Category: 1900s

Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl

Years of Dust: The Story of the Dust Bowl

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The method of of teaching was entirely in English with Spanish treated as a special subject. There are other frequently asked questions about hurricanes, such as: What is the average number of hurricanes per year? Often, they allied themselves with the incipient civil rights movement in an effort to draw attention to race as well as to sex discrimination. Some areas of retail have two nationwide chains. Nevertheless, domestic confidence in the economy remained low, and coupled with major corporate failures (including Enron and WorldCom) and additional stock market declines, growth remained sluggish and uneven.
The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs (Perspectives Library)

The Dropping of the Atomic Bombs (Perspectives Library)

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In Guatemala, it maintained a close relationship with President Manuel Estrada Cabrera, whose brutal rule lasted from 1898 to 1920. Hathaway states the earliest data for heights and weights of large groups of the population are from Army measurements. In the 1700's wood was burned as a fuel in almost every American home and business. To maintain the rights of Southern blacks, however, would have meant a far longer period of military rule�which both Republicans and Democrats of the 1870s wished to avoid�and postponed any hope of national reunion.
Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

Nothing but Trouble: The Story of Althea Gibson

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Indian food outlets are available in most major U. Nationalism and community solidarity frequently are expressed through sports. Just look at America’s recent foreign-policy misadventures. Riots against the draft in New York City involve many immigrants opposed to compulsory military service (July 13–16, 1863). Between 1840 and 1930, some 37 million immigrants, the overwhelming majority of them Europeans, arrived in the United States. In the aftermath of this ruling, desegregation proceeded slowly and painfully.
The Wright Brothers: Challengers of the Air (Biographical

The Wright Brothers: Challengers of the Air (Biographical

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These issues emerged in other arenas where women began to organize in the heyday of the Depression. In these colonies, gambling was a popular and accepted activity. Nobody questioned her success: She became the union’s most important troubleshooter, traveling far afield, to places like Puerto Rico, Seattle, Akron, Boston, and Montreal to resolve outstanding disputes. Wildflowers include forget-me-not, fringed and closed gentians, jack-in-the-pulpit, black-eyed Susan, columbine, and common dandelion, along with numerous varieties of aster, orchid, lady's slipper, and wild rose.
March On!: The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

March On!: The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

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Parts of China, Manchuria, and many German colonies fell under Japanese control after World War I and this was the result of them coming in on the right side on the right time. For centuries native peoples lived across the vast expanse that would become the United States. The agreement did not violate the Burlingame Treaty of 1868 because the United States did not institute the prohibitions, but it drew opposition from the Chinese populace.
The Scopes Trial (Cornerstones of Freedom: Second (Library))

The Scopes Trial (Cornerstones of Freedom: Second (Library))

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S. national teams and the early years of the American Cup had been dominated by what may have been the first outstanding American team, O. When it is completed the canal stretches 363 miles and joins the Hudson River to Lake Eire. 1846-1848. Pedro Albizu Campos was invited to speak at the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras by its students. As a response to the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks, the US Congress that October approved the USA Patriot Act, proposed by the Bush administration.
Becoming Babe Ruth (Candlewick Biographies)

Becoming Babe Ruth (Candlewick Biographies)

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Limited-purpose public figures are further divided into two categories, based on whether they choose or are thrust into the public eye. Read More Will Wahl, an 18-year-old contestant from New Jersey, aspires to be a pastor, a decision borne from his missionary work in Haiti. During this period, Native Americans lost much of their land. Comparatives, Superlatives, Zoo Animals, Wild Animals, Space, Solar System, Planets Comparison, ESL Grammar Game, Vocabulary Game, Adjectives, Learn to Compare.
Black Stars of the Harlem Renaissance

Black Stars of the Harlem Renaissance

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The light is beginning get much more desperate. Throughout 2002, the United States pressed its case against Iraq, stating that the Iraqi regime had to disarm itself of weapons of mass destruction. Chase, on the $10,000 bill, was an old Abolitionist lawyer and politician (from the pre-Republican Liberty Party). For some persons, the idea that gun laws reduce violence may fall into this category. Perhaps good news becomes more newsworthy when the president is of the same party as most journalists.
The 1960's: The Great Society, the War on Poverty (Lucent

The 1960's: The Great Society, the War on Poverty (Lucent

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For the first time in fifty years, American unions gained a foothold in mass production industries. One particular difficulty for American historical demography is lack of data. A last-ditch effort to restore morale in the ACWA by reestablishing a women’s bureau failed to stanch the flow. They won the league title five times, in 1907, 1910, 1912, 1913 and 1915. Steel had ample ability to reduce accidents but lacked strong incentive to do so. Almost all phones have letters written on each number ("2" is "ABC", "3" is "DEF", etc.) which you use to dial the number; for example, "FLOWERS" becomes "356-9377".
The Middle Road: American Politics: 1945 - 2000 (The Drama

The Middle Road: American Politics: 1945 - 2000 (The Drama

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Coffee shops (of which Starbucks is the most well-known) are popular for breakfast; although they offer pastries and other items, most people frequent them for a morning dose of caffeine. Of that amount in 2003, some 98 billion cu ft was vented or flared, and 3,548 billion cu ft was re-injected. New or expanding manufacturing and hotel enterprises are granted exemptions of varying lengths and degrees from income taxes and municipal levies. S. radio advertising, but a 1923 industry settlement paved the way for other stations to begin to sell time.