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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Andrews, Elisha Benjamin, 1844- (search)
Andrews, Elisha Benjamin, 1844- Educator: born in Hinsdale, N. H., Jan. 10,) 1844; graduated at Brown University in 1870, and at Newton Theological Institute in 1874; was president of Brown University in 1889-98; superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools in 1898-1900; and in the last year became chancellor of the University of Nebraska. He is author of History of the United States; An honest dollar, a plea for bimetallism, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
presentatives because of alleged treacherous. acts. Fortifications at Bolivar Point, Galveston Harbor, Tex., destroyed by the United States frigate Santee.—9. The Confederate Congress passed a bill admitting Kentucky into the Southern Confederacy.—20. Confederates destroyed about 100 miles of the North Missouri Railroad, with its stations, bridges, ties, fuel, water-tanks, and telegraph-poles.— 30. The banks of New York, Albany, Philadelphia, and Boston suspend specie payments. 1862.—Jan. 10. Waldo P. Johnson and Trusten Polk, of Missouri, expelled from the United States Senate.—11. Bridges of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad burned by the Confederates.—16. The Ohio legislature authorized the banks of that State to suspend specie payments.—17. Cedar Keys, Fla., captured by Union troops.—30. the Monitor launched.— Feb. 3. Confederate steamer Nashville ordered to leave Southampton (England) Harbor; the United States gunboat Tuscarora, starting in pursuit, stop
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Secession of Southern States. (search)
Hooker; to Alabama, Joseph W. Matthews; to Georgia, William L. Harris; to Louisiana, Wirt Adams; to Texas, H. H. Miller; to Arkansas, George B. Fall; to Florida, E. M. Yerger; to Tennessee T. J. Wharton; to Kentucky, W. S. Featherstone; to North Carolina, Jacob Thompson, the Secretary of the Interior; to Virginia, Fulton Anderson; to Maryland, A. H. Handy; to Delaware, Henry Dickinson; to Missouri, P. Russell. Ordinances of secession were passed in eleven States of the Union in the following order: South Carolina, Dec. 20, 1860; Mississippi, Jan. 9, 1861; Florida, Jan. 10; Alabama, Jan. 11; Georgia, Jan. 19; Louisiana, Jan. 26; Texas, Feb. 1; Virginia, April 17; Arkansas, May 6; North Carolina, May 20, and Tennessee, June 8. Only one of these ordinances was ever submitted to the people for their considration. See Confederate States of America; articles on the States composing the Confederacy; and suggestive titles of the persons and events that were conspicuous in the Civil War.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Star of the West, (search)
t loyal men were in power in his government, he would have opened the great guns of the fortress, and the Star of the West and her precious freight would not have been driven to sea. There was great exultation in South Carolina because of this act of war. The legislature resolved that they learned with pride and pleasure of the successful resistance this day by the troops of this State, acting under orders of the governor, to an attempt to reinforce Fort Sumter. The Charleston Mercury, Jan. 10, said, exultingly: Yesterday, the 9th of January, will be remembered in history. Powder has been burned over a decree of our State, timber has been crashed, perhaps blood spilled. The expulsion of the Star of the West from Charleston Harbor, yesterday morning, was the opening of the ball of revolution. We are proud that our harbor has been so honored. . . . South Carolina has not hesitated to strike the first blow, full in the face of her insulter. Let the United States government bear
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tariff. (search)
r, Alexander R. Boetler, and William H. McMahon, organizes at the Ebbitt House, Washington, D. C.,......July 6, 1882 Report of tariff commission submitted to Congress and referred to ways and means committee......Dec. 4, 1882 Act passed repealing section 2510 of the Revised Statutes (levying an additional duty of 10 per cent. on goods from places west of the Cape of Good Hope), May 4, and amended......Dec. 23, 1882 Senate reports a tariff bill which is called up for consideration, Jan. 10; House bill reported by ways and means committee, Jan. 16; both bills discussed and amended for several weeks; a conference committee meets, Feb. 28; after some resignations and reappointments of members, reports, March 2, accepted in the Senate, 12.30 A. M., March 3, by 32 to 31 votes, and in the House at 5.30 P. M., March 3, by 152 to 116 votes, and signed by the President before adjournment, which was after midnight......March 3, 1883 A bill to reduce import duties and war-tariff taxe
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
public peace, punishes membership by a fine of not less than $500 or imprisonment for five years......1868 University of the South at Suwanee, chartered in 1858, opened......1868 Governor Brownlow calls out the State militia to suppress the Ku-klux Klan, and proclaims martial law in nine counties......Feb. 20, 1869 Southern Commercial Convention held at Memphis; 1,100 delegates from twenty-two States......May 18, 1869 Constitution, framed by a convention which sat at Nashville, Jan. 10 to Feb. 22, ratified by a popular vote of 98,128 to 33,872......March 26, 1870 Colored Methodist Episcopal Church of America organized at Jackson by Bishop Paine......Dec. 16, 1870 Office of chief commissioner of immigration for the State created by act of legislature......1871 Reunion and Reform Association meets at Nashville......Oct. 13, 1871 Agricultural bureau organized under act of legislature......Dec. 14, 1871 Convention at Jackson to promote the formation of a new St