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    of James Delvlin accused of bounty hunting The execution order arrived on Wednesday the 15 to Colonel Bowbord the commander at Governor s Island in New York Reverend Father Healy of St Peter s Church became Devlin s spiritual advisor while he was waiting for his execution Throughout his wait Failure of the Arcade Railway Date s 1865 to 1875 Location Tag s Migration Transportation A T Stewart Boss Tweed In the second half of the nineteenth century two of New York City s most prominent citizens A T Stewart and William Boss Tweed were also at the heart of city s constant growth and subsequent overcrowding Men like Stewart and Tweed invested in new construction projects throughout the city which in turn brought more people into the city Meanwhile New York s horse drawn street cars already I Feel Like a Stranger Now Date s 1863 to 1885 Location 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 America s First Fashion Magazine Date s November 2 1867 Location Tag s fashion Women The issues discussed in the first issue of Harper s Bazar are not different from concerns of twenty first century women The magazine cover of the first issue published on November 2 1867 was quite different from the cover on stands today When glancing at the cover one realizes that unlike today s format

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    30 1865 was a busy yet solemn day for the residents and city officials of Chicago Buildings were draped in black streets were closed off and many rules and regulations were laid out for the following day when the city was to receive the remains of President Abraham Lincoln The city government delegated tasks to different prominent organizations throughout the city with An English traveler visits America Date s October 1864 Location Tag s Chicago Immigrants Industry Chicago during the 1860 s was an up and coming commercial city filled with buzz people industry and trade Steamships and large boats rolled down rivers canals and out into and in from the mighty Lake Michigan Streets were filled with the hustle and bustle of shoppers and market traders John Francis Campbell who visited Chicago from England in 1864 likened the city to a major European city Lincoln s Funeral Train The Ride from Chicago to Springfield Date s May 2 1865 to May 3 1865 Location Tag s assassination Presidents On the evening of Tuesday May 2 1865 President Abraham Lincoln s casket was brought to a depot of the Chicago and Alton Railroad on Canal Street A German choral group

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    in New York and Chicago Date s 1866 Location NEW YORK New York COOK Illinois Tag s disease in the north Chicago New York City cholera rivalry Disease epidemics of the mid to late nineteenth century caused an immense amount of fear among everyone and further led to the rivalry and boosterism prevalent between New York City and Chicago during the 1866 cholera epidemic On August 29 1866 The Chicago

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    s 1917 to 1922 Location Cook Illinois Tag s Great Migration Discrimination Chicago Many changes and shifts occurred during the early twentieth century Big shifts such as mass movements from different regions in the U S notably African American s Great Migration from the South to the North Around 6 million black migrants were redistributed among the Northern and Western cities later to die down around the first World War A popular destination for these migrants was Chicago Cholera and boosterism in New York and Chicago Date s 1866 Location NEW YORK New York COOK Illinois Tag s disease in the north Chicago New York City cholera rivalry Disease epidemics of the mid to late nineteenth century caused an immense amount of fear among everyone and further led to the rivalry and boosterism prevalent between New York City and Chicago during the 1866 cholera epidemic On August 29 1866 The Chicago Tribune reported that cholera deaths in New York were at a standstill and reports extensively from an article from The New York World that not Industrial competition between Chicago and Pittsburg Date s 1915 Location Cook Illinois Tag s Pittsburg Chicago Steel and Iron Industry Economy Internal competition in a country can be a strong force for development and improvements in some industries This American versus American phenomenon appeared in many industries in the US In the early twentieth century the United States was still developing At that time many industries were still in their early stage the car industry and aviation industry for example Because these Chicago Fire Date s October 8 1871 to October 10 1871 Location COOK Illinois Tag s destruction fire Chicago Illinois 1871 On the evening of October 8 1871 a small bright spark quickly engulfed Chicago s entire West Division Elias Colbert an

