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    Question about life in 1835

    Hello everyone! I am working on an essay and have a quick historical question to help me formulate my narrative with proper historical accuracy. What was the average life like for a family in the Southern US in 1835? Also the rich? Moral and political expectancies of both? Any and all...
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    1835 slave revolt lead by Muslims, brazil

    From the book, Empire of Necessity by Greg Grandin, I read how a good per cent of slaves that came from the Bight of Benin, (modern-day Benin, Togo, and Nigeria). Slaves from the tribes of The Yoruba, Nupe, Wolof and Mandinke although speaking different languages being a large proportion being...
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    Lord Macaulay’s address to the British Parliament in 2 February, 1835.

    Lord Macaulay’s address to the British Parliament in 2 February, 1835: "I have traveled across the length and breadth of India and I have not seen one person who is a beggar, who is a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people of such calibre, that I do...
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    Modes of communication in 1835

    So the Dade Massacre set into motion the Second Seminole Indian War on December 28th 1835. How did they send word to the north about these events? Pony Express? Because I don't recall when the telegraph was invented, but I think it was after that. Any info would be appreciated.
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    US Army Mode of travel in 1835

    I am researching a relative who enlisted in the US Army for the 2nd Seminole Indian War on December 30, 1835, two days after Dade's Massacre, and the start of the 2nd war against the Seminoles. What mode of transportation would the Army have used to get their troops to Florida from Connecticut...