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    Gazette based in Annapolis Maryland reported that the cost of the operation to be in the range of five hundred to seven hundred thousand dollars and expected to be completed in Maryland within a ten year time frame The railroad line began at the port of Baltimore and ended at what is today Wheeling West Virginia The Baltimore Ohio line shortened the time and distance to transport goods from the

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    Carolina featured John Morehead a Whig and the Democratic Judge Romulus Saunders The Whigs had won the previous election in 1836 and once again emphasized government supported economic development in their platform Paralleling the national election campaign the parties focused personal attacks on each others candidates and trumpeted their records This episode is about an attack of the Seminole Indians on a family on Indian Key FL Date s August 17 1840 Location MOSQUITO Florida Tag s Seminole War Native Americans Massacre at Indian Key Doctor Perrine and his family lived on a small island known as Indian Key which was part of Florida The Perrine lived on Indian Key during the period of the Seminole war The Spanish Indians were beginning to become angry with some many people stealing their territory Unfortunately Dr Perrine was attacked by a group of Spanish Indians and was killed William Gilmore Simms Publishes History of South Carolina Date s July 1840 Location CHARLESTON South Carolina Tag s Arts Leisure Education William Gilmore Simms though no match for Poe as a literary artist stood as the preeminent man of letters in the antebellum South He was known all over the nation and his best works were compared to James Fenimore Cooper and Sir Walter Scott Seeing a need for greater appreciation of history especially among his fellow southerners Simms worked hard to build up the southern literary The Whigs Hold a Meeting Topic The Presidential Election of 1840 Date s August 4 1840 Location FAUQUIER Virginia Tag s Government Politics During the Presidential Election of 1840 the Whig Party became more cohesive On August 4 1840 six members of the Whig Central Committee of Vigilance of Fauquier R E Scott Samuel Chilton Tho s T Withers Richards Payne John P Philips and John Walden

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    On January 29th 1825 Postmaster General John McLean wrote a letter to Henry Clay Speaker of the House of Representatives explaining the horrible traveling conditions that had to be endured to carry the mail between Baltimore Maryland and Philadelphia Pennsylvania McLean discussed the horrendous traveling circumstances during the winter and spring seasons when crossing the different rivers Work started in Maryland on the Baltimore Ohio Railroad Date s July 4 1828 to January 1 1853 Location Tag s Economy On July 4th 1828 construction began in Baltimore Maryland to build one of the first railroad lines in the United States It was a massive project proposal that took many months of negotiations between the Maryland State legislature and the Chesapeake Company The Maryland Gazette based in Annapolis Maryland reported that the cost of the operation to be in the range of five hundred to seven hundred Daniel Raymond and Anti Slavery Maryland Date s September 24 1825 Location Tag s Anti slavery Maryland In Maryland in 1825 an anti slavery candidate emerged from the city of Baltimore named Daniel Raymond Seeking a position in the Maryland General Assembly Raymond was highly publicized in the anti slavery circles in Maryland One

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    State vs Oscar is just one example of a case using such a tribunal where Oscar a slave was on trial for the rape of a young white girl Oscar was tried in a regular court but his appeal went to a special tribunal The tribunal upheld his guilty verdict and he was subsequently executed The tribunals were often fraught with errors and allowed prejudices to easily influence verdicts The Louisiana tribunals were indicative of increasingly harsh treatment of slaves by the law Vigilance committees became common as groups of citizens banded together to investigate and observe the actions of blacks Though some government officials such as Governor Wise of Virginia tried to prevent such groups it was to no avail Meanwhile citizens pressured police authorities to enact stronger rules In South Carolina the Lancaster Ledger reported a new ordinance that it shall be the duty of all patrols to whip all slaves who shall be found with improper permits A policeman s duty now included inflicting violent punishment In the wake of Nat Turner s rebellion whites suspicions and fears were not entirely unfounded In Kentucky a young Negro girl poisoned her master s family with arsenic under the

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    Cables snapped ships wrecked and money was running out Meanwhile the American South was watching the progress with anticipation Newspapers were quick to report the many failures and setbacks of the line throughout the South in places from Louisiana to South Carolina to Mississippi Eventually the cable was laid properly and the line succeeded Public enthusiasm about its success was magnificent and pieces of extra cable were even sold as

