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  • Jun 5, 2006 | KOLN-TV Lincoln A 16-year-old boy drowned Sunday in one of the May 20, 2006 | York News-Times An explosion in an eastern Kentucky coal mine killed five miners while one other miner was able to get out alive, Gov

  • Feb 21, 2006 | Grand Island Independent Feb 21, 2006 | KOLN-TV Lincoln Six public information meetings are scheduled before the March 14 vote on issuing bonds to fund a $6 million expansion of Feb 14, 2006 | York News-Times Feb 7, 2006 | Lincoln Journal Star Taxpayers have begun funneling millions of dollars into the Republican River basin to help farmers cope with the current shortage of water

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  • Sunday Sep 10 | WPMT-TV York Police have released the name of the local man who died in an accident yesterday afternoon in Friday Sep 8 | WPMT-TV York An industrial fire in Friday Sep 8 | It's impossible to know how old Hope is, but it's certain she spent most of her life curled up in a tiny cage that left her back permanently hunched

  • Yesterday | WPMT-TV York UGI will replace all the natural gas mains and service connectors in the Lancaster County neighborhood where a home exploded earlier this month

    The Political Graveyard: Cortland County, NY
    Information on the political history, cemeteries and memorial sites in the county.

  • Cortland County New York Named for Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr

  • Folmer Little York: Robert Bushby Marathon: Thaddeus R

  • Crosley Little York: Robert Bushby See also N.Y

  • Cortland Homer Truxton Cortland County, New York Politicians buried here: William H

  • Chair of Cortland County Democratic Party, 1939-42; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1940 (alternate), 1944, 1952

  • Cortland County, New York Politicians buried here: Samuel Gilbert Hathaway (1780-1867) — also known as Samuel Hathaway — of New York

  • Member of New York state assembly, 1814, 1818; member of New York state senate 6th District, 1823; U.S

  • Representative from New York 22nd District, 1833-35; Presidential Elector for New York, 1852

  • Cortland, Cortland County, New York Politicians buried here: Nathan Lewis Miller (1868-1953) — also known as Nathan L

  • New York state comptroller, 1901-03; Justice of New York Supreme Court 6th District, 1903-13; Justice of the Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court, 1905-13; judge of New York Court of Appeals, 1913-15; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1920 ; , 1921-22; defeated, 1922

    The Political Graveyard: Livingston County, NY
    Information on the political history, cemeteries and memorial sites in the county.

  • Livingston County New York Named for Robert R

  • Erwin 1887 York: Jonathan G

  • Morris Nunda Nunda Portage York Geneseo, Livingston County, New York Politicians buried here: Otto Kelsey — of New York

  • Lawyer ; New York state comptroller, 1903-06

  • Geneseo, Livingston County, New York Location maps, from U.S

  • Army during the Spanish-American War; member of New York state assembly from Livingston County, 1905-10; Speaker of the New York State Assembly, 1906-10; delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1908, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1936, 1940 ; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1912; U.S

  • Senator from New York, 1915-27; defeated, 1926; U.S

  • Representative from New York, 1933-51 (39th District 1933-45, 41st District 1945-51); elected unopposed 1942

  • John Young (1802-1852) — of New York

  • Member of New York state assembly, 1832, 1845-46; U.S

  • Representative from New York 30th District, 1836-37, 1841-43; Governor of New York, 1847-49

  • Died in New York, New York County, N.Y., April 23, 1852

  • Army during the War of 1812; ; member of New York state assembly, 1829-30; member of New York state senate 8th District, 1831-32; U.S


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  • New York: 1856 , Library of Congress (195) The Shakers The Shakers, or the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Coming, were founded by 'Mother Ann Lee, a stalwart in the 'Shaking Quakers' who migrated to America from England in 1774

  • Shaker emissaries from New York visited Kentucky in the early years of the nineteenth century to assess the revivals under way there and made a modest number of converts

  • 1885 Library of Congress (197) THE MORMONS Another distinctive religious group, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or the Mormons, arose in the 1820s during the 'Golden Day of Democratic Evangelicalism.' The founder, Joseph Smith (1805-1844), and many of his earliest followers grew up in an area of western New York called the 'Burned Over District, ' because it had been 'scorched' by so many revivals

  • Persecuted from its inception, the Mormon Church moved from New York to Ohio to Missouri to Illinois, where it put down strong roots at Nauvoo

  • New York: 1851 Library of Congress (199) Migration to Utah This map shows the route of the migration of the Mormons from Illinois to Utah

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    Williamsburg, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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  • Williamsburg, in the center of the (which includes Jamestown and Yorktown), is well-known for the restored colonial area of the city, and for the which is situated mostly within the city of Williamsburg

  • The provides a bucolic low-speed link between the points of the which in addition to Colonial Williamsburg, includes Jamestown and Yorktown

  • Williamsburg Transportation Center is served by several trains a day, with direct service to, and points along the from Washington DC through New York City to Boston

  • The system also provides services and operates replica trolley buses at the Yorktown Riverfront attraction

    James II of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    An illustrated biography from the collaborative online encyclopedia.

