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    was going to start next year by the bidder who could complete the project in the fewest years The 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 The California Bill Date s August 30 1850 Location PICKENS South Carolina 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 prudence of how to protect Southern rights within the senate proceedings Concerns were expressed regarding what the Prospectus for 1850 Date s December 13 1849 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s Education Government Law Politics Urban Life Boosterism During the antebellum period newspapers frequently published editorials that prophesized the events to come These special prospectuses gave readers a direct insight into the minds of the editors by outlining their principles and beliefs The National Era was a weekly abolitionist newspaper and the editor of the paper Mr Bailey was interested in publishing literary ideas as well as developments The Changing Nature of the Institution of Slavery Date s March 12 1857 Location Washington City District of Columbia Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Economy Government Law Politics Migration Transportation Race Relations Urban Life Boosterism In the Supreme Court case of Dred Scott v Sandford Chief Justice Roger Taney delivered the opinion of the court concluding that people of African decent whether or not they were bound by slavery or free could never

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    Tag s African Americans Agriculture Health Death Law Slavery Women On December 13 1819 Joseph Prentis took over as the Executor of the will of the late Robert M Riddick of Nansemond County due to the death of the named executor Thomas Swepson Mr Riddick s will called for the disposal of his estate for the payment of his debts However Riddick stipulated that in order to raise the deficiency the Executor was fully authorized and requested to mortgage the lands Chastisement of Slaves Date s June 11 1864 Location RICHMOND Virginia Tag s African Americans Law Race Relations Slavery Women Emma Mordecai was enjoying the pleasantly cool weather when a very disagreeable affair concerning the servants disturbed her afternoon The conflict began when the henwife Georgiana asked her mother Sarah to help her manage the chickens Sarah then complained of being overworked and provoked the ire of her mistress and the master In addition Emma mentioned that Cyrus Sarah s husband behaved Debate Over State Debt Date s March 24 1871 to March 27 1871 Location RICHMOND Virginia Tag s Government Law Politics Urban Life Boosterism Why should Virginians have to bear the entire debt Zephaniah Turner raised this question repeatedly before the House of Delegates in Richmond In the eyes of Turner West Virginians were just as responsible for payment as Virginians seeing as how the debt had existed before dismemberment of the state Turner blasted Virginia s political representatives for rattling on about preserving honor when Speech of Benjamin C Yancey Date s December 13 1848 to December 13 1855 Location EDGEFIELD South Carolina Tag s Economy Education Government Law Politics Migration Transportation Urban Life Boosterism The bank of United States had been extremely controversial but South Carolina had chartered a state bank in 1812 for 22

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    February 15 1861 Location BALTIMORE CITY Maryland Tag s Politics The inauguration of Abraham Lincoln the beginning of a new presidential term and a new era would be the end of the old Union According to historian William Freehling none of Lincoln s 26 375 southern votes came from the Lower South and only 1887 from the Middle South all in extreme northwestern Virginia Lincoln kept quiet between the time of his election and the delivery of his inaugural address A Fear of Mahoneism Date s August 22 1887 Location CAMPBELL Virginia Tag s African Americans Education Government Politics Race Relations If you knew as we do the horror of Mahoneism you would not begrudge us the few hours of your time which we ask wrote Alexander McDonald to President Grover Cleveland in August 1887 McDonald affirmed his solemn belief that the best interests of Virginia are involved in this proposed visit and it may be the country too Not surprisingly McDonald was the editor of a Democratic Occupied New Orleans Date s 1862 to 1865 Location ORLEANS Louisiana Tag s Economy Government Politics James Jameson was a long way from home During the Civil War he was a Union soldier in the Massachusetts Artillery battery stationed in and around New Orleans once it came under Union control He wrote to his brother and sister about his experiences in the Deep South In correspondence with William Wardwell Jameson discussed setting up a business in New Orleans because he saw great Barrels Boycotts and Labor Oh My Date s December 30 1885 Location HENRICO Virginia Tag s African Americans Crime Violence Economy Politics Race Relations We take great pleasure in stating to you that from this date we will buy no more convict made barrels relying on you to remove the

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    The Outcast of Virginia Date s December 8 1832 Location Tag s Government Law Politics A Voice from Louisa wrote to the Richmond Enquirer in December 1832 with the hope that a man like John Tyler would not be elected as a United States Senator once again Instead the writer expressed the importance of knowing the political creed of the candidates as this was the only way to ensure the

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    School Abbreviation UVA URL http www virginia edu Courses Using the History Engine Sort By Department and Section Number End Date HIUS 323 Rise and Fall of the Slave South 2008 08 01 HIUS 323 01 Rise And Fall of

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    School Abbreviation UVA URL http www virginia edu Courses Using the History Engine Sort By Department and Section Number End Date HIUS 323 Rise and Fall of the Slave South 2008 08 01 HIUS 401 Race and Politics of Reconciliation

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    slave trade to be piracy and those who followed that vocation Southern Commercial Convention Date s May 12 1858 to May 15 1858 Location Tag s Economy Slavery In the 1830s the South was increasingly aware of the North s industrial dominance Commercial conventions emerged as a way to close this gap The first meetings focused on single specific issues such as direct trade with Europe or railroad construction Later the conventions would address a wide range of economic concerns In 1858 Montgomery Alabama hosted the Southern Commercial Convention Edgefield Anti Tariff group meets Date s July 2 1827 Location Tag s Economy In early July the spark of nullification struck Edgefield County and throughout the state of South Carolina Citizens of the community met to discuss as the Charleston News and Courier put it A Memorial to Congress against the imposition of additional duties upon the importation of woolens Jesse Blocks was named Chair and F H Wardlaw Esq was elected Secretary Their statement was written Tobacco booms in Missouri Date s April 24 1827 Location Tag s Agriculture Economy The expansion of slavery into Missouri had almost led to a Civil War in 1820 seven years later Northerners worst fears were confirmed with a report by Missouri leaders The St Louis Enquirer published an article that would soon be republished throughout the South trumpeting the success of tobacco crops in the newest slave state The soil of Missouri was considered by planters of Maryland and Virginia Baton Rouge establishes a colored church Date s 1858 Location Tag s African Americans Church Religious Activity Race Relations Slavery After receiving a petition by Baton Rouge citizens the local government established a colored church and hired a black Methodist preacher George Menard to lead the church Besides encouraging this and other

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