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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 2 0 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 2 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 20, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Panama Canal. (search)
De Lesseps, at Liverpool, describes his plan; canal to be 46 miles longMay 31, 1880 Engineers leave Paris Jan. 3; at workFeb. 24, 1881 Number of men said to be employed, 11,0001883 Company had expended 1,400,000,000 francs up to1888 French government authorizes a lottery for the workJune 8, 1888 Company suspends paymentDec. 11, 1888 Report of Inquiry commission states that 900,000,000 francs will be required to finish the workMay 5, 1890 M. Ferdinand and Charles de Lesseps, Fontane, Cotter, and Eiffel, sentenced in the French court of appeals to imprisonment and fineFeb. 9, 1893 Congressional committee begin to investigate Panama frauds in AmericaFeb. 12. 1893 Plant and works gone to utter ruin and Decay1894 Panama Canal Company of America; capital, $30,000,000 (cost of completion estimated at $125,000,000), incorporatedDec. 27, 1899 New company in France raises $10,000,000 to continue the workJune 30, 1897 President McKinley appoints Admiral Walker, Colonel Ernst, a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wise, Henry Alexander 1806-1876 (search)
habitual fervor of enthusiasm in their method of handling almost every subject. The debates of the schoolmen were sharp and subtle enough; but they wanted interest and grandeur, and were besides confined to a few. They did not affect the general mass of the community. But the Bible was thrown open to all ranks and conditions, to own and read. with its wonderful table of contents, from Genesis to the Revelation. Every village in England would present the scene so well described in Burns's Cotter's Saturday night. How unlike this agitation, this shock, this angry sea, this fermentation, this shout and its echoes, this impulse and activity, this concussion, this general effect, this blow, this earthquake, this roar and dashing, this longer and louder strain, this public opinion, this liberty to all to think and speak the truth, this stirring of spirits, this opening of eyes, this zeal to know—not nothing—but the truth, that the truth might make them free. How unlike to this is Know-