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The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. The Underside of Urban Life. Photo by Jacob Riis [courtesy of Yale University] Sewing and Starving in an Elizabeth Street Attic Lights, trolleys, skyscrapers, romance, action.

The Underside of Urban Life

These were among the first words to enter the minds of Americans when contemplating the new urban lifestyle. While American cities allowed many middle- and upper-class Americans to live a glamorous lifestyle, this was simply a fantasy to many poorer urban dwellers. Slums, crime, overcrowding, pollution, disease. Tenements Much of the urban poor, including a majority of incoming immigrants, lived in tenement housing. Martin A. Klimke. America's Best History. American History USA. Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events, 1620-1920. Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events: Pre-1620 to 1920 This timeline provides a short chronology of events in American history and literature.

Brief Timeline of American Literature and Events, 1620-1920

It is linked to course pages and bibliographies as well as to a set of more general linked resources: pages on American authors, literary movements, and American literature sites. Each author page contains a picture (if available), a bibliography (if available), links to major sites about the author, and links to works online. Eagleton Institute of Politics. U.S. History Textbooks. Facts On File History Database Center. Olive Branch Petition.

Facts On File History Database Center

PBS Election. The Contenders - 16 for '16 PBS, in partnership with OZY Media, is proud to present The Contenders-16 for '16, a documentary series that examines the most compelling and influential presidential campaigns in modern history.

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From Jesse Jackson’s groundbreaking 1984 and 1988 campaigns to Barry Goldwater’s 1964 launching of a brand of conservatism that influenced both Republican Ronald Reagan and even Democratic Hillary Clinton. SAT Subject Test: U.S. History: Road to Revolution, 1770–1775. Road to Revolution, 1770–1775 From 1770 to 1772, the British ignored the colonies and tension cooled substantially.

SAT Subject Test: U.S. History: Road to Revolution, 1770–1775

However, in the fall of 1772, Lord North began preparations to pay royal governors out of customs revenue rather than let the colonial assemblies control payment. This would deny the assemblies the “power of the purse,” breaking assemblies’ ability to effectively check royal power by withholding, or threatening to withhold, payment. In response to this threat, Samuel Adams urged every Massachusetts community to appoint a committee to coordinate colony-wide measures protecting colonial rights. Nation of Nations. Free Primary Source Materials For Social Studies Teachers. Gilded Age Scandal and Corruption - AP U.S. History Topic Outlines - Study Notes. The Tweed Ring and Machine Politics The late nineteenth and very early twentieth centuries in America are often referred to as the “Gilded Age.”

Gilded Age Scandal and Corruption - AP U.S. History Topic Outlines - Study Notes

The origin of this name is usually attributed to Mark Twain who co-authored a novel entitled The Gilded Age. The term is metaphoric on several levels. It can be taken to reference an obsession with appearances. Unlike “golden,” which has positive associations of beauty and value, the word “gilded” carries connotations of cheap commercialization, shoddiness, and fakery. Concern with gold was certainly heightened by U.S. money being minted in scarce gold coins. The American Yawp. Native America before European Colonization.

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Digital History. Mississippi History Now. A Brief History of Jim Crow. “I can ride in first-class cars on the railroads and in the streets,” wrote journalist T.

A Brief History of Jim Crow

McCants Stewart. “I can stop in and drink a glass of soda and be more politely waited upon than in some parts of New England.” Perhaps Stewart’s comments don’t seem newsworthy. Consider that he was reporting from South Carolina in 1885 and he was black. Stewart had decided to tour the South because he feared for freedmen’s liberties. After a few weeks on the road, Stewart decided they would. Stewart was wrong. “Jim Crow” was a derisive slang term for a black man. In 1890, in spite of its 16 black members, the Louisiana General Assembly passed a law to prevent black and white people from riding together on railroads.

Two years later, the court seemed to seal the fate of black Americans when it upheld a Mississippi law designed to deny black men the vote. Jim Crow laws touched every part of life. In Richmond, one could not live on a street unless most of the residents were people one could marry. Silverites, Populists, and the Movement for Free Silver. Gold bugs v.

Silverites, Populists, and the Movement for Free Silver

Silverites. World History Timeline South America History AD 1453. American Revolution History - American Revolution. My TV provider is not listed.

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The Age of Imperialism

That pivotal era in the history of our nation is the subject of this online history. Expansion in the Pacific A Letter to an Emperor. The Fateful Year 1898: The United States Becomes an Imperial Power. The Fateful Year 1898: The United States Becomes an Imperial Power The Great Debate Over American Overseas Expansion By John Ries and Mark Weber.

The Road to Revolution. Publisher of streaming video, audio, and text library databases in music, counseling, history, business, and more. Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Learn American History on About.com. Events Leading to the American Revolution Timeline. The American Revolution - US History Scene. The American Revolution. The American Revolution was the struggle by which thirteen colonies won independence from Great Britain, to become what we now know as The United States of America. The thirteen original states that joined together in the American Revolution against the mother country were New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

The American Revolution came about primarily because the colonists had matured. Their interests and goals were so different and distant from those of the mother country. Local politics, practices, social customs, religious beliefs, and economic interests had gone so far from the English ways. The British rulers failed to understand that; instead they added more reasons for the colonists to revolt. Proclamation Line of 1763, Quebec Act of 1774 and Westward Expansion - 1750–1775. Facing the New Millennium. American History Timeline. Archaeological evidence has shown that systems similar to the quipu were in use in the Andean region from about 3000 BC.

(Wikipedia) Quipu: an ancient Inca device for recording information, consisting of variously coloured threads knotted in different ways. From beginning of fifteenth century at latest, Iroquois Confederation formed according to Engels. See "Iroquois Confederacy" in the Encyclopedia of North American Indians. See below 1607 - 1634 - 1675 - 1776 - 1787 - 1791 - 1832 - 1851 - 1428 to 1521 The Aztec Empire.

American Revolutions: The Other Side of Modern, 1900-1945; essay by Scott A. Shields. Documents. Progressive Era Politics. Digital History. Prehistoric Europeans. First Native Americans (1 of 3) Native America before European Colonization. History Matters: The U.S. Survey Course on the Web. The World of 1898: The Spanish-American War. Antiwar and Radical History Project. Aquatic "invasion" of Fort Lewis, July 13, 1969, copyright (c) Steve Ludwig Antiwar movements have never been separate from movements for civil rights, union recognition, and social change.

Bracero History Archive. The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed. Pacific Northwest History - United States History - Research Guides at University of Washington Tacoma. America's Story from America's Library. AP U.S. History - Study Notes. History on Trial. United States American History. Japanese Sign Final Surrender 日本の降伏. The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War. American Revolution: Early Colonial Era. 1000 A.D. American Freedom Stories: Alabama. Paspahegh/English Timeline. A People's History of the United States.

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