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Colonial Soldier - Patriot Grandfathers I have so many. I am a Daughter of the American Revolution. Adonijah Perry, Revolutionary War Soldier from Jones County, North Carolina

Government functions expanded after 1870.There were Civil service exams allowing positions to be gained through ones own talent.School became compulsive to 12.Wider welfare measures were put into place.These changes meant that citizens had more contacts to reach out for than in all history.The political spectrum became realigned and social issues became huge.Socialism subsequently gained much support after Karl Marx invented it. Socialist parties became major forces in several countries.

The Trial of Rebecca Nurse

"The Lord knows that I haven't hurt them" illustration by Howard Pyle of Rebecca Nurse published in "Dulcibel: A tale of old Salem" by Henry Peterson circa 1907. #salemwitchtrials

Patrick Henry before the House of Burgesses on March 23, 1775, in Saint John's Church in Richmond, Virginia.. "Give me Liberty, or give me Death!"

The final phase of the revolution appeared when a leading general, Napoleon Bonaparte, converted the revolutionary republic into an authoritarian empire. Napoleon confirmed many of the revolution's accomplishments, including religious liberty and equality under the law (but not for women).

Colonial Soldier - Patriot Grandfathers I have so many. I am a Daughter of the American Revolution. I will find each one.

Dom Pedro II, Imperador do Brasil, em 1850. François René Moreaux (1807-1860) Museu Imperial. Rio de Janeiro http://sergiozeiger.tumblr.com/post/107114536548/francois-rene-moreau-moreaux-rocroi-franca-3