  • When the city surrendered in 1646, the Duke of York was confined in St James's Palace by parliamentary command

  • When Charles I was executed by the rebels in 1649, monarchists proclaimed the Duke of York's elder brother, as King Charles II

  • Following its capture by the English in 1664, the Dutch territory of was named New York in his honour., 150 miles up the, was renamed in his honour as well

  • Many English people, distrustful of Catholicism, regarded the new Duchess of York as an agent of the

  • A defrocked Anglican clergyman, falsely spoke of a '' to kill Charles and put the Duke of York on the Throne

  • On the orders of the King, the Duke of York left England for

  • The of 1683, a Protestant conspiracy to assassinate both Charles and the Duke of York, failed utterly; it increased popular sympathy for the King and his brother

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  • The shape of the city became pyramidal and soaring: be it a town that grew from an earlier Roman city like York, where the cathedral overwelmed the rest of the skyline, or one based on a monastery like Le Mont Saint Michel, which used its rocky site to climb to the sky, or a new cathedral town like Chartres, which promoted itself as a pilgrimage site, or a castle town, or a crossroads trading center like Troyes that grew up around the international fairs of Champaigne - The Official Commonwealth of Virginia Home Page
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  • By Anthony York [06/23/99] The black community debates the singer's icon status in light of her unwed motherhood

  • A few black leaders began to compare the liberal former California governor with New York's Republican 'I don't think he cares much about diversity, ' former Mayor Elihu Harris, who is black, told the San Francisco Chronicle after Brown's State of the City address in April

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    News of Chester Arthur's Death
    Obituary reproduced from November 19, 1886, issue of The New York Times.

  • News of Chester Arthur's Death News of Chester Arthur's Death [From page 1 of The New York Times, November 19, 1886] DEAD AMONG HIS KINDRED THE PEACEFUL END OF EX-PRESIDENT ARTHUR

    James Buchanan's Obituary
    Reproduced from page 5 of The New York Times, June 2, 1868.

  • James Buchanan's Obituary James Buchanan's Obituary [From page 5 of The New York Times, June 2, 1868] OBITUARY

  • He was tendered the hospitalities of the City of New-York, and his journey to Lancaster resembled a triumphant march : Home Page
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  • Pataki and Mayor Bloomberg to increase New York's cigarette taxes, already among the nation's highest, will slam the small businesses that collect them — unless the state finally enforces its rights to collect cigarette taxes from American Indian reservations

  • in > (NEW YORK) -- One of the nation's largest cigarette manufacturers is threatening to cut off wholesalers in New York state if they continue to sell untaxed cigarettes to Indian reservation retailers

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  • Amidst the Yellow Journalism of New York City, he bought the struggling New York Times and made it a legendary newspaper

  • World War I hero was immortalized in the movie Sergeant York starring Gary Cooper

  • A statue of York is on the grounds of the State Capitol

  • The Crump machine was on par with Tammany Hall in New York City or the Daley machine of Chicago in its ability to deliver patronage and votes

    The New York City Draft Riots of 1863
    An illustrated account of five days of mayhem in July 1863, which included the
    lynching of eleven black men.

  • ' In the Shadow of Slavery covers two and a half centuries of black life in New York City, and skillfully interweaves the categories of race and class as they affected the formation of African American identity

  • In the Shadow of Slavery, then, is a big and ambitious book, one in which insights about race and class in New York City abound

  • Leslie Harris has masterfully brought more than two centuries of African American history back to life in this illuminating new work.'—David Roediger, author of The Wages of Whiteness The New York City Draft Riots of 1863 An excerpt from In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863 by Leslie M

  • The enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation in January 1863 capped two years of increasing support for emancipation in New York City

  • Although Republicans attempted to keep abolitionists from taking a leading role in New York's antislavery politics during the early years of the war, by 1862 abolitionist speakers drew huge audiences, black and white, in the city

  • Increasing support for the abolitionists and for emancipation led to anxiety among New York's white proslavery supporters of the Democratic Party, particularly the Irish - News Links
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    Wealthy French citizen who came to America to support the Revolution. He befriended
    General Washington and was with him at Valley Forge.

  • Military Strategy While Lafayette was in Virginia, Generals Washington and Rochambeau met in Wethersfield, Connecticut on 21 May 1781 and planned a joint French-American attack on New York City aided by the fleet of Admiral de Grasse stationed in the West Indies

  • So Lafayette wrote to General Washington that the British forces could be trapped on the peninsula at Yorktown

  • When Washington received Lafayette's urgent letter on 9 July 1781 and two weeks later learned that Admiral de Grasse was sailing from the West Indies with some 28 sail of the line and 3, 000 French troops headed for the Chesapeake Bay, he immediately abandoned his planned attack on New York City and followed Lafayette's suggestion and prepared for the march to Virginia

  • Lafayette's son escaped to New York City, but his wife and two daughters were captured and taken to Paris

  • PART III -- LAFAYETTE TOURS THE USA New York City In 1824, President James Monroe invited Lafayette to visit the United States

  • In August, Lafayette began his triumphal tour of New York City, where he received a hero's welcome

  • New England After he left New York on August 20th, the marquis had supper at the Sun Tavern in Fairfield, Connecticut and spent the night at the Washington Hotel in Bridgeport


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