Cornmeal and Cider: Food and Drink in the 1800s (Daily Life

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.93 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Rather, said the Miller Court, a weapon is only covered by the Second Amendment if it might contribute to the efficiency of a well-regulated militia. Use of opiates once implied images of alien, ghetto-based "misfits." Mechanical reapers, winnowing machines, and cultivating implements by the tens of thousands were required during the later 1800s. It seemed that the only way to solve New York’s health problems was a massive investment in social programs for better housing and sewage systems, but also an expressed emphasis on personal hygiene.

Continue reading

American Revolution Reference Library (Gale Non Series

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.61 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The rapid changes in this 20-year period for a time gave the sex trade a boost into the mainstream of civic life, but ultimately exiled it even further to the margins. “Before 1917, most laws had been directed at commercialized vice, rather than at the prostitute herself,” writes historian Ruth Rosen in The Lost Sisterhood, her study of prostitution at the turn of the last century. “By the end of the war, however, the law had recognized a class of prostitutes who would constitute a social group of criminal outcasts.” For all of the “social ills” pinned on prostitution – crime, decaying property values, disease, violence, and a whole host of supposed moral failings – history shows us that none are inherent to the practice of selling sex.

Continue reading

Juan Seguin: Frontier Legends

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.64 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

To date, no comprehensive study of gender and Jewish assimilation in twentieth-century America exists, despite pioneering work by Paula Hyman. Long term capital gains for individuals are taxed at a 15% rate, while those individuals who fall into lower-income tax brackets would be subject to a 5% rate. They were later transferred to other shelters, including the Houston Astrodome. Gangrene - Mortification of a part of the body caused by interference of local nutrition.

Continue reading

Thw Civil War: An Illustrated History

Format: Turtleback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.66 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In the subsequent trial in the Senate, the articles were defeated. Watt, who finally resigned on October 1983. As of 2001, whether for a teacher taking a refresher course, an adult employee attempting to acquire computer skills, or a non-native English speaker hoping to improve writing skills, continuing education courses provided hundreds of thousands of people an enjoyable way to keep their minds sharp, skills polished, and enthusiasm for learning alive. People in their twenties were often the most exposed to infectious diseases because of the long hours and dirty conditions they were expected to work in.

Continue reading

McDougal Littell Middle School American History: Student

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.88 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

On the one hand, defining classes of speech as unprotected is a more consistent approach than the ad hoc balancing approach. With millions of members and money in the bank, labor leaders like Sidney Hillman and Phillip Murray had the ear of business leaders and official Washington. As a result, manufacturers of sewing machines realized the potential of the home customer and devised time payment plans and trade-in allowances to finance purchases. It is also interesting to note that in the report the commissioners believed "that horse power will be most expedient for application to the uses of this road."

Continue reading

The Civil War: Moments in History (Cover-to-Cover Books)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.97 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

On the other hand, Moehling (2005), using data from 1917 to 1919, finds that adolescents’ earnings gave them increased bargaining power, so that, for example, expenditures on children’s clothing increased as the income they brought into the household increased. A major 1990 overhaul set a total annual ceiling of 700,000 (675,000 beginning in fiscal 1995), of which 480,000 would be family sponsored and 140,000 employment based. The 19th amendment, approved in 1919, forced all states to follow what many were already doing.

Continue reading

The Barbary Pirates (Sterling Point)

Format: Library Binding

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.95 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In addition, it cast a romantic aura over revolution, insubordination, and violent action that complicated political life in 19th-century Spain. They underwent secularization and mediatization and were absorbed by their neighbors. She made four successful voyages between Glasgow and New York before she was purchased by the corporation that afterward became known as the Inman Line. The Great Plains and Midwestern states also experience tornadoes from the late spring to early fall, earlier in the south and later in the north.

Continue reading

Breaking The Chains

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.30 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The seminal work on the one-cent 1851-57 issue, from design through production. Some madams abused their employees or placed them in peonage, but these tended to be the less successful brothel keepers. In just the same manner, and for the same reasons, by 1890 the ocean traffic underwent the same changes. Newspaper companies also aggressively expanded into television, radio, and the Internet, with mixed results. The president exercises fiscal control over executive agencies, which issue periodic reports subject to presidential perusal.

Continue reading

In the Path of Lewis and Clark: Traveling the Missouri

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.98 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Postwar America was characterized by affluence and industrialization. One has to ask why so much of this came from America and at this time. The presidents during the 1961–2000 period have been John Fitzgerald Kennedy (1917–63), Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–73), Richard Milhous Nixon (1913–94), Gerald Rudolph Ford (Leslie Lynch King, Jr., b.1913), Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr., b.1924), Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911–2004), George Herbert Walker Bush (b.1924), and Bill Clinton (William Jefferson Blythe III, b.1946).

Continue reading

Gettysburg (Battles That Changed the World)

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.90 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Prussia had become so large and powerful that to many the "Reich" appeared not like a German but a Prussian Empire. The new century opens with romanticism, a movement that spread throughout Europe in reaction to 18th-century rationalism, and it develops more or less along the lines of the Industrial Revolution, with a design to react against the dramatic changes wrought on nature by the steam engine and the railway. The foreign born from Africa were less likely to be age 65 or older than the native born and the foreign born overall.

Continue reading