The American Tradition of Secession:   To America's founders, the right of secession was a fundamental part of their political philosophy. The Declaration of Independence was an announcement of secession from Great Britain, and it declared that if a government becomes destructive to the citizens' right to life, liberty, or property, citizens have a right to secede from that government and form a new one...

The American Tradition of Secession: To America's founders, the right of secession was a fundamental part of their political philosophy. The Declaration of Independence was an announcement of secession from Great Britain, and it declared that if a government becomes destructive to the citizens' right to life, liberty, or property, citizens have a right to secede from that government and form a new one...

Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. This is an enormous timeline of the British Monarchs from 1066 to the present day. The dates of the reigns of each monarch are included with each name and photo. Additional individuals are on the timeline as necessary to show how the line of succession reached a particular monarch.

Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II

Timeline of the British Monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth II. This is an enormous timeline of the British Monarchs from 1066 to the present day. The dates of the reigns of each monarch are included with each name and photo. Additional individuals are on the timeline as necessary to show how the line of succession reached a particular monarch.

The Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia: The massive Corliss Steam Engine provided power to the thousands of machines showcased at the 1876 exposition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Declaration of Independence...

The Centennial Exposition at Philadelphia: The massive Corliss Steam Engine provided power to the thousands of machines showcased at the 1876 exposition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Declaration of Independence...

St. Louis Mayor Victor Miller and backer, Harold Bixby welcome Charles Lindbergh after his arrival at Lambert Field, 17 June 1927. | collections.mohistory.org

St. Louis Mayor Victor Miller and backer, Harold Bixby welcome Charles Lindbergh after his arrival at Lambert Field, 17 June 1927. | collections.mohistory.org

A major economic recovery effort was made when the Hundred Days Congress passed the National Industrial Recovery Act on June 16, 1933, which created the National Recovery Administration (NRA). The NRA was the most complex and far-reaching of New Deal programs, designed to assist industry, labor, and the unemployed, first with immediate relief, and then with long-range recovery and reform.

A major economic recovery effort was made when the Hundred Days Congress passed the National Industrial Recovery Act on June 16, 1933, which created the National Recovery Administration (NRA). The NRA was the most complex and far-reaching of New Deal programs, designed to assist industry, labor, and the unemployed, first with immediate relief, and then with long-range recovery and reform.

March 24, 1832: In Washington, D.C., representatives of the Creek Indians sign a treaty ceding "to the US all their land, East of the Mississippi," which included large portions of east Alabama. Known as the Treaty of Cusseta, it was negotiated in the wake of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Approximately 20,000 Creeks were removed to the Oklahoma Indian Territory by 1840, although some remained, including the ancestors of the Poarch Band of Creeks, who are concentrated near Atmore, Alabama.

March 24, 1832: In Washington, D.C., representatives of the Creek Indians sign a treaty ceding "to the US all their land, East of the Mississippi," which included large portions of east Alabama. Known as the Treaty of Cusseta, it was negotiated in the wake of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. Approximately 20,000 Creeks were removed to the Oklahoma Indian Territory by 1840, although some remained, including the ancestors of the Poarch Band of Creeks, who are concentrated near Atmore, Alabama.

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