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    opinion at the International Convention of Comic Art in 1968 In the cover of thousands of comic books Batman Superman and Capitan Marvel are displayed in courageous brilliance These comis books were once so cheap that you could pay 10 cents for each but in 1968 they were selling for approximately 150 dollars each during the International Convention of Comic Art Phil Seuling Cholera and boosterism in New York and Chicago Date s 1866 Location NEW YORK New York COOK Illinois Tag s disease in the north Chicago New York City cholera rivalry Disease epidemics of the mid to late nineteenth century caused an immense amount of fear among everyone and further led to the rivalry and boosterism prevalent between New York City and Chicago during the 1866 cholera epidemic On August 29 1866 The Chicago Tribune reported that cholera deaths in New York were at a standstill and reports extensively from an article from The New York World that not Captain O Brien Gives Birth to Theatre in Birmingham Date s 1890 to 1910 Location JEFFERSON Alabama NEW YORK New York Tag s Birmingham Alabama Theatre New York City The citizens of Birmingham lived without art That was until

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    played an instrumental part in Wisconsin s ratification of the 19th amendment In one of Ada s diary entry s she stated it is unjust to hold mothers responsible for the morals of their children while denying them a voice on municipal conditions making up their environment Tis quote shows Ada s desire Cholera and boosterism in New York and Chicago Date s 1866 Location NEW YORK New York COOK

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    months there The only conclusion that the people reached for the reason behind the outbreak was the fact that over one thousand immigrants had arrived in New Orleans on December 22 1848 from Liverpool and Havre and that they must be the ones responsible for bringing back the recurrence of the disease The greatest number of deaths occurred among the poor which was to be expected in those times However the inhabitants could not understand how some of the best citizens were also dying Shipping was of vital importance to the port city of New Orleans It brought the people goods and kept their businesses running however it was also how cholera seemed to be coming into the community After the reports of December 30 1848 people began fleeing the city by the hundreds Business in the city went spiraling downward since boats could not move their freight onto land because nobody would pay enough money and take the risk of possibly bringing the disease from the ships back with them Goods also could not be shipped out of New Orleans because nobody wanted to transfer them onto the vessels out of fear A private letter in the Maine Farmer from New Orleans to Charleston said The cholera has paralyzed business to an enormous extent New Orleans was apparently dismantled by something that was known as its greatest asset shipping Transportation methods had proven deadly to the city Through January 11 1849 there were an average of over one hundred deaths per day All of the people that could afford to had fled There was no more talk of business or life in general The only thing people seemed to talk of was cholera In less than three weeks time the city of New Orleans had been left in shambles

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    The Change of Society in New Orleans Brought on by Cholera in 1849 Date s December 30 1848 to February 17 1849 Location ORLEANS Louisiana Tag s cholera New Orleans The devastation of cholera resumed in New Orleans on January 13 1849 when the Medical Board pronounced that the disease had made its way into the levee As was the case in the cholera epidemic of 1833 no one could explain why it had suddenly sprouted up again There had not been many records indicating that ships from Europe had brought any cases of the disease in the most recent months Theodore Zachary Taylor Grapples With the Wilmot Proviso Date s 1848 Location SUFFOLK Massachusetts Tag s Politics Slavery Law As soon as the Mexican War ended and the Mexican Cession granted the United States even more land for the nation a common contemporary issue posed the question would these new territories be free soil or allow slavery David Wilmot a Democratic representative from Pennsylvania at the time added a proposal of how to settle the slavery question once and for all known as the Wilmot Proviso The Duel in Dismal Swamp Date s October 1 1847 to 1848 Location CAMDEN North Carolina Tag s Crime Violence Health Death Law Violence was a fact of life J E Wilkins was only a small boy when he heard pistol shots near the Dismal Swamp Canal Wilkins was with a crowd of boys on a visit to his uncle William Wallace who lived just north of the Virginia North Carolina state line Ahead they saw two carriages and several men Another round of shots rang out and the boys were excited even more As they approached the California Gold Rush Date s 1849 Location TALLAPOOSA Alabama Tag s Migration Transportation The California

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