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Starting with the Pilgrims not only leaves out the Indians, but also the Spanish. In the summer of 1526 five hundred Spaniards and one hundred black slaves founded a town near the mouth of the Pedee River in what is now South Carolina. Disease and disputes with nearby Indians caused many deaths. Finally, in November the slaves rebelled, killed some of their masters, and escaped to the Indians. By now only 150 Spaniards survived, and they evacuated back to Haiti. The ex-slaves remained behind. So the first non-Native settlers in "the country we now know as the United States" were Africans.The Spanish continued their settling in 1565, when they massacred a settlement of French Protestants at St. Augustine, Florida, and replaced it with their own fort. Some Spanish were pilgrims, seeking regions new to them to secure religious liberty: these were Spanish Jews
Beginning with 1620 also omits the Dutch, who were living in what is now Albany by 1614. Indeed, 1620 is not even the date of the first permanent British settlement, for in 1607, the London Company sent settlers to Jamestown, Virginia. No matter. The mythic origin of "the country we now know as the United States"
As the world celebrates the 150th birthday of Henry Ford, World Footprints takes you to Michigan, the place where automobile history was made and beyond. We'll start our tour of the Great Lakes State in Mecosta County and introduce descendents of the “Old Settlers”—a group of twelve African-American families, including Tonya's, who migrated by underground railroad and wagon train to settle in Western Michigan. Then we'll travel t
History of the early Pioneers and Settlers 4-26-2011 @ 8pm EST
This show will be on discovering some of the planning and hardships faced by our early pioneers and explorers, as we know much can be learned from history and to study what perils the early settlers faced. I have researched the brave Pioneers who decided to travel and settle the western frontier. Through the lessons recorded in history we might be able to avoid making the same life threatening mistakes, such as excessive loads, being too eager to move, not waiting out the seasons and above all we may possibly avoid some of the diseases, much has been discovered and we posses a better understanding of them and their causes. Though not everyone has plans for running for the hills in the event of a disaster or emergency, the topic and discussion is important none the less, adding to our knowledge base and ability to react to the what if's.
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The book by Dr. Andrés "Power and Control in the Imperial Valley" examines the evolution of irrigated farming in the Imperial-Mexicali Valley, an arid desert straddling the California–Baja California border. Bisected by the international boundary line, the valley drew American investors determined to harness the nearby Colorado River to irrigate a million acres on both sides of the border. The “conquest” of the environment was a central theme in the history of the valley.
Colonization in the valley began with the construction of a sixty-mile aqueduct from the Colorado River in California through Mexico. Initially, Mexico held authority over water delivery until settlers persuaded Congress to construct the All-American Canal. Control over land and water formed the basis of commercial agriculture and in turn enabled growers to use the state to procure inexpensive, plentiful immigrant workers.
Benny Andrés is an Associate Professor of History and Latin American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches courses on Latino history, the American West, the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, U.S. immigration during the Progressive Era, U.S. Food history, and a graduate seminar in modern U.S. history. His research and publications examine transmigration, race relations and environmental issues along the California borderlands during the twentieth century.
Dr. Andrés is a long-time member of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, the Western History Association, and the American Society of Environmental History. His professional work includes serving on the Alice Hamilton Prize Committee (for best article in environmental history published outside of the journal Environmental History) from 2015 to 2016.
The birth and development of the American police can be traced to a multitude of historical, legal and political-economic conditions. The institution of slavery and the control of minorities, however, were two of the more formidable historic features of American society shaping early policing. Slave patrols and Night Watches, which later became modern police departments, were both designed to control the behaviors of minorities. For example, New England settlers appointed Indian Constables to police Native Americans (National Constable Association, 1995), the St. Louis police were founded to protect residents from Native Americans in that frontier city, and many southern police departments began as slave patrols. In 1704, the colony of Carolina developed the nation's first slave patrol. Slave patrols helped to maintain the economic order and to assist the wealthy landowners in recovering and punishing slaves who essentially were considered property.
Dr. Jim Leininger, executive producer of the controversial "nominated-yet-not nominated" film Alone Yet Not Alone and other faith-based projects including the National Bible Bee Game show, delves into the Leininger family history in this newly released DVD. Alone Yet Not Alone is a true story following the immigration of the Leininger family to the United States during the French and Indian War. While searching for religious freedoms, they are faced with the harsh reality of living amongst the natives when part of the family is massacred while the young daughters are kidnapped and raised with an Indian tribe. A gripping, historical account of an early settlers life in America, Alone Yet Not Alone is the ultimate tale of survival on the American frontier.
