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America in the 20th Century (1913-1999) (How America Became

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The Census Office followed up with a special census of untaxed Indians in 1880, in which enumerators were told to specify what fraction of each person’s “blood” was white or black, and whether white, black, or mulatto persons had been adopted into a tribe. (This enumeration was never completed or published; Congress cut off appropriations to the Census Office after years of waiting for the results of the massive 1880 census. [133] ) The Dawes Act of 1887 restructured the relationship between the federal government and the tribes, granting American citizenship to full and mixed-blooded Indians who “civilized” according to the terms laid out by the state.

Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American

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The region's fertile soil made it possible for farmers to produce abundant harvests of cereal crops such as corn, oats, and, most important, wheat. Indeed, like the US government in the Panama Canal Zone, United Fruit maintained strict racial segregation in its enclaves. Industry, mainly oil production and construction, employed 3,500 workers and had a total output of $200 million. This marked the end of the CIO’s expansive period. Sacramento; San Diego; San Fernando Valley; San Francisco.

FDR's Alphabet Soup: New Deal America 1932-1939

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Gay-friendly destinations include New York 's Chelsea, Cape Cod, Rochester in Western New York State, Chicago 's Boystown, Seattle 's Capitol Hill, San Francisco 's Castro Street, Washington 's Dupont Circle, Miami Beach 's South Beach, Atlanta 's Midtown and Los Angeles ' West Hollywood. In the end, most settled for less, but in the process they inserted into the negotiations a range of issues that translated into dignity, honor, and justice.

Stand Up and Sing!: Pete Seeger, Folk Music, and the Path to

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For example, the National Council of Teachers of English in May 1990 considered member objections to state-adopted texts that tended to control the curriculum and to limit professional choices of the teachers entrusted with the responsibility of teaching the material in the classroom. The three big pharmacy chains are CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid—although virtually all Walmart, Target, and Kmart stores also have pharmacies, as do many supermarkets.

When Justice Failed: The Fred Korematsu Story (Stories of

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Most cities in the US are served by one or two airports; many small towns also have some passenger air service, although you may need to detour through a major hub airport to get there. Mar. 4, 1789: The first Congress under the Constitution convenes in New York City. Now they lived in a state run institution supported by local taxes. Today, more than 80 percent of immigrants in the United States are Latin American or Asian. The Reserves and National Guard brought the total number of troops to 2.3 million.

Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot, a True Story of the Berlin

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The director’s 1936 ruling remained in place, and Mexican Americans remained officially white, even if lower on the social status hierarchy than European Americans. The Gun Control Act of 1968 required records of the buyer's identity and banned sales by mail or to felons or mental patients. Montana (with 942 coal miners) produces more coal than Virginia (with 5,262 coal miners). Total ad revenues, in dollar terms, fell from $48.670 billion to $44.318 billion.

The Road from Home

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Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Newspaper feature syndicates generally deal with rights to non-breaking news content, such as columns, cartoon strips, and the like. Specifically a disease, phylloxera, destroyed grape vines used to produce wine. The Newspaper Guild also has seen a decline in its relative importance and its membership.

The Sinking of the Titanic (Monumental Milestones: Great

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Most of the original 1890 population schedules were destroyed in a fire at the Commerce Department in 1921. Federal Reserve Notes (Series 1928: $5 $10 $20 $50 $100 $500 $1000 $5000 $10,000) Go! Consumers use the court system to get compensation for faulty products or service and to stop unfair business practices. The United States had a long tradition of territorial expansion. A People's History of the United States, 1980.

Fabulous Fashions of the 1960s (Fabulous Fashions of the

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All American airlines are privately owned. The tall grassland or prairie (now almost entirely under cultivation) lies to the east of the 100th meridian. New York, NY:Permanent Mission of the United States to the United Nations,3 August. (Q6781) Full Citation Pavesi, Irene.2016.‘Small Arms Trade Transparency Barometer 2016.’ Trade Update 2016: Transfers and Transparency. Carter, Marion, Monroe, Anderson, Washington, Bledsoe, Sullivan, Rhea Counties -- reel 176. Large notes had featured many more portraits, including Martha Washington, William Tecumseh Sherman, John Marshall, James Monroe, the Sioux Indian Takokainyanka, Samuel F.

Kids During the Great Depression (Kids Throughout History)

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Committees of each house are controlled by the political party that has a majority of members in that house. The transatlantic relationship also defines the shape of the global economy as a whole. The book told a story of a family of slaves that was trying to get to freedom in Canada. The Wall Street Journal - primarily covers American economic and international business topics, and financial news and issues. The Hispanic (Latino) population, which includes primarily people of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban (who may be any color) descent, is estimated to number 31 million, or 12 percent of the population.