William H. Seward

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Name: William H. Seward
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Alaska's embarrassment of riches (The West Australian)

The snout of the Mendenhall Glacier, complete with icebergs, near Juneau. Picture: Mark ThorntonThe name Alaska derives from a native Aleut word meaning "great land" and the State is indeed a great and unusual place. It's huge at 1.5 million sqkm, making ... [Published West Australian - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

An Idaho Statesman celebration: 150 years of news and change

When Dick and Tom Reynolds left Portland with a printing press in 1864, they thought they were going to the mining boom town of Idaho City to open a newspaper.But Boise co-founder Henry Chiles Riggs had other ideas. He met the brothers at the Grand Ronde ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Today in labor history: Lincoln tells advisors about Emancipation Proclamation

On this day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln informs his chief advisors and cabinet that he will issue a proclamation to free slaves, but adds that he will wait until the Union Army has achieved a substantial military victory to make the announcement, ... [Published People's World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

State’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Properties Announced

(Photo by Josh Edge, APRN – Anchorage)The Alaska Association for Historic Preservation on Tuesday released its list of the state’s 10 most endangered historic properties for 2014.Download AudioIf you’ve ever been to Talkeetna, you’ve probably passed right ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History - 5th of July

the 185th day and 26th week of 2014, there are 180 days and 26 weeks left in the year.  Highlights of today in world history...1865 Conspirators court-martialled for plotting to kill Lincoln, Grant and Andrew JohnsonOn this day in 1865, President Andrew ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Beer Spectator: In Support of Smoking

My favorite smoking section is located outside the Barnstable County Superior Court on Cape Cod. Across the street from the entrance, there is a lone sign amidst the weedy grass of the parking lot median. “Smoking Section,” it declares. Smokers are not ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Our One Common Country Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1864

at 12:00 pmBy 1864 President Lincoln was worn down by the Civil War and the terrible cost in lives and the staggering amount of money. In July 1864 he began to consider peace talks. Lincoln was having conflicts with the powerful Radical Republicans who ... [Published Civil War Courier - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering Harriet Tubman Davis

Harriet Tubman Davis, born Arminta Ross, was known as the Moses of her people. She was born into slavery around 1820 in Dorchester County, Md., escaped to St. Catharines, Ontario, in 1849 and made frequent trips back to Maryland to lead her family and ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lincoln Cabinet -- Secretary of State

President Lincoln’s wartime Cabinet included many of his opponents from the Republican National Convention where each had the goal of becoming President of the United States. His Secretary of State was William H. Seward, who actually went into the convention ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Architect tours aging behemoth

National Park Service officials last week started Port Chilkoot Co. on a path toward restoring Fort Seward’s weather-beaten barracks building, following a two-day site visit in Haines.Although first steps will be small – work this summer will be limited ... [Published Chilkat Valley News - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

Are You There, Angela Merkel? It’s Me, Hillary!

Who knew Hillary could be so hill-arious? More Dick Armey: Eric Cantor ‘Forgot To Dance With the Ones That Brung Him’ A Zagat Guide to ‘Hard Choices’—According to Amazon Reviewers Human Tide of Children Sweeps Across U.S. Borders NBC News Bunmi Laditan: ... [Published TIME.com - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Today in History: March 30, 2014

Today is the 89th day of 2014 and the 11th day of spring.TODAY’S HISTORY: In 1867, U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward completed the purchase of Alaska for $7.2 million.In 1870, the U.S. Congress readmitted Texas to the Union.In 1964, the TV quiz ... [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Mar 30 2014]

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Alaska's embarrassment of riches (The West Aust... [Published West Australian - Jul 28 2014]
An Idaho Statesman celebration: 150 years of ne... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 26 2014]
Today in labor history: Lincoln tells advisors ... [Published People's World - Jul 23 2014]
State’s 10 Most Endangered Historic Properties ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Jul 10 2014]
Today in History - 5th of July [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Jul 05 2014]
The Beer Spectator: In Support of Smoking [Published American Spectator - Jul 04 2014]
Our One Common Country Abraham Lincoln and the ... [Published Civil War Courier - Jul 01 2014]
Remembering Harriet Tubman Davis [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Jun 28 2014]
Lincoln Cabinet -- Secretary of State [Published Examiner.com - Jun 25 2014]
Architect tours aging behemoth [Published Chilkat Valley News - Jun 20 2014]
Are You There, Angela Merkel? It’s Me, Hillary! [Published TIME.com - Jun 12 2014]
Warren Getler: Truth about the Lincoln assassin... [Published Providence Journal - Apr 14 2014]
This Week in History: ‘Seward’s Folly’ Ends Rus... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 30 2014]
Today in History: March 30, 2014 [Published Columbia Daily Herald - Mar 30 2014]
AFN "Elves" Deliver Gifts to Deserving School Kids [Published PRWeb - Dec 17 2013]
Charleston's West Side story began with plantat... [Published Charleston Gazette - Nov 02 2013]
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Are You There, Angela Merkel? It’s Me, Hillary! [Published TIME.com - Jun 12 2014]
Who knew Hillary could be so hill-arious? More Dick Armey: Eric Cantor ‘Forgot To Dance With the Ones That Brung Him’ A Zagat Guide to ‘Hard Choices’—According to Amazon Reviewers Human Tide of Children Sweeps Across U.S. Borders NBC News Bunmi Laditan: ...
This Week in History: ‘Seward’s Folly’ Ends Rus... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 30 2014]
On March 30, 1867 American Secretary of State William H. Seward purchased Alaska from Russian Minister Edouard de Stoeckl for $7.2 million , or roughly two cents per acre. After receiving news that the Czar would approve a transaction regarding Alaska, ...
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