As Reis explains in 1882 after 10 years in the theater Cody was challenged to put on a fourth of July celebration at his home town. Cody promised to make it the likes of which no one had seen before including killing a buffalo, riding horses, shooting, and bronco busting. Ten times more people showed up for the event than expected (60-62). Annie Oakley was born in Darke County Ohio. As Bill O’ Neal explains Annie Oakley shot her first squirrel at 8.
In America there's a holiday on February 2, known as Groundhog's day. This was started by the Pennsylvania Dutch and is considered to be a superstition. As the superstition goes, the groundhog climbs out of its burrow and if it's a clear day he sees his shadow and goes back to bed because Winter will last for six more weeks. If he doesn't see his shadow because of it being a cloudy day, Spring is right around the corner. The most famous groundhog is known as Puxatony Phil, and the town( Puxatony) in the US state of Pennsylvania, has a huge celebration where everyone comes out early in the morning on February 2, to see Phil's
The author then goes into detail about the massacre. He says that in 1864, 1,000 Cheyenne and Arapaho liked around Sand Creek. On the morning of November 29th, hundreds of soldiers appear at the village. A chief raised an american flag as a sign of friendship. Soon after, the soldiers opened fire with rifles and cannons.
The Donner Party had a great effect on the way pioneers traveled later on in time. The Miller and Reed families left on April 26, 1846 (Rosen). The Donners’ arrive at Independece, Missouri on May 10, 1846 (Rosen). The emigrants who would later form the Donner Party traveled with the Russell Party from Independece, Missouri to Alcove Springs in the Indian territory, which is now Kansas (Rosen). On Sunday November 1, 1846 the Donner Party decided to stay in Nevada for the winter (Rosen).
It is said that Frank was the last person to see Mary alive. In this paper I will briefly explain the what tled to the last night of Frank’s life. I will also explain the case of the State of Georgia vs Leo M Frank. Mary was a thirteen year old girl and was the child of tenant farmers who moved to Atlanta for financial gain. In April 26, 1913 Mary went to the pencil factory to pick up her paycheck for the hours worked that week from Frank.
The Texas Redistricting have been mandated by Texas Constitution since 1876. Base on the Constitution, every 10 years, Texas Government ( or Legislature to be clear) have to redraw the state representative and senatorial district. After the Redistricting in 2002, the Republican and Democratic have been fighting for their additional congress seats. After splingting Texas into 17-15 sears in U.S House Representative, the Democraft won Republician by 2 seats It 's not common for a district to redraw in the middle of decade; However, this just was done because of a plan that was submitted at the 2003 legislative session. Following the 2003, a regular session have been closed due to the lack of quorums and none of the vote have been made by the Democrat.
(pause) there are up and downs at every which turn like traversing the American countryside in the early 1800’s. Some times we fell into a hole but with support from the rest of us we were able to get out and be stronger from it. This reminds me a lot of the time when I was on the 7th grade camping trip. I know this event is basically beaten to death at this point and we would of heard it at least 100 times if everyone presented but I have a unique take on it that I believe will kind of tie into my Lewis and Clark metaphor well (wonder why I chose it). It was the first day of things and we were on some side of the road
Free Land In 1862 the U.S. Congress passed the Homestead Act. This law permitted any 21-year-old citizen or immigrant with the intention of becoming a citizen to lay claim to 160 acres of land known as the Great American Prairie. After paying a filing fee, farming the land, and living on it for five years, the ownership of the land passed to the homesteader. People came from all over the world to take advantage of this opportunity. By 1900 over 600,000 claims had been filed.
“The Lottery” in the story was set up on June 27th. The whole community would go to the center of the town for the event. It would begin at 10 in the morning and only last for two hours so that the villagers would be able to go home in time for dinner. In the story Jackson writes that, “The lottery was conducted-- as were the square dances the teen club, the Halloween program-by Mr.Summers, who had time to devote to civic activities.”. The head of each family, particularly the men, had to go to the box and pull a piece of paper; if they received the piece with the black dot on it, every member of that family had to pull and whatever member choose the piece with the black dot would have to be killed by stones.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, widely known as Mark Twain, is a writer, a journalist, an entrepreneur, a boat pilot, and a father. Samuel Clemens was born in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835, and died at the age of 74 on April 21, 1910; Halley’s comet passed by Earth the day he was born and died. He married the daughter of a rich coal merchant in New York, Olivia Landon, and soon raised four kids and lived their life in Buffalo, Missouri. In this paper, I will relate Mark Twain’s biography and works to his approach about the hypocrisy in religion. Mark Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, beside the Mississippi River, where he gets the background and experience he used to create some his most famous masterpiece.
When they first arrived to the Roanoke island in 1590, “colonists had mysteriously disappeared.” (Background Essay packet pg. 35) But these risks were considered possible risks in arriving at the new world. When they first set foot at Jamestown, it was filled with about 15,000 powhattan indians. They were ruled by a chief named Wahunsonacock. There were about 110 settlers and about 70 died by the end of december.
The date was June 28th, 1861. On this day, Jefferson Davis Tant was born to William and Mattie Tant in Paulding County, Georgia. Merely two months and sixteen days before his birth, the American Civil War had officially begun. This time of horrific tumult and immeasurable sorrow was the world into which the infant Tant was born. At the time of his birth, his father owned eleven farms and a magnificent two-story mansion in northern Georgia.
Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States which he served from 1861 until his assassination on April 15, 1865.Lincoln was the nation’s greatest president (Notes, Rosalski). He was born in Hodgenville Kentucky on February 12, 1809. Lincoln and his family moved to a farm in Indiana where he spent most of his childhood there. He attended school for less than a year and gained most of his education from reading books. In 1828 and 1831 Abraham Lincoln took trips down the Mississippi River to take food to New Orleans.
where it crosses Bowie 's Mill Road (Turnertown Road), nine miles northwest of Franklin, Logan County (now Simpson County), Kentucky, probably on April 10, 1796. He was the son of Reason (or Rezin) and Elve Ap-Catesby Jones (or Johns) Bowie. In 1794 Reason Bowie had moved his family from Tennessee to Logan County, where he farmed and operated a gristmill with the help of eight slaves. In February 1800 he moved to Madrid, in what is now Missouri. On May 2, 1801, at Rapides, Louisiana, Reason Bowie and his brothers David, Rhesa, and John swore allegiance to the Spanish government.