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At what point during the American Revolution is it most acceptable to classify colonists as either Patriots or Loyalists? When were they Patriots and Loyalists? - Journal of the American Revolution
David Cowen Birth of the Bank In February 1791, the First Bank of the United States (1791-1811) received a unique national charter for twenty years. The First Bank of the United States
WASHINGTON — A study by two nonprofit journalism organizations found that President Bush and top administration officials issued hundreds of false statements about the national security threat from Iraq in the two years following the 2001 terrorist attacks. The study concluded that the statements "were part of an orchestrated campaign that effectively galvanized public opinion and, in the process, led the nation to war under decidedly false pretenses." The study was posted Tuesday on the Web site of the Center for Public Integrity, which worked with the Fund for Independence in Journalism. Study: False statements preceded war - World news - Mideast/N. Africa - Conflict in Iraq
White House: Iraq has mass-destruction weapons - Dec. 5, 2002 Thursday, December 5, 2002 Posted: 6:24 PM EST (2324 GMT)
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We've come a long way from the days when women, blacks, immigrants, and pretty much anyone who wasn't a white male was kept from the polls. This timeline explores 200 years of efforts to restrict and expand the right to vote. Timeline: The Long History of Voter Suppression
Primary Source Documents Pertaining to Early American History An invaluable collection of historical works which contributed to the formation of American politics, culture, and ideals The following is a massive collection of the literature and documents which were most relevant to the colonists' lives in America.
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News of the Coercive Acts arrives in the colonies in the spring of 1774. In response to the punitive measures outlined in the Boston Port Bill, Bostonians propose to cease all trade with Britain, as set forth in the Solemn League and Covenant. Haunted by the failure of earlier commercial resistance initiatives, the other twelve colonies (as well as most towns in Massachusetts) are wary of yielding to Boston's leadership. Coming of the American Revolution: First Continental Congress
1740 | Slave Code of South Carolina Editorial Introduction: Viewed through the looking glass of contemporary law as reflected in free and democratic societies, the 1740 Slave Code of South Carolina is most certainly an abomination. It is a stain upon British and American legal history - South Carolina was a subject Province ( aka colony) of "Her Majesty" in 1740.
Black slaves were prohibited from carrying firearms by a 1639 Virginia law, which prescribed 20 lashes for violations of the statute. There was one exception: with his master’s permission, a slave could bear firearms to defend against Indian raids. History - Colonial Authority
In the last episode of HBO’s recent and much-lauded miniseries, “John Adams,” the aged former president is taken to see artist John Trumbull’s enormous new painting, depicting the signing of the Declaration of Independence. History News Network
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America’s never-ending war against the world — 1900-1985 Since its creation, the United States has made eleven formal declarations of war, yet from 1798 to the present day, this country has used its armed forces abroad hundreds of times .
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