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Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 5 5 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 5 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 24, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 19, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 4 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 4 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 3 3 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 3 3 Browse Search
John D. Billings, The history of the Tenth Massachusetts battery of light artillery in the war of the rebellion 3 3 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Vermont, (search)
e Union. After the ratification of the Articles of Confederation, in 1781, Congress offered to admit it, with a considerable curtailment of its boundaries. The people refused to come in on such terms, and for ten years they remained outside of the Union. Finally, on Jan. 10, 1791, a convention at Bennington adopted the national Constitution, and Vermont, having agreed to pay to the State of New York $30,000 for territory claimed by that State, was, by resolution of Congress passed on Feb. 18, admitted into the Union on March 4, to have two representatives in Congress until an apportionment of representatives should be made. In the War of 1812-15 the governor refused to call out the militia, and forbade troops to leave the State; but Vermont volunteers took an active part in the battle at Plattsburg in 1814. During the troubles in Canada (1837-38), sympathizing Vermonters to the number of fully 600, went over to the help of the insurgents, but were soon disarmed. During the
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Women, Advancement of (search)
d by the people before admission by Congress......July 10, 1890 In adopting a State constitution in Washington, women were debarred from voting, although previously allowed. In Kansas women have suffrage in municipal elections, and the number of voters is constantly increasing. People vote in favor of woman's suffrage in Colorado in the State election of......1893 Montana women who are tax-payers have the same privileges at the polls as the men. New York State convention to revise the constitution decided against a woman's suffrage amendment by a vote of 97 to 58......1894 Supreme Court of New Jersey decides against the right of women to vote at school elections......1894 Twenty-seventh annual convention of the American Woman's Suffrage Association begins at Atlanta, Ga.......Jan. 31, 1895 [Susan B. Anthony, president.] Second triennial session of the National Council of Women of the United States begins at Washington, D. C., Feb. 18; ends......March 2, 1895
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