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    1849 Location JACKSON Florida Tag s Crime Violence Race Relations War After the end of the Second Seminole War in Florida August 1842 peace between the Seminoles and the American settlers lasted for only seven years In July of 1849 five warriors acting independently left the reservation to kill and pillage at the American settlements Seminole leadership turned over three of the rebellious warriors and the hand of a fourth who was killed by the whites for President Zachary Taylor addresses Cuban Filibuster Activity Date s August 11 1849 Location JACKSON Mississippi Tag s War At the midpoint of the nineteenth century several attempts by Cuban separatists most notably Venezuelan native Narciso Lopez to rid Cuba of Spanish rule caught national and international attention though none were so public as the first during the summer of 1849 The first attempt for a Cuban filibuster invasion was openly advertised throughout the US in New York Baltimore Boston and New Mississippi Convention Date s October 1 1849 Location JACKSON Mississippi Tag s Law Many southern leaders in particular the radical senator John C Calhoun of South Carolina felt the need for the South to unite in order to address the issue of slavery in the new territories To that end a by partisan convention was held in Jackson Mississippi the first day of October 1849 br The convention called on slaveholders to migrate southwest increasing their voice in the The Crisis of 1849 Date s July 25 1849 Location MOSQUITO Florida Tag s Politics Migration Transportation Race Relations Urban Life Boosterism War Shots went off John Barker turned and sprinted towards his house but the Indians were too quick They overtook him stabbing and killing him instantly Caleb Lyndon Brayton frontier neighbor to Barker stood there stunned He had just conversed with

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    found in the North His statement read that not a Southern newspaper is to be seen in a large newspaper reading room in Washington D C Finally the Courier insisted that Southerners must open their eyes to the truth and tyranny of the North The way The Ball continues in motion Date s September 1 1849 Location Tag s Government Politics Controversy surrounding the Wilmot Proviso built up in 1848

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    be completed within three years and to be paid for with bonds and security loans The project was being headed up by four commissioners who would be in charge of deciding who will complete the project An article in the Greenville Mountaineer informed readers that they should contact one of the following people FR Alexander WM S Mills Richard Morris M R Alexander One of the main policy objectives of the Whig Party was to improve the infrastructure within states with government money This policy conflicted directly with the Democratic position mainly against President Andrew Jackson who fought against unnecessary government spending The turnpike in South Carolina required funding from the state and Whig support As the Whigs continued to build support projects such as this became more popular and feasible As the decades continued to pass railroad construction became a more important issue and encouraged the debate of how to allocate state funds The historian Walter Edgar cites that as early as 1827 the South Carolina Canal and Railroad Company came into existence and played an important role Edgar s evidence emphasizes the role played by infrastructure and transportation within South Carolina This narrative reflects the growth of statewide

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    Missouri and the Abortion Act Date s 1835 Location ST LOUIS Missouri Tag s Health Death Government Law Politics Women By the early half of the nineteenth century Victorian views of sexuality in the South dictated that women and men remain virginal until marriage Others held the view that sex after marriage had procreative purpose only However many so called free thinkers such as Charles Knowlton Abner Kneeland and Samuel Thompson recognized that Victorian ideals clashed with the reality of everyday life The Dutch Ferryman Date s 1835 Location RAPIDES Louisiana Tag s Agriculture Church Religious Activity Economy Migration Transportation Native Americans Presbyterian Reverend Timothy Flint had been settled with his family in Alexandria Louisiana for 10 years when he set out at the age of 55 to explore the Red River and the people who lived along it Commissioned by the Missionary Society of Connecticut in 1815 to preach Christianity to the masses of emigrants moving west Flint was no stranger to such exploration He ministered in the Ohio Valley James Foreman Trial Date s 1835 Location WILLIAMSON Tennessee Tag s Law Native Americans Cohabitation with Indians that is to say leaving in former Indian lands and with Native Americans was not easy in Tennessee and also in the United States In 1835 James Foreman an Indian was sued for murder and he was probably guilty But he was acquitted because the law of the state was not constitutional due to the Worcester V Georgia case in which the United States Supreme Court held An experience on the Allegheny Portage Railroad Date s 1835 Location CAMBRIA Pennsylvania Tag s Hollidaysburg Before the construction of the Horseshoe Curve the Allegheny Portage Railroad acted as the most efficient form of transportation over the steep Allegheny Mountains Finished in the spring of

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    expectations were for the road to be completed within three years and to be paid for with bonds and security loans The project was being headed up by four commissioners who would be in charge of deciding Easter Hudson Becomes a Member of the Brushy Creek Baptist Church Date s October 1835 Location Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Race Relations Slavery Easter Hudson appeared in the Brushy Creek

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    on the prudence of how to protect Southern rights within the senate proceedings Concerns were expressed regarding what the future would hold in store if California were admitted in the Union as a free state The great discussion involved several senators Badger Downs and Pratt and whether or not they should enter a formal protest into the bill Debates continued in the House of Representatives and involved whether or not to establish a territorial government for Utah Nevertheless the Bill passed the Senate with Senator Pratt of Maryland voting against the bill and Senators Downs and Badger abstained from voting on the bill The compromise of 1850 had a tremendous effect on the country Both Northern and Southern loyalists felt the compromise weakened their positions As argued in the book The Civil War and Reconstruction Henry Clay usually given credit for enabling a compromise did play a pivotal role but he did not lay out all of the terms of a compromise Clay s dramatic Senate speech early on in the year summed up his life as a politician and continued the approach that slavery was bad and evil but did little to actually bring it to an end Calhoun

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    Women Date s August 1850 Location ANDERSON South Carolina Tag s Arts Leisure Church Religious Activity Education Women Reverend James C Furman delivered a speech for opening convocation on the anniversary of Johnson Female Seminary in August of 1850 He addressed the crowd of students with the words women s sphere lies within the limits of private life Home is the true scene of her influence He stressed the meaning of women as mothers mistresses advisors physicians judges and educators An advertisement for a runaway slave appears in The Republican Banner Date s August 3 1850 Location DAVIDSON Tennessee Tag s Slavery On August 3 1850 a notice appeared in The Republican Banner for a runaway slave A slave boy named Tom who in appearance resembles an Indian had run away from a Dr Waters The Republican Banner August 3 1850 The note suggests that Tom would not be intellectually capable of escaping all the way to freedom without needing the assistance of Whites and thus Dr Waters published this Dueling in Southwestern Virginia Date s September 26 1850 Location WYTHE Virginia Tag s Crime Violence When James E Brown of Wytheville County wrote a letter to his daughter Jane he discussed the latest duel as the topic of choice Enactment of the 1850 Swamp Land Act Date s September 28 1850 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s Agriculture On September 28 1850 Congress passed the Swamp Land Act of 1850 The Swamp Land Act of 1850 was the second piece of legislation passed in regards to the overflowing of Swamp Lands in the South The first bill was passed on year earlier in Mississippi These Act ceded all unusable land due to swamps and flooding to be ceded to the State Governments The states were then given

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    born in Abbeville in The California Bill Date s August 30 1850 Location Tag s African Americans Economy Government Law Politics Migration Transportation Slavery Following the death of John C Calhoun Congress passed a bill concerning the admission of California as a state The bill classified as unfair to the Southern cause by the Keowee Courier was protested by Southern senators in particular Senator Badger The Courier reflected on the

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