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New York City History in 1787

The city received a sudden, strong, healthful, forward impetus in the spring of 1787, through large accessions of its population. Every dwelling-house was occupied. Rents went up, doubling in some instances, fresh paint and new shutters and wings transformed old tenements, and carpenters and masons found ready employment in erecting new structures. 436 more words

New York City

The Constitution of the United States of America

The Constitution of the United States of America, 5/5

It is tax season, so perhaps I can be forgiven for expecting “the supreme law of the land” to be as ludicrously bloated and unreadable as the Internal Revenue Code.  77 more words

Book Reviews

from Robert Picklesimer: (continuing from Part 1) …But most of the songs were just sketchy ideas about the tone and approach to some of the songs and I had no idea how to implement them. 86 more words


Boeing delivers the first South Carolina-built 787-9 Dreamliner to United Airlines

Boeing (Chicago, Seattle and Charleston) has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner assembled at its North Charleston, South Carolina, facility to United Airlines (Chicago). The airplane also marks a milestone for the 787 program as the 250th Dreamliner to be delivered. 264 more words


The Toronto Purchase

People have been living around the Great Lakes for some 12,000 years. Reimagining ancient history in the Americas is a recently burgeoning area of study, but understanding ancient North American societies involve still involved some guesswork. 1,895 more words