In 1783, James Madison first proposed creating a library for the use of Congress.Then George Washington became the new nations first president on April 30, 1789 with Philadelphia as its temporary seat of government. 810 more words
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I’ve uploaded one of your peers’ notes on both of these videos (look on Handouts page or click below). While each are very detailed and outlined, it is not necessary that you know every single detail, but you should know the general outline of each period, including the main argument at the end. 6 more words
“You may fire when you are ready Gridley.”
- U.S. Navy Commodore George Dewey, instructed the commanding officer of his flagship,USS Olympia, at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War, 1898… 1,209 more words
Today in 1836, one day after Sam Houston and his Texian Army defeated the Mexican army at the Battle of San Jacinto, a search party led by James Sylvester, captured Mexican General Santa Anna. Now WE know em
On March 6, 1836, Mexican General Antonio López de Santa Anna’s forces killed 189 Texan defenders at the Battle of the Alamo.
Santa Anna and his army then executed more than 342 Texan prisoners at the Goliad Massacre on March 27, 1836. 454 more words