Joseph Smith American History

How Spencer came to study early American history; Joseph Smith; The Second Great Awakening; Joseph Smith's revelation story in 1820; The founding of the. Moroni, Joseph Smith asserted, had buried in New York in the Hill Cumorah a record of his people who had lived on the American continent from about 600 B.C. to about […]

Migrant Workers Rights Usa History

Door County cherries have a troubled history when it comes to migrant workers. During the 1950s, growers in the county brought in migrant workers to pick and process tens of millions of pounds of cherries per season, providing them substandard, segregated housing and sometimes paying them less than half of what they’d contractually promised. While […]

When Was Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Nov 6, 2015. On this day in history, Abraham Lincoln was elected the 16th President of the United States, and was the first Republican to win the presidency. Apr 6, 2017. Republican President Abraham Lincoln had future Democrat. as his vice president running mate during the 1864 election because the. More than any other president. […]

John Tyler Civil War

On this day in 1844, President John Tyler married Julia Gardiner. where they lived until the Civil War. Julia soon grew accustomed, as the wife of a wealthy plantation owner, to their leisurely. Across the US, statues erected mostly in the post-Reconstruction period or the civil rights era last century are being. US presidents” at […]