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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jews and Judaism. (search)
in Paris, whose object it was to aid in removing Jewish disabilities wherever they might exist, and to raise the spiritual condition of their coreligionists in northern Africa, eastern Europe, and western Asia by the founding of schools. From these small beginnings the Alliance has grown to be an important factor in the conservation of Jewish interests. Faithful to its programme, it has established a large number of elementary and technical schools, and has intervened actively in Algeria, Morocco, the Turkish Empire, and Persia whenever Jews or Jewish interests were in any way threatened. Its attempt, however, to represent the whole Jewish people has not been successful; for the reason that it has been allied too closely with French national interests; and side by side with the Alliance Fran-çaise it has been an active propagandist of the French language and of French culture in the East. This one-sidedness of its work is best seen in the fact that by its side similar organizatio
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Martinez-Campos, Arsenio 1834-1877 (search)
Martinez-Campos, Arsenio 1834-1877 Military officer; born in Cuba in 1834; was educated at Madrid; and became a colonel when twenty-nine years old. For a time he served in Morocco and Cuba, and returned to Spain, with the rank of brigadier-general, in 1870, and took part in putting down the Carlist insurrection. Later he declared against the republic and was imprisoned as a conspirator, but after requesting to serve in the Liberal army he was set free, and given the command of a division under Concha. He took part in the battles of Los Munecas and Galdames, and raised the siege of Bilbao. Returning to Madrid he espoused the cause of Alfonso XII., and with Jovellar succeeded in placing the royal heir on the throne. He was next sent into the disturbed territory of Catalonia, which he pacified in less than a month. In 1876 he ended the civil war by defeating Don Carlos at Peña de la Plata, for which he Arsenio Martinez-Campos. was appointed a captain-general. In the follow
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ontinental Congress meets at New York......Nov. 6, 1786 Arthur St. Clair, of Pennsylvania, chosen president of Congress......Feb. 2, 1787 Congress advises the States to send delegates to a convention in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation, to meet May 14......Feb. 21, 1787 Congress by ordinance provides government for the territory northwest of the Ohio (now Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin)......July 13, 1787 Treaty between the United States and Morocco ratified......July 18, 1787 South Carolina cedes to the United States her claims to a strip 12 miles wide west of a line from the head of the Tugaloo River to the North Carolina border......Aug. 9, 1787 Delegates to the convention sign the Constitution......Sept. 17, 1787 Thirteenth Continental Congress adjourns; 359 days session......Oct. 30, 1787 Fourteenth Continental Congress meets at New York......Nov. 5, 1787 Spanish intrigues in Kentucky......1788 Cyrus Griffin,