In the letter John discusses traveling through Alabama and Georgia, and he describes the Creek uprising after the Treaty of Indian Springs was signed: "The Creek Indians are in a great commotion at present. On Saturday last they have killed Genl....
In the letter she discusses supplying their slaves with winter clothes; the cotton and corn harvests and hog killing on the plantation; the upcoming presidential campaign, in which Andrew Jackson will not run; a new law in Louisiana prohibiting the...
Article from The Weekly Herald about the lynching of George Meadows at Pratt Mines in Jefferson County, Alabama. Meadows, an African American, was accused of assaulting a white woman and killing her young son.
This article describes the response of United States citizens and government officials to the news about the Lusitania: "The most significant feature of the situation created in America by the sinking of the Lusitania, as viewed by official...
In the letter Milner asks Bankhead to support a bill that would require six months of military training for all American men at the age of nineteen; this would create an experienced reserve of soldiers who could be called to duty during a defensive...
In the letter, written shortly after the assassination of John Kennedy, Sheldon accuses Lee Harvey Oswald of Communist activities and ultimately blames the president's death on Communism: "I feel that now is the time to organize our forces. About...
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