Month: November 2008

Ronald Reagan (Presidents & Their Times)

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Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States, 1985. In the teeth of Republican trustees at Yale, William Graham Sumner denounced protective tariffs as 40 THE TURN OF THE CENTURY an instance of the evil results of government meddling in economic life. This may have presented a challenge to fathers’ authority. families lost homes and farms. Godfrey Hodgson, The World Turned Right Side Up: A History of the Conservative Ascendancy in America (New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1996).
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Great Events from History: The 20th Century 1901-1940-Vol.4

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Patrick Joseph Hayes, archbishop of New York, United States of America. + September 4, 1938. While the precise causes of the Great Depression are both numerous and challenging to pinpoint, the economic effects were disastrous. In 1999, the average manufacturing employee worked 4.6 hours of overtime per week. Office for National Statistics, 1996, "Abortion Statistics: Legal abortions carried out under the 1967 Abortion Act in England and Wales, 1995," National Statistics, on line [ http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_health/AB22_1995/ab22_1995.pdf ].
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Montgomery Bus Boycott, The (Perspectives on Modern World

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Part of the Department of Homeland Security, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office represents the second largest law enforcement organization in the US. When the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) opened in 1817, its trading volume was 100 shares a day. In total, during the first eighty-eight years of this century, almost 170,000,000 men, women, and children have been shot, beaten, tortured, knifed, burned, starved, frozen, crushed, or worked to death; or buried alive, drowned, hung, bombed, or killed in any other of the myriad ways governments have inflicted death on unarmed, helpless citizens or foreigners.
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Cold War Spies (Wartime Spies)

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Within both parties there are sharp differences on a great many issues; for example, northeastern Democrats in the past almost uniformly favored strong federal civil rights legislation, which was anathema to the Deep South; eastern Republicans in foreign policy are internationalist-minded, while Midwesterners of the same party constituted from 1910 through 1940 the hard core of isolationist sentiment in the country.
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The Kennedy Assassination (The Mystery Library)

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In 1975 and 1976, in commemoration of the bicentennial of the United States, the reverse was changed to depict a Colonial drummer with a victory torch encircled by 13 stars. Attorney General and as a Supreme Court Justice during the 1940s but is best known for his role as chief prosecutor during the Nuremberg Trials. Hall Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Nevada, Las Vegas “Much of the evidence adduced by Out of Work is presented in the style so masterfully developed in Friedman and Schwartz: Logic and narrative are used to blend seemingly unrelated facts into a coherent view of the world.
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John F. Kennedy's Presidency (Presidential Powerhouses)

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Actually, we continually are reconstructing the past in the light of our own needs as we seek guidance for our perplexities from the thoughts and deeds of earlier epochs. An Equal Pay Act was passed in Britain in 1970. They generate leadership and managerial behaviors that are easily recalled by participants and observed by a trained staff, facilitating later review and discussions. Aimed at eradicating urban poverty and crime and (re)instituting social justice when it fell victim to predatory capitalism, the Progressive reform movement had been an outspokenly moral campaign and as such naturally appealed to women in whose gender role model moral vocation occupied central place.
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Turbulent 60's Set

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From the early 1970s to the end of the century. but many younger children grew up not knowing any other life except one in which they went back and forth between their parents’ residences. by itself. And always -- do not forget this -- you have got to fight weeds. Leisured women turned to war work, driv- THE HOME FRONT 195 ing and repairing ambulances, as well as raising funds and serving in the Red Cross and other war aid agencies.
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The 20th Century, 1901-1940: 1915-1923 (Great Events from

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The population history of England. Under the Refugee Act of 1980, a ceiling for the number of admissible refugees is set annually; in fiscal 2002, the ceiling for refugees was 70,000. Imperialism has been practiced by many countries for a long time now, and will continue to be used by countries that seek to gain power and influence. Also of prominence are the Cleveland Museum of Art, the St. Its members live in isolated groups in the hilly regions of South West Africa.
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West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San

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Also included in the book are a number of black and white photos of Blessed Miguel Pro - including several of him in disguise and those taken at his execution and his funeral. The creation of money market funds for the small investor in the eighties which paid higher rates of return than savings accounts prompted depositors to withdraw their money from banks and invest it in the higher yielding mutual funds. As literary critics, poets like Allen Tate and John Peale Bishop shifted the focus of interest from the poets' period and personality to his work, and particularly to the manner in which that achieved its effects.
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Robert Kennedy: His Life

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From the beginning, the Farmers Alliance showed sympathy with the growing labor movement. Consumers Union of the US, founded in 1936, publishes the widely read monthly Consumer Reports, which tests, grades, and comments on a variety of retail products. While the history of the Great Charter is more complicated than this popular historical narrative allows, the repetition of this interpretation has enabled Magna Carta to become a powerful totem of liberty, right and justice through the ages.
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