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oops to the island. On Feb. 5, 1896, a resolution recommending that the Cubans be recognized as belligerents was introduced in the United States Senate, and on Feb. 27, a similar one was presented to the House. On Feb. 28, the Senate resolution was adopted by a vote of 64 to 6. This action aroused great indignation in Spain, aendment. The following resolution was reported to the United States Senate by the committee on the relations with Cuba on Feb. 25. It was passed by the Senate Feb. 27, and by the House on March 1: That in fulfilment of the declaration contained in the joint resolution approved April 20, 1898, entitled For the Recognition oed States. 8. That by way of further assurance, the government of Cuba will embody the foregoing provisions in a permanent treaty with the United States. On Feb. 27 the constitutional convention adopted a declaration of relations between Cuba and the United States. The preamble cited that the convention received from the m
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), French depredations. (search)
French depredations. On Feb. 27. Mouth of French Creek. 1797, the Secretary of State laid before Congress a full exhibit of the wrongs inflicted by the French on American commerce. Skipwith, American consulgeneral in France, had presented to the Directory 170 claims, many of them for provisions furnished, examined, and allowed; for 103 vessels embargoed at Bordeaux, for which promised indemnity had never been paid; and to these wrongs were added enormous depredations then going on in the West Indies, seizing and confiscating the property of Americans without restraint. American vessels were captured and their crews treated with indignity and cruelty. Encouraged by the accession of Spain to their alliance and the victories of Bonaparte in Italy, the French Directory grew every day more insolent. They were countenanced by a great party in the United States, which had failed by only two votes to give a President to the American Republic. See France, relations with.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Immigration. (search)
h alien into the United States, and if that cannot be done, then at the expense of the United States; and any alien who becomes a public charge within one year after his arrival in the United States from causes existing prior to his landing therein shall be deemed to have come in violation of law and shall be returned as aforesaid. Sec. 12. That nothing contained in this act shall be construed to affect any prosecution or other proceeding, criminal or civil, begun under any existing act or acts hereby amended, but such prosecution or other proceeding, criminal or civil, shall proceed as if this act had not been passed. Sec. 13. That the circuit and district courts of the United States are hereby invested with full and concurrent jurisdiction of all causes, civil and criminal, arising under any of the provisions of this act; and this act shall go into effect on the first day of April, 1891. The measure passed the Senate Feb. 27, and was approved by the President March 3, 1891.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Shenandoah Valley, chronology of the operations in the (search)
defeats Early, strongly fortified at Opequan Creek, near WinchesterSept. 19, 1864 Early falls back to Fisher's Hill, south of Winchester, where Sheridan routs him, taking 1,100 prisoners and sixteen gunsSept. 23, 1864 Sheridan pushes Early to the mountains; returns to Cedar Creek, and, leaving his command, visits WashingtonOct. 15, 1864 Early, reinforced, returns to Fisher's Hill, and, learning of Sheridan's absence, sets out to attack on the evening ofOct. 18, 1864 Surprises the Federals under Wright, driving them back with a loss of twenty-four guns and 1,200 prisoners, morning ofOct. 19, 1864 Sheridan at Winchester on the night of the 18th. On his way to the front news of the rout of his army reaches him. His arrival on the field stops the retreat. Early is crushed and the campaign in the valley ended, Oct. 19, 1864. See Cedar Creek. Sheridan, with 10,000 cavalry, drives the Confederates from Waynesboro, Feb. 27, and, advancing, joins Grant before PetersburgMarch 27, 1865
