This fact-filled and easy-to-read essay contrasts the experiences of Chinese immigrants to Arizona with the experiences of those who lived in California.
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Yet, Baltimore was 200 miles closer to the frontier than New York and soon recognized that the development of a railway could make the city more competitive with New York and the Erie Canal in transporting people and goods to the West.
The result was the , the first railroad chartered in the United States.
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There were great parades on the day the construction started.
With their formation, construction and operation, they brought profound social, economic and political change to a country only 50 years old.
My pages are such a confusion of different kinds of items that I am going to try to organize better. please keep checking this page as I will be constantly adding new items, collected and treasured for years - the newest items have the largest numbers so are way down near the bottom of the page... This statue was originally brought from Brazil by a dealer/collector and I have had the statues for about 15 years. It is the protector and representative in the Brazilian religion of Candombl.
(for questions please email: [email protected]) COL08. This necklace is a bit of a mix between two areas in South America. The originating religion came from Africa and was brought by priests (arriving as slaves) from the Orishas of Yoruba, the Voduns of the Jeje nation and the Nkisis of the Bantu starting in the mid 1500s. orishas act as protectors of the people and all have specific powers and directions to their lives.
Although the first railroads were successful, attempts to finance new ones originally failed as opposition was mounted by turnpike operators, canal companies, stagecoach companies and those who drove wagons. But the economic benefits of the railroad soon won over the skeptics.
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