On the night of October 16, 1859, Brown and his band overran the government munitions stockpile. Some of his men gathered together a modest bunch of prisoners, including a couple slaves. Expression of the attack spread and by the next day Brown and his men were encompassed. On October 18, an organization of U.S. Marines, drove by Colonel Robert E. Lee (1808-70) and Lieutenant J. E. B. Stuart (1833-64), overran Brown and his devotees. Brown was injured and caught, while 10 of his men were slaughtered, including two of his children.
Pierce also sights them as traitors, showing he is backing pro slavery territorial legislature. When this happened the pro slavery marshal assembled a large posse to arrest them. When they arrived in Lawrence, Kansas they overturned the town, destroyed many printing presses, and burned down the “Governor’s” house. The violence in Kanas began in 1854 and continued thru 1861. When the attack on Lawrence is answered by John Brown and his four sons and few others on the anti-slavery side strike back.
Even more miners rebelled when Sid Hatfield was murdered in a surprise attack by detectives outside of a courthouse (Sid was there to face charges for sabotaging a coal mine). Miners marched on the state capitol led by the union organizer “Mother” Jones, and from there decided to free the imprisoned miners and force the mine owners to allow unionization in the non-unionized
Stephen F Austin was a very important person to texas ; at first stephen was an american pioneer then he became the state legislature from 1814 to 1820. In 1819 stephen moved to arkansas and became district judge then found out that his father moses was in debt. August 1820 stephen moved to Louisiana to pay off the debts of his father in New Orleans. On June 1821 stephen 's father died which left him with the 300 families right after that stephen got 750 more families to go to spanish texas.When stephen went to texas the mexicans started fighting over land and how many people were coming to texas from america. In 1833 stephen went to mexico city to clear up some business with the Mexican Government.
Cornelius Mahony was born in County Cork, Ireland on December of 1828 to Timothy and Mary Mahony. At seventeen years old, he made the journey to the new country, the United States. Many speculate that he came over for new beginnings due to hardship in the potato famine. He stayed in New York for a couple of years where he met his wife, Bridget Fitzgibbon (Somers). Bridget was also Irish.
Prosecutors also say that he was engaged in a scheme to conceal his earnings that amounted to millions of dollars from the IRS. They reported that DMX received millions from the songs he produced. He was able to avoid paying his taxes by creating accounts under different names and often paid large amounts of his expenses in cash. DMX planned on evading his taxes by not setting up any personal bank accounts. According to U.S. Attorney, Joon H. Kim, DMX even declined to tape the TV show, Celebrity Couples Therapy until they issued him a check without withholding taxes.
The war ended in 1814 and Upper Canada returned to the business of peace and welfare. Edward, one of Lawrence’s oldest sons, was given, once he was of age, the 100 acres Lawrence had obtained by petition in 1797. As the years progressed many of Lawrence’s other sons obtained lands, mostly by buying them in the Pelham area. With his second wife, he would also have at least another five sons, one being Mathias (b 1823) and 3 girls. There were 6 Jennings’ farms established by 1828 in Pelham Twp: Lawrence (Lots 6+7, Con.
The English had ended up burning 5 or 6 villages and destroying many cornfields. The mens next mission was to find the murderers of John Stone. Endicott’s and Gardiner’s men sailed out to where the Pequot tribe was. The English ended up running into the Pequot and they attempted to negotiate with them. The negotiating didn’t work out and the English ended up burning the village and killing a Pequot.
Fredrick Douglas- black abolitionist, spoke about William Lloyd Garrison 's American Anti Slavery Society viii. Democrats nominate Lewis Cass- presidential candidate another expansionist proposed squatters sovereignty ix. Free Soilers- Martin Van Buren and Whigs- Zachary Taylor x. ZACHARY TAYLOR (from the Mexican war)WON THE ELECTION c. California Gold and Racial Warfare i. John Sutter discover gold flakes in January 1848 ii. Men arrived in California in search of gold by 1849- more than 80,000 people mostly men arrived in CA iii. Men began working for wages with hydraulics and underground mining, other became farmers iv.
“Fighting Bob La Follette” was born on June 14, 1855 in Dane County, Wisconsin. He spent his childhood as a farm laborer before going to college at the University of Wisconsin. He graduated after 4 years and found his first job as the Dane County district attorney. After this, he became a congressman representing Wisconsin which gave him a start to his great political career at the state level for his zealous oratory. Many political bosses despised him for his progressive beliefs and how he wasn’t afraid to share his opinion with the people.
Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna was a leader for the mexican army until april 21 1836 he was born in February 21, 1794 in Xalapa, Mexico. In 1828 he used his military influence to lift the losing candidate into the presidency, being rewarded in turn with appointment as the highest-ranking general in the land. In 1833 he won election to the presidency of the independent republic of mexico by an independent republic popular majority. He soon became bored in his first presidency, leaving the real work to his vice-president, who soon launched an ambitious reform of church, state and army. In 1835, when the proposed reforms infuriated vested interests in the army and church, Santa Anna seized the opportunity to reassert his authority, and led a military coup against his own
A few weeks later, on this day in 1916, Villa led an army of about 1,500 guerillas across the border to stage a brutal raid against the small American town of Columbus, New Mexico. Villa and his men killed 19 people and left the town in flames.
In addition to railroads, Congress passed numerous acts and laws to encourage people to move west. One of the first acts was the Homestead Act of 1862. Which “gave 160 acres of land to anyone who would pay a $10 registration fee and pledge to live on it and cultivate it for five year” (Divine, Breen, Fredrickson, and Williams 502). Passing this law forged a “mass migration of land-hungry Europeans” (Divine, Breen, Fredrickson, and Williams 502), amazed that a country would relinquish millions of acres for free. Between 1862 and 1900, close to 600,000 families made their way west from free homesteads.
These state banks were privately owned and it led to large inflation and the Panic of 1837. The inflation caused by this is held responsible for the government holds and laws regarding national and private banks. Jackson and Henry Clay argued quite a bit. Clay strongly advised Congress that they should renew the bank charter. He claimed that the country was in the middle of a revolution, although not yet a bloody one.
When none of their demands were met, the diggers met again on Bakery Hill, 29 November. A mass burning of licenses took place and for the first time, the Southern Cross flag, also referred to as the eureka flag was displayed. Angered that the diggers thought they had the right to “demand” things, the gold commissioner ordered a licence hunt for the next day. The miners responded with another mass