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  • The Whiskey Rebellion: Frontier Epilogue to the American Revolution by Thomas P. Slaugther

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    excise taxes, as well as contention over land between Native Americans, frontier settlers, and eastern politicians and land speculators, who the author shows were frequently one in the same. In particular he looks at the personal interests held in western land speculation by that most revered of all the founders, George Washington himself, who he clearly paints as having a substantial personal stake and by inflection Slaughter concludes the “father of our country” very much acted upon his own self-interest

  • The Whiskey Rebellion

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    impose taxes and to make laws in general. The Whiskey rebels did not only act in opposition to the whiskey tax, “some of them were planning an insurgency against the government itself” (“Whiskey Rebellion” par.2). Neville Craig who resided in west Pennsylvania supported the government and claimed that he had “a strong suspicion that some at least of the leaders were not influenced by a mere desire to get rid of whiskey, some of them were perhaps secretly hostile to the existing form of government” (“Whiskey

  • Nathie Marbury: The Western Pennsylvania School For The Deaf

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    January 20, 1944 in Grenada, MS but grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of Lezera and Rosetta Marbury. Nathie had many siblings; she was the 16th of 17th children. Her parents for some reason did not believe in education, but Nathie as a child who was born deaf enabled her to better her education. She attended Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, and graduated in 1962. An interesting fact about The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf was founded in 1869, and is a non-profit

  • R. Ga And Adelburger Defense Of Eastern Ohio And Western Pennsylvania

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    R GA and Adelburger defense of eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylvania had finally fallen by the 17th of November. By this point, with the Underground continuing their push from the west, the FYC-YCHS alliance continuing their push from the south, in addition to the Union and the other factions following in the wake of the advance, this has resulted in the Union having the opportunity to launch a series of subversion and swaying of RGA and Adelburger control of the other school systems on the surface

  • Essay on Colonization of Pennsylvanis by William Penn

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    Nevertheless, once they got a taste of the western world, there was no stopping. In 1493 Spain led the popular discovery of America when Columbus first settled in the New World. While England's first colony was Jamestown, established over 100 years later in 1607. After the settlement of Plymouth, in 1620 America's eastern sea board soon became over crowded. Establishing the first thirteen colonies was no easy task. In Foner's

  • Michael F Doyle Essay

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    currently serving his twelfth term in congress representing the 18th district of Pennsylvania from 1995-2003 then the 14th district from 2003-the present. He’s currently the most senior congressman from Pennsylvania. Doyle is from Swissvale, Pennsylvania and born to Irish and Italian parents. He’s married to Susan Doyle and has four kids. Doyle attended to Swissvale Area High School in 1971 and enrolled at Pennsylvania State University and got a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Development in

  • Summary Of Rudyard Kipling 's ' The Great Gatsby ' Essay

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    They 're there, there, there with Earth immortal (Citizens, I give you friendly warning). That the things that truly last when men and times have passed, they are all in Pennsylvania this morning! Rudyard Kipling   1. The Commonwealth They Served The weather was seasonally cold in Pennsylvania’s Capitol late in 1914. On Sunday morning, December 27, the temperature was 1 degree Fahrenheit. This reading was the lowest ever registered in the last month of the year during the almost three-decade history

  • How Did An Early City Develop

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    activities, as well as a way to control and address unsanitary environmental conditions. In 1682, William Penn–an English real estate entrepreneur and devoted of the Quaker religion–had additional reasons that drove to the establishment of the Pennsylvania colony. One of the reasons was the need of a place where individuals could enjoy the freedom of religion. Another reason, it appears to have been influenced by the need of rebuilding a city that Penn highly admired and which he witnessed being

  • Philadelphi The United States

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    largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, and the core of the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country. Located in the Northeastern United States at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural center of the Delaware Valley. Popular nicknames for Philadelphia are Philly and The City of Brotherly Love. The city is the center of economic activity in Pennsylvania, and is home to the Philadelphia

  • The Light In the Forest Essay

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    It is the fall of 1764, and the relations between white settlers of western Pennsylvania and Indians of the Ohio area are strained. Nevertheless, the ambitious white Colonel Bouquet and his troop of 1,500 men march into Indian country and demand the return of whites who have been kidnapped by the Delaware Indians. True Son, a fifteen-year-old white boy who has been raised by Indians since the age of four, is one of the white prisoners who is going to be returned. True Son loves his Indian way of