing worked to the Democrats advantage Race Relations Turn Violent Date s 1892 Location MADISON Florida Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Race Relations In less than thirty years following the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation Florida became host to a violent flare up of racial tensions between a white man and a black man in Madison Florida The United States of America was one of the few major players in the world economy that still had a firmly intact system that subjugated a race by the late nineteenth century However the race lines Hallowell Praises Black Soldiers Date s 1892 Location EAST BATON ROUG Louisiana Tag s Nashville Soldier African Americans Since 1865 the importance of the black soldiers fighting in the Civil War for the Union has not been disputed whether it be freed slaves or fugitive slaves Without a doubt the black soldiers that fought helped the Union immensely absorbing significant losses while doing so Part of the success resulted from the way that black soldiers were treated According to Norwood P Hallowell the black Theobald Smith publishes results on Texas cattle fever Date s June 1893 Location WASHINGTON Virginia Tag s Agriculture Health Death In the late 1860 s outbreaks of disease among Texas cattle completely destroyed almost every herd that came into contact with the disease After the end of the Civil War Texas cattle ranchers began shipping their calves to markets in the

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