However, this did not stop him from learning and pursuing knowledge.
He opened up his own bookstore and invited British soldiers to come.
Then, Henry asked the officers about operating artillery, soon becoming an expert
Henrys knowledge of artill
Running head: ANNOTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Annoted Bibliography On World Civilization Songhay Empire
Hansen, V., & Ken Curtis, K.(2013). Voyages in World History, Volume II Since
John Brown: Murderer or Martyr?
Abolitionist John Brown developed a plan to secretly invade the South, call upon
the slaves to rise, give the slaves weapons, and establish a black free state.
In October 1859, he seized the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry
Drifting Toward Disunion
The Kansas Territory erupted in violence in 1855 between the proslavery and
antislavery factions. In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision permitted
slavery in all Western territories, invalidating the Missouri C
"Old Buck" Versus "The Pathfinder"
Meeting in Cincinnati, the Democrats chose James Buchanan as their
presidential candidate to run in the election of 1856 because he wasn't involved
with the divisive Kansas-Nebraska Act. The Democratic platform campaigne
In 1863, two Confederate warships were being built by a British shipyard. These
ships had large iron rams would have destroyed the Union blockade. To avoid
infuriating the North and potentially starting a war, the London government
Bull Run Ends the "Ninety-Day War"
President Abraham Lincoln decided to attack a small Confederate force at Bull Run. If
successful, the victory would show the superiority of Union arms and might eventually lead to the
capture of Richmond.
On July 21, 186
Girding for War: The North and the South
The Menace of Secession
President Abraham Lincoln declared that secession was impractical because the
North and South were not geographically divided. He also stated that with
secession, new controversies
Renewing the Sectional Struggle
The Popular Sovereignty Panacea
Popular Sovereignty: the idea that the people of a territory should determine
their territory's status of slavery. It was popular with politicians because it was a
Manifest Destiny and Its Legacy
The Accession of "Tyler Too"
At the beginning of Henry Harrison's presidency, Daniel Webster (secretary of
state) and Henry Clay (leader of Whigs in the Senate) expected to control the
Presidency because Harrison
A Mandate (?) for Manifest Destiny
For the election of 1844, the Whigs chose Henry Clay, and the Democrats
chose James K. Polk. Polk was the Speaker of the House of Representatives for
four years and governor of Tennessee for two terms. He beat Henry Clay
The Harlem Renaissance was used to refer to the collective and cultural outburst that occurred in
Harlem immediately the world war I came to conclusion to 1930s. At that time, Harlem was the
melting pot of different cultures. It was a place where the writ
Running Head: AMERICAN HITORY
As an American citizen, I would not support the internment of the Japanese because I feel
this is an infringement of their rights. The government of the
Benjamin was recognized to be a genius early in his life.
Josiah sent Benjamin to school for a year, hoping that Benjamin would enter the clergy.
However, Josiah had nine other sons to support and Benjamin couldnt finish his
Benjamin then becam
In John Jakes The Bastard, Philippe meets Marquis de Lafayette for the first time
when the marquis is being attacked by thieves.
Philippe saves Lafayettes life and the young men become friends.
In fact, Lafayette gives Philippe a sword that he
Why: immigrants degraded urban government and hated for willingness to work for low
wages, and bringing dangerous ideas (socialism and communism)
Chinese Exclusion Act
What: immigrants that worked dirtiest jobs for low pay
During this brawl, Philippe restrains a man who was about to accidentally kill
Washington as he climbed out of his tent.
George Washington was born in Virginia in 1732 to a wealthy family.
When his father died when he was eleven, George went to Mount Vern
Just when it looked as if the army would fall apart, Washington rallied the troops and
With Baron von Steubens help, Washington turned his men into a real army that forced
the British to surrender at Yorktown.
After the war was over, Was
Adams used his influence to help repeal the Townshend Act and other taxes.
In addition, when the Tea Act was not repealed, Adams incited the Sons of Liberty
to dump the tea from the harbor.
After the British passed the Intolerable Acts, Sam Adams went to
Lafayette served alongside General Washington at Valley Forge and many battles,
including the Battle of Monmouth.
However, in 1779, he went back to France in order to gather more French support for the
He came back in 1780 with Rochambeau
After he signed the Declaration, Franklin worked tirelessly for the American cause.
He went to France to secure money and supplies for the new nation and to persuade
France to join the United States.
When Franklin died in 1790, his funeral was attended by
In addition, Knoxs artillery helped Washington to win the Battle of Trenton and
It was thanks to Knoxs knowledge of artillery that the rebels were able to fight
and even win against the British during the American Revolution.
With the Civil
Running Head: NURSING
In the UnitedeStates of America, nursing became popular immediately after the second
world war. Many6 women had a desire to give car4e to the soldies who were fighting. The
Defeat and Doom for the Whigs
In the Democratic Convention of 1852 in Baltimore,
the Democrats chose Franklin Pierce as their candidate for president. He
supported the Compromise of 1850 and the Fugitive Slave Law.
Meeting in Baltimore, the Whigs chose Wi