Clay War Support
533 wordsClay was born on April 12, 1777, in Hanover County, Virginia. He was born to John Clay, a minister. His mother Elizabeth Hudson was After studying for the bar with the eminent George Wythe, Clay, at the age of 20, moved to Lexington, Kentucky, where he developed a thriving practice. He was blessed with a quick mind, a flair for oratory, and an ability to charm both sexes with his easy, attractive manner. That he loved to drink and gamble was no drawback in an age that admired both vices. Clay, a...
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Increased Demand Economic Growth
1,387 wordsFor a number of reasons, business enterprise in New York grew by leaps and bounds between 1825 and 1860. New York's growth between the years 1825 and 1860 can be attributed to a number of factors. These include but cannot be limited to the construction of the Erie Canal, the invention of the telegraph, the developed of the railroads, the establishment of Wall Street and banking, the textile, shipping, agriculture and new paper industries, the development of steam power and the use of iron produc...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Public School System
2,262 wordsFrom about 1825 until the outbreak of the civil war in 1861, the atmosphere in the nation was one of reform (Boardman, 122). There were five major reform movements present in 19 th century America. There was the Utopianism/Communitarian Movement, which established an ideal society away from present politics. Educational reforms were important in the fact of creating taxes to support the public school system, higher education for adults, and mandatory education and attendance. The Temperance Move...
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18 Th Century 19 Th Century
1,808 wordsRomanticism (literature), a movement in the literature of virtually every country of Europe, the United States, and Latin America that lasted from about 1750 to about 1870, characterized by reliance on the imagination and subjectivity of approach, freedom of thought and expression, and an idealization of nature. The term romantic first appeared in 18 th-century English and originally meant "romance like " that is, resembling the fanciful character of medieval romances. By the late 18 th century ...
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Peter The Great Yevgeny Onegin Russian
826 wordsThis year we celebrate the 200 th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, Russia's greatest poet. Pushkin was born in Moscow on June 6, 1799. His poetry has become part of the Russian language and the spiritual life of the Russian people and holds a special place in every Russian heart. Alexander Pushkin created the language of modern Russian literature. He freed Russian writing from the constraints of tradition and set new literary standards for novelists and poets. His preference for su...
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African American Males War Of 1812
1,484 wordsChapter 10 I. The New Democratic Politics in North America A. Continental Struggles Over Popular Rights 1. In 1821, Mexico achieved independence from Spain 2. Spanish rule left a legacy of social divide 3. the constitution of 1824, closely modeled to the U. S. constitution, crated a federal republic but continued a powerful political role for the Catholic Church and granted the president extraordinary powers in times of emergency 4. General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana: strongest of the early pres...
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Presidential Election President Jefferson
1,227 wordsEdward Livingston who was a famous and prominent statement and jurist in America was born on May, 26 1764 in Clermont, Columbia Country, New York. He was the son of Robert R. Livingstone, and a brother of famous American statesman and diplomat Robert R. Livingston. Besides his great-grandfather was Robert Livingston, who was the first member of the family to settle in America. Edward graduated from a private school and entered the College of new Jersey, A. B, from which he graduated in 1871. In ...
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York Harper Collins Young Man
1,889 wordsEQUUS vs. AMADEUS Within the course of this report, we will compare and contrast two plays of Peter Shaffer Equus and Amadeus. The play Equus is about a young boy who viciously blinds six horses with a metal spike in a stable and the psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, who investigates the boys mental state. It is a very complex, multi leveled story, with many relationships effecting Allens behavior. The relationship between Alan and Equus is a very complex one. His worship for the horse comes from his...
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Social Democratic Party Ivan The Terrible
1,541 wordsRUSSIA IN THE 1800 S Since the reign of Ivan the Terrible, the Russian Tsars had followed a fairly consistent policy of drawing more political power away from the nobility and into their own hands. This centralization of authority in the Russian state had usually been accomplished in one of two ways either by simply taking power from the nobles and braving their opposition (Ivan the Terrible was very good at this), or by compensating the nobles for decreased power in government by giving them gr...
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Hudson Bay Company Rocky Mountains
781 wordsJohn McLoughlin was one of the most influential figures of the fur trade and settlement periods of Pacific Northwest history. Chief Factor of the Columbia District of the British Hudson's Bay Company, he reigned as a benevolent autocrat, befriended Americans, and eventually became an American citizen at Oregon City. He was born in Quebec in 1784 and trained as a physician near Montreal. He became a physician and traveled to the Northwest region in 1824 as a representative of the Hudson Bay Compa...