r, hats, umbrellas, playing-cards, boots, tobacco, leather, etc., and an annual duty on household furniture, and gold and silver watches, by act......Jan. 18, 1815 Internal-revenue tax on gold and silver and plated ware, jewelry, and paste-work manufactured within the United States......Feb. 27, 1815 Direct tax of $19,998.40 laid on the District of Columbia annually, by act......Feb. 27, 1815 Acts of Jan. 18 and Feb. 27, 1815, repealed......Feb. 22, 1816 Act of Jan. 9, 1815, and Feb. 27 repealed, and direct tax of $3,000,000 laid on the States, and direct tax of $9,999.20 laid on the District of Columbia......March 5, 1816 Duties on household furniture and watches kept for use removed by act......April 9, 1816 Acts of July 24, 1813, and Aug. 2, Dec. 15 and 23, 1814, repealed......Dec. 23, 1817 Act passed allowing States to tax public lands of the United States after they are sold by the United States......Jan. 26, 1847 Direct tax of $20,000,000 laid annually, a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
pted in convention, 113 to 17......Jan. 26, 1861 Alfred Iverson, of Georgia, withdraws from the Senate in a speech of defiance......Jan. 28, 1861 Kansas admitted as the thirty-fourth State......Jan. 29, 1861 Ordinance of secession of Texas adopted in convention, 166 to 7......Feb. 1, 1861 Peace conference held at Washington, D. C., at the request of the legislature of Virginia......Feb . 4, 1861 [Twenty-one States represented; exPresident Tyler chosen president. It adjourned Feb. 27, after proposing amendments to the Constitution, which were offered in the Senate March 2, and rejected by a vote of 3 to 34.] United States Senators Judah P. Benjamin and John Slidell, of Louisiana, withdraw from the Senate with speeches......Feb. 4, 1861 Confederate Congress meets at Montgomery, Ala......Feb. 4, 1861 Choctaw nation adheres to the Confederate States......Feb. 7, 1861 Congress authorizes a loan of $25,000,000......Feb. 8, 1861 United States arsenal seized at
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
..Dec. 14, 1861 At Middle Creek, Floyd county, Col. James A. Garfield routs the Confederates under Col. Humphrey Marshall......Jan. 10, 1862 Battle of Mill Springs, Pulaski county; Maj.-Gen. George B. Crittenden and Brigadier-General Zollicoffer attack the approaching Federals under Maj.-Gen. George H. Thomas; General Zollicoffer is killed and the Confederates routed......Jan. 19-20, 1862 General Buckner evacuates Bowling Green......Feb. 14, 1862 Confederates evacuate Columbus, Feb. 27; Federals take possession......March 3, 1862 Brig.-Gen. John H. Morgan, with his Confederate cavalry or rangers (900 men), begins his first Kentucky raid in Monroe county......July 8, 1862 Prison for rebel females prepared at Newport, where they will be required to sew for the Federal soldiers......July 28, 1862 Governor Magoffin resigns; J. F. Robinsin, speaker of State Senate, succeeds him......Aug. 16, 1862 General Bragg begins his march into Kentucky from Tennessee......Aug.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
18, 1868 Congress readmits the Southern States......June 25, 1868 Fourteenth Amendment adopted by the legislature......July, 1868 Numerous political and color riots occur in New Orleans, Opelousas, and other portions of the State during the year ......1868 Passage of social equality bill, giving all persons, without regard to color or previous condition, equal privileges in public conveyances or places of public resort......Jan. 4, 1869 Fifteenth Amendment ratified by Senate, Feb. 27, and by House......March 1, 1869 Crescent City Live-stock and Slaughter-house Company, a monopoly in New Orleans which excited opposition, and was finally declared unconstitutional and restrained by perpetual injunction, was created by the legislature and went into operation......June 1, 1869 Legislature grants to the New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railway Company $3,000,000 in 8-per-cent. State bonds, payable in four instalments......Feb. 21, 1870 Legislature unites Jeffers
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
13, 1893 Statue of Nathan Hale unveiled......Nov. 25, 1893 The court of appeals decided that foreign corporations could buy and sell real estate in New York......Jan. 16, 1894 [This decision affected $25,000,000 worth of property.] John Y. McKane, of Gravesend, L. I., found guilty of election frauds and intimidation, and sentenced at Brooklyn to six years in Sing Sing prison......Feb. 19, 1894 Greater New York bill, after repeated defeats, passes the Assembly, Feb. 8, Senate, Feb. 27, and is signed by the governor......Feb. 28, 1894 David Dudley Field, born 1805, dies at Gramercy Park, New York City......April 13, 1894 Constitutional convention meets at Albany......May 8, 1894 Brooklyn Tabernacle (Dr. Talmage's) and adjoining buildings burned......May 13, 1894 Governor Flower vetoes school-teacher's pension bill......May 14, 1894 President Cleveland signs the New York and New Jersey Bridge bill......June 8, 1894 Senate committee begins investigation of