History of Indiana, Issue 6

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Bobbs-Merrill, 1911 - Indiana - 158 pages
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Page 121 - Tippecanoe and Tyler, too, For Tippecanoe and Tyler, too, • And with them we'll beat little Van, Van, Van is a used up man And with them we'll beat little Van.
Page 62 - ... be convened for that purpose by the county lieutenant or commandant or his deputy, and shall be commissioned by the said county lieutenant or commandant-in-chief.
Page 127 - SEC. 37. There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, within the State, otherwise than for the punishment of crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted. No indenture of any negro or mulatto, made or executed out of the bounds of the State, shall be valid within the State.
Page 76 - All along,from 1805 to 1810, the Indians complained bitterly against the encroachments of the white people upon the lands that belonged to them. The invasion of their favorite hunting grounds, and the unjustifiable killing of many of their people were the sources of their discontent. An old chief, in laying the trouble of his people before Governor Harrison...
Page 50 - The Wabache is perhaps one of the finest rivers in the world, on its banks are several Indian Towns, the most considerable is the Ouija...
Page 149 - He was the first Democratic governor elected in a Northern State after the war.
Page 139 - On the basis of white troops furnished for three years or more of service, Indiana supplied 57 per cent of her military population of 1860, and on this basis was surpassed only by Kansas, which is credited with 59.4 per cent. Of the troops sent by Indiana 7,243 were killed or mortally wounded in battle, and 19,429 died of other causes, making a total death loss of over 13 per cent of all troops furnished. One feature of the war period in Indiana, and some adjoining States, was the formation of secret...
Page 37 - When a widow or widower married for the third time, the youth of the neighborhood indulged in a charivari, and the recipients of the discordant serenade could obtain peace only by payment to their tormentors of a sum of money, which professedly went to the poor in olden times, but in later years was used in purchasing refreshments for the serenaders. The American settlers entered into this sport with so great zest that it came...
Page 149 - Republican and proposed an amendment to the Constitution providing for a prohibitory liquor law. This caused a revulsion of po149 litical sentiment and the Democrats carried the legislature of 1883.
Page 149 - Presidential election, the first time since 1872 that either party had carried the state at two successive Presidential elections.

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