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    trepidation concerning the slavery question and is abundantly clear in the letter’s final two lines, in which he states- “Clay has offered what he calls a compromise, but will get little support. I do not see how the question can be settled”. The Henry Clay-authored Compromise of 1850 represented, Calhoun argued, yet another attempt to erode the already diminished political influence exercised by the slaveholding states of the South. Sixteen days after Calhoun’s correspondence with Clemson, on…

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    in Warren, Michigan. The initial zip code for this part of Warren is 48092 but Warren is a big city requiring more than one zip code so it has quite a few zip codes covering its area. Warren is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. James R. Fouts, who is Warren’s current Mayor. He was elected to his first mayoral term in November 2007(Wikipedia). The 2010 census shows the city's population at 134,056, which makes Warren the largest city in Macomb County, and the third largest…

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    identities of these authors, but there is some speculation. George Clinton, Robert Yates, Samuel Bryan, Melancton Smith, Richard Henry Lee, Mercy Otis Warren, and Patrick Henry are suspected as being the authors of the letters. Doubting I have enough space to list them all, I would like to give a little bit of background information on Patrick Henry and Melancton Smith. Patrick Henry was a politician and attorney who became known as a speechmaker during the crusade for independence in Virginia.…

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    The beginning This whole industry really kicked off with Henry Ford, an entrepreneur that took the necessary risks to make a car that was not only affordable but that was mechanically sound as well. Born on July 30, 1863, near Dearborn, Michigan into a middle class agrarian family Henry found the farm work to be tedious he decides to invent new ingenuitive machines to make the work easier. When Ford was 13 years old, his father gifted him a pocket watch, which the young boy promptly took apart…

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    Constitution and in the midst of the crisis of nullification, James Madison reaffirmed the centrality of federalism while writing the preface to what would become his “Notes on the Federal Convention”. The federal system certainly was important to James Madison and his contemporaries, and it has been important to succeeding generations of Americans who lived their lives and struggled with collective issues and concerns in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Numerous ideas on government…

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    event. There was an air of celebration. It felt like a public holiday. Yet, one important man was not officially invited to the event. The Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, Joseph Henry. This was by no mere accident. It was the building committee’s, constituting some politicians, ploy to irritate Henry. Henry had repeatedly clashed with the politicians on board regarding the building. He wanted to minimize the cost for the building as much as possible. Whereas…

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    deep-rooted sectionalism during the 1820s and 1830s. In the 1820 election, James Monroe was elected into his second term as President bringing about an Era of Good Feelings, in which only one political party dominated national politics. His presidency, however, brought about an era of controversy concerning the formation of intrastate infrastructure in order to eventually increase interstate commerce. In the early 19th century, Henry Clay put forth his American System numerous times before…

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    ago, while America was at war with England and James Madison was president, a child was born in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. This child born of means would one day turn his back on his elite status to defend the defenseless. This child grew up to be Henry Bergh, the creator of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, an organization that still exists today more than 150 years after its inception. I am honored to be here with Henry Bergh to ask him some questions about…

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    Federalist papers were written in 1787 and 1788 (anonymously at the time) by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay which wrote under the pen name “Publius”. The Federalist papers consisted of eighty-five essays that argues of their support to the United States Constitution; The papers urged citizens to ratify the Constitution of the United States. The Federalist paper No. 10 was written by James Madison. James Madison took the same subject as the Federalist paper No. 9 which was…

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    are responsible for providing Americans with the freedoms we have today like Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton. These people would make great world leaders today for their contributions to society, government, and public relations. In general, these men have contributed to our country in many ways; for example, they drafted the United States Constitution. Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay would publish the Federalist Papers. Thomas Jefferson would write the…

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