18thConnect Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-1830) Georgia's most acclaimed female participant during the Revolutionary War (1775-83) was Nancy Hart. A devout patriot, Hart gained notoriety during the revolution for her determined efforts to rid the area of Tories, English soldiers, and British sympathizers. Her single-handed efforts against Tories and Indians in the Broad River frontier, as well as her covert activities as a patriot spy, have become the stuff of myth, legend, and local folklore. Frontierswoman Although explicit details concerning most of her life are unknown, it is widely assumed that Nancy Ann Morgan Hart was born in North Carolina, somewhere in the Yadkin River valley (although some believe that she was born in Pennsylvania), around 1735 (some say 1747).She died in 1830 in Henderson County, Kentucky, where she was buried. Hart was well connected through family ties to many prominent figures in early American history. Patriot and Spy Life after the War During the late 1790s, the Harts moved to Brunswick.
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Rag Linen | Online Museum of Historic Newspapers The American Revolution - (Home) Welcome to the CIA Web Site — Central Intelligence Agency Citizens Research Council of Michigan British Fiction 1800–1829: Homepage Lyman Hall (1724-1790) Lyman Hall was one of three Georgians to sign the Declaration of Independence. He served as a representative to the Continental Congress and as governor of Georgia (1783-84). Hall was born April 12, 1724, in Wallingford, Connecticut. After the Revolution (1775-83), Hall resumed his medical practice in Savannah. Countries Member countries of the EU (year of entry) The European Union has 28 member countries: On the road to EU membership Candidate countries Potential candidates Bosnia and Herzegovina Kosovo * * This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/99 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence Joining the EU Becoming a member of the EU is a complex procedure which does not happen overnight. Map
Fall from Grace: Workers' Rights Abuses at Ascension Health's Michigan Operations, | IssueLab Search Advanced search Explore Fall from Grace: Workers' Rights Abuses at Ascension Health's Michigan Operations, Interfaith Worker Justice released a new report, "A Fall from Grace: Workers' Rights Abuses at Ascension Health's Michigan Operations," documenting problems workers are experiencing and a pattern of anti-union behavior among management at three Michigan hospitals affiliated with Ascension Health System. This report is fundamentally about three Ascension hospitals in Michigan refusing to respect workers' rights to organize and engage in collective bargaining. The Interfaith Worker Justice delegation calls upon Ascension Health to insist that its affiliated hospitals respect the rights of workers to organize, approach collective bargaining in good faith and in a constructive spirit, and abide by the process for unions in Catholic health care institutions outlined by the U.S.