United States History by the Brace System; A Study of the History of the United States for the Use of Teacher and Pupil

United States History by the Brace System; A Study of the History of the United States for the Use of Teacher and Pupil

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...There was neither proy'.ion for the admission of a State, nor were there any knocking for admission. 425. Minister James Caldwell. Irving says: "No one showed more ardor in the fight than Caldwell, the Chaplain. The image of his murdered wife was before him. Finding the men in want of wadding, he galloped to the Presbyterian church, and brought thence a quantity of Watt's psalm and hymn books, which he distributed for the purpose among the soldiers." This was on the occasion of a fight at a bridge on the Rahway. 426. The Republicans were so called in Madison's time. 427. In Jackson's administration the Republicans were called " Loco Focos." On a certain occasion, at a meeting in Tammany Hall, the lights were extinguished and relighted by loco-foco matches, which several of its members carried in their pockets. 428. Thomas Faucett shot him in the back. Braddock had issued positive instructions to his men not to hide behind any defense whatever. The brother of Faucett had taken refuge behind a tree, and Braddock cut him down with his sword when Faucett shot him. 429. The same party was so called at later periods. 430. A badge made of silk, containing a button in the center, bearing the image of a palmetto tree. (Worn in 1860.) 431. William L. Mavcy. 432. Jefferson Davis married Zachary Taylor's daughter, and hence was Taylor's son-in-law. 433. That of Elizur Goodrich, a Federalist, and holding the office of collector fo-the port of New Haven. He was displaced by Jefferson and his place filled by Samuel Bishop, a Republican. 434. The 26th of January, 1802. John Beckley, of Virginia, was the first librarian. Samuel A. Otis furnished the nucleus of the library when he was secretary of the Senate. 435. The unfinished capitol...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658421X
  • 9781236584212