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    opportunities that would allow them to earn a living Still did not feel that blacks A Very Satisfactory Cotton Crop Date s November 27 1857 Location DESHA Arkansas Tag s Agriculture Economy Gustavus Henry believed that producing cotton could make him a wealthy man On November 27 1857 he wrote a letter to his wife stating that despite encountering troubles for the past month the gin stands had been doing finely for the last five days Gustavus described the recent production as delightful He further said it was a beautiful thing that the lead pipe which brought water from the Capturing the Moment Date s December 12 1857 Location BOLIVAR Mississippi Tag s Arts Leisure Women In a private letter to her granddaughter an unnamed woman described a simple scene with such poignant detail that an ordinary moment in history became remarkably touching on paper The elderly woman wrote to her granddaughter Kate about several incidents in her everyday life one of which was a portrayal of her young cousin Harry The writer used small humorous anecdotes to describe both Harry Capturing the Moment Date s December 12 1857 Location BOLIVAR Mississippi Tag s Arts Leisure Women In a private letter to her granddaughter an unnamed woman described a simple scene with such poignant detail that an ordinary moment in history became remarkably touching on paper The elderly woman wrote to her granddaughter Kate about several incidents in her everyday life one of which was a portrayal of her young cousin Harry The writer used small humorous anecdotes to describe both Harry Capturing the Moment Date s December 12 1857 Location BOLIVAR Mississippi Tag s Arts Leisure Women In a private letter to her granddaughter an unnamed woman described a simple scene with such poignant detail that an ordinary moment

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    in Missouri Between the years of 1833 and 1843 Scott lived in Illinois a free state and a part of the Louisiana Territory that barred slavery under the Missouri Compromise of 1820 When he returned home to Missouri Scott claimed that after living in a free state he had become a free man and was no longer a slave Scott s master Mr John F A Sanford claimed Millard Filmore American Party Candidate for President Date s May 1856 Location Tag s Politics Throughout the month of May 1856 the Abingdon Virginian newspaper printed the name of the town s choice for president in the upcoming presidential election Their choice for president was Millard Fillmore of New York and for vice president Andrew U Donelson of Tennessee nominated by the American Party There was no further explanation for this information but rather an announcement the A New Bride s Suicide Date s June 5 1856 to 1856 Location Tag s Health Death Women The servants thought the new bride Mrs Nancy Gray had simply laid down to rest Though shutting up the house on a Thursday morning was an unusual step she had felt indisposed recently and so they thought

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    Completed Date s April 4 1873 Location Tag s Migration Transportation Urban Life Boosterism Organized in 1870 the Atlanta Richmond Air Line combined the Georgia Air Line Railway and the Air Line Railroad Company of South Carolina under president Algernon S Buford The line was complete by 1873 Many people of South Carolina were overjoyed by the completion of this railway because it finally gave the people a cheap route northward For these people the railway represented the advancing The Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Completed Date s January 29 1873 Location Tag s Migration Transportation Urban Life Boosterism The Chesapeake and Ohio Railway began as the Louisa Railroad of Louisa County Virginia in 1836 By 1850 the Louisa Railroad was built east to Richmond and west to Charlottesville As the railway extended it was renamed the Virginia Central Railroad Desiring to move forward with internal improvements the Commonwealth of Virginia allotted money to continue to expand the line Moving westward the Supreme Court Overrules Decision in United States vs A Given Date s January 9 1873 Location Tag s African Americans Race Relations In order to make the Fifteenth Amendment ineffective in Delaware and fend off potential black voters for the Republican Party the Democratic legislators enacted the Assessment and Collection Laws of 1873 These laws were a means of assessing property and establishing voter eligibility Simply put these laws made it the responsibility of a Delaware resident to see that his name was on the assessment President Ulysses S Grant Gives Second Inaugural Address Date s March 4 1873 Location Tag s African Americans Race Relations After reelection in 1872 President Grant presented his second inaugural address on a frigid March day the following year Called the most brilliant inauguration which ever took place in this country by The

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