Leininger, a well-known philanthropist, worked on Alone Yet Not Alone with his daughter Tracy Leininger Craven, who wrote the novel on which the film is based. ·
· What was it like discovering your ancestors’ history? What did you discover along the way?
· What was it like working with your daughter, Tracy Leininger Craven?
· Are there any faith-based films in your future?
Executive producer of Alone Yet Not Alone and the National Bible Bee Game show, former emergency room doctor James Leininger spends most of his time as a Texas GOP heavyweight . He married his wife Cecelia in 1976 and they have four children and five grandchildren.
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Listen to this special edition of the Pan-African Journal hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. Our regular PANW reports will examine the ongoing imperialist interference in the affairs of the African continent where African Union Chairperson Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was disinvited to a African Development Bank gathering in Ivory Coast due to the subservience of that neo-colonial state to the French government which installed the current regime in Abidjan. Also the Palestinians are demonstrating against the deaths of a father and child at the hands of Israeli settlers; the Egyptian ousted President Mohamed Morsi is refusing food in prison because he suspects his life is in danger; and demonstrators took to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri in commemoration of the first anniversary of the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. During the second and third hour we continue our month-long acknowledgement of Black August in honor of those who have resisted racism, colonialism and neo-colonialism within the African world. In this segment further focus is placed on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act in the United States.
Join The Paranormal Outlaw, Tasha, Melissa, and Michelle as we welcome Karissa Fleck and Dennis Estlock as we discuss their recent investigation of Historic Henricus. Founded in 1611, Henricus was founded by people fleeing Jamestown, VA. These earlier settlers and the Native Americans they encountered have left an undeniable impression on both the land and the tools they used.
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Joining us today on aSmilingWorld (aSmilingWorld.org) is Author and Publisher Anthony Greer who we had the pleasure to meet here in Seattle when we all were guests on the (AM Talk Radio Show) Dena Marie: Lift Your Spirts Show! Anthony is a great guy with a great story we know you will enjoy!
Anthony Greer is a slightly off-kilter contradiction. Sometimes he is a leaf on the wind and rides the sky waves wherever they him. He’s a great conversationalist as long as you don’t talk during Game of Thrones or Big Brother, and incredibly nice when he wants to trade resources with you in Settlers of Catan (don’t do it! It’s a trap!!!).
He was raised amongst the olive-skinned natives of a Long Island town before transplanted to the rain-coated, black coffee loving capital of the Starbucks world. He learned early after being too school for cool that bartending supported his addiction to structuring sentences into stories of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery and Young Adult.
Anthony is unafraid to make big moves in the game of life, but sometimes needs to be thrown off the plane to figure out how to fly. Like a nine-lived cat he always land on his feet, and when those thick-padded paws hit the dirt he bears a smile on his face and recants a knee-slapper he heard on his journey, laughing half-way through the joke and usually forgetting the rest.
TERRORISM AND THE ILLUMINATI
A T h r e e T ho u s a n d Y e a r H I STORY
The politicians and bankers always lie! So if they tell you they’re trying to solve your problem you have to ask, "From where did the problem arise in the first place?” How is it that year after year the politicians carefully and diligently steer our collective boat of destiny ever nearer to the rapids of destruction?” Please remember that the government, backed by the banking elite, who after all OWN the governments, GET EXACTLY WHAT THEY PAY FOR, if not it would not be a very good bargain, would it, and they would change the system. So when you ask, “Why don’t they ever change the system?” then now you know. The agenda rolls along, the plans go ahead. You become poorer. They become richer and you do nothing because you are worked to death and are too tired following the “agenda”.
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Michigan offers a treasure trove of history and culture and it is a State that both Ian and Tonya called home. So it is with pleasure that World Footprints offers a brief tour of the Great Lakes State starting with Mecosta County in Mid-Michigan to the Southeast suburbs of Dearborn and Grosse Point. To start, you’ll meet descendents of the “Old Settlers”—a group of twelve African-American families, including Tonya's family, who migrated by wagon train from the South and Eastern United States to settle in Western Michigan. Then you’ll experience the Henry Ford and Greenfield Village as we share an audio history of American ingenuity. Finally, you’ll take a step back into history and experience what it was like to live the life of an auto baron as we visit the regal Grosse Pointe home of Henry Ford’s only child, Edsel Ford.
We dedicate this broadcast to our father, the late Lonnie D. Johnson--a Old Settler family decendant and a man whose legacy lives on.
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