The Colony of New Plymouth, founded by the Pilgrims who arrived in the Mayflower in December 1620, occupied the southeastern corner of the present state of Massachusetts.Congressional Thanksgiving Day Proclamation, November 1, 1777. Broadside.
Danny Lyon was the first staff photographer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a national group of college students who joined together after the first sit-in by four African American college students at a North Carolina lunch counter.
Typescript notes with emendations for inaugural speech, 1905.The government website where federal agencies post discretionary funding opportunities and grantees find and apply for them.Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday that the Goa Gambling Act would be amended once the casino policy was announced so that no more vessels could be.American Treasures of the Library of Congress Reason Gallery A. (1774–1809),. In 1883 the high court effectively overturned the Civil Rights Act of 1875.The Federal Art Project (FAP), which originated in 1935, existed in forty-eight states.In June 1839, African slaves aboard the Spanish ship Amistad, bound for Cuba, seized control of the vessel and attempted to pilot it back to Africa.
Offset lithograph, ca. 1840s. Manuscript Division, Library of Congress.Terrell led picket lines to desegregate DC restaurants and lunch rooms in the 1950s.Harrison was inaugurated on March 4, 1841, on a cold, wet day and, refusing to wear a hat or coat, caught cold.This policy was followed by the first Congress under the Constitution which on April 15, 1789, adopted a joint resolution requiring that the practice be continued.Get the latest Boston news and information on Boston.com, including local and national breaking headlines.The Freedom Riders of the early 1960s, organized by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) rode through the South seeking to integrate the bus, rail and airport terminals.This mid nineteenth-century, abolitionist tract, distributed by the Sunday School Union, uses actual life stories about slave children separated from their parents or mistreated by their masters to appeal to the sympathies of free children.
Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (102B.6).Congressional Fast Day Proclamation, March 16, 1776. Broadside.This lack of objection suggests that both the legislators and the public considered it appropriate for the national government to promote a nondenominational, nonpolemical Christianity.
The Pilgrims Progress From This World to That Which is to Come. (Part II).Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress (120).
The 1829 and 1833 inaugural speeches made by Andrew Jackson were brief and to the point.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton documented the historic 1848 meeting by compiling this scrapbook of contemporary newspaper clippings.Table of Contents for Native American. Gambling The Early Spread of Native American Gambling An Initial Hurdle. and Congress The Quebec Act (1774).The Thirteenth Amendment, which formally abolished slavery in the United States, passed the House of Representatives after easy passage in the Senate on January 31, 1865.In 1833, sixty abolitionist leaders from ten states met in Philadelphia to create a national organization to bring about immediate emancipation of all slaves.Barnette reconsidered its decision in Gobitis and held that the right of free speech guaranteed in the First Amendment to the Constitution denies the government the authority to compel the saluting of the American flag or the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.Like other social causes, the suffrage movement provided inspiration to a number of song writers, both women and men.
While serving as New Salem postmaster and a member of the Illinois state assembly, Lincoln studied the law and taught himself surveying.Joseph Cinquez, The brave Congolese Chief. New York: Moses Y. Beach. Lithograph, 1839.On the night of March 5, 1770, five citizens of Boston died when eight British soldiers fired on a large and unruly crowd that was menacing them.