Articles with keyword "Nineteenth century"

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Revolt of the Masses

From Mass Moments, a website (www.massmoments.org) that is a daily almanac of significant events in the state’s history. It can also be received as a podcast or RSS feed.

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Wild Time in the Poconos

From The North American Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied, Volume I, May 1832–April 1833, published by the University of Oklahoma Press, 2008, in which the aristocratic naturalist and

Franklin School

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Capital Gains

Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,

Civil War soldiers from Wisconsin

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Badger Boys in Blue

Wisconsin remembers its Badger Boys who fought for the Union.

Robert E. Lee astride Traveller

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How Did Robert E. Lee Become an American Icon?

The man was remembered, but not his cause.

Young dancer

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Everything Is Divine in Bali

A new exhibit of art, ritual, and performance from a tropical paradise.

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Presidential Service

Benjamin Latrobe and his wife, Mary, helped newly inaugurated President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison furnish the White House.

Image of poster from Lincoln Centennial

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Lincoln’s Centennial

The year was marked by adulation.

Image of Lincoln at McClellan's camp

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Lincoln the Great

Though He Didn’t Look That Way at the Time.

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Letters Home

From Charles Darwin: The Beagle Letters, a volume by the editors of the Charles Darwin Correspondence Project, which has been supported by NEH.