The "Unionists" were successful in the elections of 1851 and 1852. Passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill and uncertainty about agitation against slavery led the State Democratic convention of 1856 to revive the "Alabama Platform".
1453 - May 29; Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks. After 1100 years the Eastern Roman Empire has finally reached its end, shutting Europe's door to the East.
West Virginia (/ v ər ˈ dʒ ɪ n i ə / ( listen)) is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, and Pennsylvania and Maryland to the northeast.
Q . William A. Quarles (1820-?) Brigadier General, Confederate Army, Civil War. b. 1820 in Va. Member of Clarksville Lodge No. 89, Clarksville Chapter No. 3, R.A.M., and Clarksville Commandery No. 8, K.T. (knighted Sept. 6, 1871), all of Clarksville, Tenn.
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Numerous memorials and petitions were presented -- among them one from the citizens of Kentucky, claiming to be successors of Joe Smith the Mormon Prophet, objecting to the establishment of the Government of Deseret, and charging the people of the city of the Salt Lake with treasonable designs, they having taken a secret oath to avenge the ...
Concentration Camp Lists. Afghanistan: Land of the Afghans [Arachosia / Khorasan / British South Asia / Southern Turkestan]
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