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Increased Demand Economic Growth
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African American Review Returned To England
1,812 wordsIra Frederick Aldridge was born on July 24, 1807 in New York. However, his birthplace remained questionable until 40 or so years ago. It has also been listed as Senegal (Africa), and Maryland. However conclusive evidence was found in the 1950 s that he was born in New York. Included in this evidence are his British Naturalization papers and Death Certificate. His father was Reverend Daniel Aldridge, a straw vendor and preacher in " Old Zion" . His mother was Lurranah. Ira grew up in a ...
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John C Calhoun Compromise Of 1850
1,600 wordsJohn Caldwell Calhoun, statesman and political philosopher, was vice- president, a congressman, secretary of war, senator, secretary of state, and a leading champion of Southern rights. [Netscape 1 ] Throughout his life, Calhoun kept advocating for the South and pushing for the growth of the South. Threw his career as the vice-president, he kept pushing Jackson to help out his fellow Southerners and keep the South alive. [Bartlett 26 ] He was born on a farm near Abbeville, S. C. , on Mar. 18, 17...
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House Of Representatives Secretary Of War
627 wordsJohn John Calhoun JOHN CALHOUN John Caldwell Calhoun was born in 1782 in South Carolina. Calhoun was born near Abbeville District, South Carolina, and was an honors graduate at Yale College in 1804. He practiced law in Abbeville District until his election to the South Carolina legislature in 1808. He was a major American political figure before the Civil War. Calhoun played an important part in national affairs for 40 years. He was Vice President of the United States from 1825 to 1832, and he r...
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House Of Representatives One Of The Greatest
553 wordsth Presidential Profile Name: John Quincy Adams Dates in Office: He served from 1825 to 1829 Party: Democratic Republican Background: Adams was born on July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts. He was the son of John Adams, the 2 nd president of the United States. From age 10 to 17, Adams lived in Europe while his father was ambassador to different nations. At the age of 18, he enrolled at Harvard, and graduated in 1787. For the next three years after graduating, Adams studied law under Theophi...
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John Quincy Adams Secretary Of State
1,514 wordsJOHN QUINCY ADAMS John Quincy Adams was born in Braintree (Quincy), Massachusetts on July 11 th, 1767. His ancestry lineage was English. Adams? religion was Unitarian. His father, John Adams, was born in Braintree (Quincy), Massachusetts on October 19 th, 1735. He died in Quincy, Massachusetts on July 4 th, 1826. He had three major occupations. He was a lawyer, a statesman, and the President of the United States. His mother, Abigail Smith Adams, was born in Weymouth Massachusetts on November 11 ...
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President Of The United States United States Of America
670 wordsJohn Quincy Adams was the sixth president of the United States. He was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts to John and Abigail Adams on July 11, 1767. He was their first child. His father, John Adams, was the second President of the United States. In 1778 and 1780, when he was only 11 and 13 years old, John Quincy accompanied his father on diplomatic missions to Europe. He studied in Paris in 1778 and 1779. In 1780 he studied at the University of Leiden. When John was 14 years old he b...
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Panama Canal Canal Zone
1,023 words1825, a Panama Canal In 1825, a group of American businesspeople announced the formation of a canal building company, with interests in constructing a canal system across the Isthmus. This project was to take place in an area now called Panama. The endeavor was filled with controversy. Though the canal itself was not built until the early 1900 s every step toward the building and ownership, was saturated with difficulty. Walter Lafeber illustrates the dilemmas in a historical analysis. In his wo...
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United States Government Amounts Of Money
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German Confederation Prussian War
826 words1809 -Austria lose to Napoleon again and lose, conclude reform is bad. 1813 - Prussia fight against Napoleon again and are vicious persevere with reform. 1815 -Vienna settlement, Prussia gains Ruhr, North Saxony, Aachen-Cologne-Krefield triangle. German confederation set up under the leadership of Austria. 1818 -Prussia removes customs barriers (domestic tariff system) 1834 - Zollverein launched including 18 states. 1836 - Zollverein extended to 25 states. 1846 - 7 - Disasterous corn harvests an...
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