A Desperate Plea for a Divine Plan

August 19, 1850: By Jonas Johnston Washington, D.C.- The American Colonization Society, which founded Liberia in 1830 with the assistance of our good President James Monroe1, has recently put out a request for the people of the United States to raise twenty thousand dollars in a fundraising attempt to buy and establish a series of…

Nunna daul Tsuny – The Trail of Tears

Baltimore Sun – August 1839 By Roman Ramsey John Ross was elected chief of the Cherokee Nation today in Oklahoma, their new homeland (6). The events that lead up to this election in the west were as follows. As you may remember, the removal of the Indians began nine years ago, with the Indian Removal…

Theatrical Peak – Lind Mania

Theo S. Dudley September 30th, 1950 I arrived in New York a month ago, a place where time goes faster than others. Development in the city never stop and it grows more rapidly than others. I came here early for the auction at the Barnum’s American Museum for the tickets of Jenny Lind concert, the…

American Sports in 1833

Theo S. Dudley July 31rd, 1833 As I walk closer to the fence between the crowd and the track, people are getting noisier. In my hand, there is a performance chart from two days ago. Uncle Henry, one of the horses that I am interested in, won his previous race, but his performance was not…