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Constitutional Convention South Carolina
988 words... here events, the captain of record was dismissed, and Smalls was promoted to the position of Captain. Smalls' heroic wartime record, his ability to speak the Gullah dialect of Sea Islanders and the solidly Republican electorate around Beaufort opened the way for a post-war career in politics. As early as October 1862, Smalls traveled to New York to gain support for the Port Royal Experiment for settling freed slaves, and he joined a delegation of free blacks sent to the Republican convention...
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Separation Of Church And State Ten Commandments
743 wordsWHY should the Ten Commandments be in Public Schools? The Ten Commandments are a basic set of divine laws in the bible; the Ten Commandments form the fundamental ethical code of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. According to the biblical narrative, God gave the commandments to Moses on Mt. Sinai and inscribed them on two stone tablets and enshrined them into t he Arc of Covenant. Two slightly different versions of the commandments are found in Exodus 20: 1 - 17 and Deut. 5: 6 - 21. State legisla...
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Warm Springs Georgia Eleanor Roosevelt
1,653 wordsRoosevelt was born at his family's estate at Hyde Park, in Dutchess County, New York on January 30, 1882. He was the only child of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. James Roosevelt was a moderately successful businessman, with a variety of investments and a special interest in coal. He was also a conservative Democrat who was interested in politics. His home overlooking the Hudson River was comfortable without being ostentatious, and the family occupied a prominent position among the so...
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Warm Springs Georgia Franklin D Roosevelt
1,031 wordsFranklin D. Roosevelt: A Biography Franklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882, the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. His parents and private tutors provided him with almost all his formative education. President Roosevelt's boyhood home is a popular related attraction at the Hyde Park historic site. The house, on a 188 -acre estate, contains an office which the President referred to as his Summer White House. From this room he broadcast the last spe...
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Civil War Constitutional Convention
2,092 wordsTHE LIFE OF A BLACK CIVIL WAR HERO: ROBERT SMALLS BY JIMMY K. A. CROSS 1 OCTOBER 1998 The United States of America was founded on the principles of equality and opportunity for all. In the 1800 s these principles were not strictly adhered to by all and a tremendous battle ensued. That battle was the United States Civil War in which northerners, wishing an end to slavery, found themselves at war with southerners, who wanted slavery to remain in place. The Civil War was a conflict that saw the ric...
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United States Senate House Of Representatives
1,692 wordsThe Ohio Senate Race The state of Ohio has a population of about 11 million people. It is also considered to be one of the major states that are going to factor in the presidential race. This year happened to be the year when Ohio senator Mike De Wines term ends. This of course meaning that there would have to be an election. This election for the one of the positions Ohio has in the United States senate. It would also mean that two men, one democrat and one republican, could be that senator. Th...
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Warm Springs Georgia Commander In Chief
1,754 wordsFranklin D. Roosevelt was born in Hyde Park, New York on January 30, 1882. He was the son of James Roosevelt and Sara Delano Roosevelt. His parents and private tutors provided him with almost all his education. At a young age, he became interested in birds. For his eleventh birthday, he asked his parents for a gun to began a collection of all the birds that were native to Dutchess County. By the time he entered college, he had collected and identified about 300 different kinds of birds. Today, h...
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