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force bill

(Encyclopedia) force bill, popular name for several laws in U.S. history, notably the act of Mar. 2, 1833, and the Reconstruction acts of May 31, 1870; Feb. 28, 1871; and Apr. 20, 1871. The first…

nullification

(Encyclopedia) nullification, in U.S. history, a doctrine expounded by the advocates of extreme states' rights. It held that states have the right to declare null and void any federal law that…

Tyler, John

(Encyclopedia) Tyler, John, 1790–1862, 10th President of the United States, b. Charles City co., Va. Early Career Educated at the College of William and Mary, he studied law under his father, John…

Jackson, Andrew

(Encyclopedia) Jackson, Andrew, 1767–1845, 7th President of the United States (1829–37), b. Waxhaw settlement on the border of South Carolina and North Carolina (both states claim him). Early Career…

Ku Klux Klan

(Encyclopedia) Ku Klux Klan ko͞o˝ klŭks klăn, designation mainly given to two distinct secret societies that played a part in American history, although other less important groups have also used the…

Mouth to Mouth

Director: Manuel Gómez PereiraWriters: Joaquín Oristrell, Jean Luis Iborra, Naomi Wise and Manuel Gómez PereiraDirector of Photography:Juan AmorósEditor:Guillermo RepresaMusic:Bernardo…

Women's Suffrage: Politics After the War

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler The First Victory (1869)Two Amendments and Many WomenPolitics After the WarThe enfranchisement of the Negro did not have the effect upon…

WOMAN SUFFRAGE AND POLITICS - Index

Chronological Record of the Wi... Index Abbott, Rev. Lyman, 126 Abolitionists. See Anti-Slavery Acklen, Col. Joseph H., 424 Acts of Reconstruction, 228 Adams, Abigail, 9 Adams, John…

Women's Suffrage: Index

by Carrie Chapman Catt and Nettie Rogers Shuler Chronological Record of the Wi...IndexAbbott, Rev. Lyman, 126Abolitionists. See Anti-SlaveryAcklen, Col. Joseph H., 424Acts of…