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HISTORY ERAS • The First Americans • Colonial Era • American Revolution • Early National Period • Pre-Civil War Era • Slavery • Civil War • Reconstruction • Gilded Age • America Becomes a World Power • Progressive Era • World War I • 1920s • Great Depression • World War II • Post-War Era • 1960s • Vietnam War • 1970-2000 • The 21st Century

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) HISTORY ERAS • The First Americans • Colonial Era • American Revolution • Early National Period • Pre-Civil War Era • Slavery • Civil War • Reconstruction • Gilded Age • America Becomes a World Power • Progressive Era • World War I • 1920s • Great Depression • World War II • Post-War Era • 1960s • Vietnam War ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 2908. No aspect of our past has been more thoroughly shaped by popular mythology than the history of Native Americans. Quite unconsciously, Americans have picked up a host of misconceptions. For example, many assume that pre-Columbian North America was a sparsely populated virgin land.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 2920 The 1920s was a decade of exciting social changes and profound cultural conflicts. For many Americans, the growth of cities, the rise of a consumer culture, the upsurge of mass entertainment, and the so-called "revolution in morals and manners" represented liberation from the restrictions of the country's Victorian past.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Colonial Era Timeline, Digital History ID 2929. 17th Century . 1607 May 13: The first permanent English colony is founded in Jamestown, Virginia. 1619 July 30: Virginia's House of Burgesses convenes; it is the first legislative assembly in English North America. August: A Dutch ship carries 20 blacks to Virginia.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 3559 . Beginning in the 1830s, the South developed a new and aggressive sense of “nationalism” that was rooted in its sense of distinctiveness and its perception that it was ringed by enemies. The South began to conceive of itself more and more as the true custodian of America’s revolutionary heritage. Southern ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) The history which our prior decisions have summoned to aid interpretation of the Establishment Clause permits little doubt that its prohibition was designed comprehensively to prevent those official involvements of religion which would tend to foster or discourage religious worship or belief.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 2916. Mark Twain called the late 19th century the "Gilded Age." By this, he meant that the period was glittering on the surface but corrupt underneath. In the popular view, the late 19th century was a period of greed and guile: of rapacious Robber Barons, unscrupulous speculators, and corporate buccaneers, of shady business ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Handouts. NOTE: Individual handouts opens in a new window; close that window to return to this page. African Americans After Slavery Indian Policy

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 3557 Pre-Civil War Americans regarded Southerners as a distinct people, who possessed their own values and ways of life. It was widely mistakenly believed, however, that the North and South had originally been settled by two distinct groups of immigrants, each with its own ethos.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Introduction by Steven Mintz. Enslavement The Slave Trade's Significance The Atlantic Slave Trade Toward Slavery The Experience of Liberation The Aftermath of Slavery

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Printable Version. Gilded Age Timeline, Digital History ID 2936. 1868 . June 25: Congress enacts an 8-hour workday for workers employed by the government. July 28: The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution grants citizenship to anyone born in the United States and guarantees due process and equal protection of the laws.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History>Topics>Controversies . The Politics of Oil. Digital History TOPIC ID 96. The modern era of oil production began on August 27, 1859, when Edwin L. Drake drilled the first successful oil well 69 feet deep near Titusville in northwestern Pennsylvania.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 3295 . Gradually during the late 19th and early 20th century, the United States imposed additional restrictions on immigration. In 1882, excluded people were likely to become public charges. It subsequently prohibited the immigration of contract laborers (1885) and illiterates (1917), and all Asian immigrants (except for ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Myths and Misconceptions and the Slave Trade and Slavery. Slavery and World History. Myth: Slavery is a product of capitalism. Fact: Slavery is older than the first human records. Myth: Slavery is a product of Western Civilization. Fact: Slavery is virtually a universal institution. Myth: Slavery in the non-western world was a mild, benign, and non-economic institution.

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 1099. Date:1880. Annotation: Four years before the dedication of the Statute of Liberty, whose inscription reads: "Bring me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," the United States enacted the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. The Act was the first immigration law to ban entry into the United ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 3567 The four hundredth anniversary of Christopher Columbus's "discovery" of the New World was commemorated with a massive "Columbian Exhibition" in Chicago in 1893. The exhibition celebrated Columbus as a man of mythic stature, an explorer and discoverer who carried Christian civilization across the Atlantic Ocean and ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History>Timelines. Timelines Available on Digital History. Interactive timeline from first Americans to 2000. More timelines coming soon! Aditional features:

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Digital History ID 3819. Imperialism and the Spainish American War. Interpreting Statistics. Up to our own day American history has been in a large degree the history of the colonization of the Great West....The frontier is the line of the most rapid and effective Americanization....The frontier promoted the formation of a composite nationality ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Republican Platform, 1860 (05/16/1860) "We deny the authority of Congress...or of any individuals, to give legal existence to Slavery in any Territory of the United States."

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