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The effect of Whitney's Cotton-Gin on the Cotton Husbandry of the United States
In 1793, the year of the invention, the whole cotton crop of the United States...
LIVING IN SPAIN
Preface: The following article is from an American periodical called "The American Farmer" from 1826...
Indian Treaties. The treaties concluded last year with the Chippewa, Sioux, and Winnebago indians, and...
CORNSTALK, THE SHAWNEE CHIEF
BY THE REV. Vt. H. FOOTE.
There was a time when the name...

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Daniel Shays

was an American soldier, revolutionary, and farmer. Daniel was famous for being one of the...

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton