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  1. Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate forces through the end of the Civil War, began building his reputation as a military officer in America's war against Mexico. At the start of the Mexican–American War, Captain Lee invaded Mexico with General Wool's engineering department from the North.

  2. After the American Civil War, the Civil Rights Act of 1866 (ratified in 1870, after the 14th Amendment came into effect) repeated the exclusion, declaring: all persons born in the United States, and not subject to any foreign power, excluding Indians not taxed, are hereby declared to be citizens of the United States. Fourteenth Amendment

  3. This 1963 Seattle Times article records one of the many confrontations between Indians and state fish and game authorities (1/8/63) As indicated in the article below, state and federal authorities wrestled with questions of authority as well as over the nature of Indian fishing rights until the matter was resolved in the Boldt decision of 1974.

  4. Welcome to the online home of University of Massachusetts Press. We publish scholarship, literature, and books for general readers that reflect the quality and diversity of intellectual life on our campuses, in our region, and around the world. Housed on the Amherst campus, UMass Press is proud to operate the Juniper Literary Prizes and publish the Bright Leaf imprint.

  5. The balance of firepower changed though by the late eighteenth century as muskets evolved into rifles with much greater accuracy. By the end of the Civil War, repeating rifles and six‐shot revolvers put the bow and arrow at a severe disadvantage. Native Americans did not reject the rifle, and many learned to pour lead into molds for bullets.

  6. Jul 19, 2022 · Ulysses S. Grant, original name Hiram Ulysses Grant, (born April 27, 1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio, U.S.—died July 23, 1885, Mount McGregor, New York), U.S. general, commander of the Union armies during the late years (1864–65) of the American Civil War, and 18th president of the United States (1869–77). Grant was the son of Jesse Root Grant, a tanner, and Hannah Simpson, and he grew up in ...

  7. › topics › colonial-americaThe Pilgrims - HISTORY

    Dec 02, 2009 · In terms of percentage of population killed, King Philip’s War was more than twice as costly as the American Civil War and seven times more so than the American Revolution. The Pilgrim Legacy in ...

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