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Antebellum Period Facts
In 1838, Los Angeles passed an ordinance that made it necessary to get a license before serenading a woman. Eliza Jumel sued her 80-year-old husband Aaron Burr for divorce on the grounds of adulter...
"I wheel about an' turn aboutAnd do jis' soAnd ebry time I wheel about I jump Jim Crow." "It would seem absurd to say it, considering the use that has been made of them, that we have allies in the...
Number of distilleries in the United States in 1810: 14,000 Annul alcohol production of American distilleries in 1810: 25 million gallons Number of Americans who drank liquor in 1810: 7 million Amo...
antebellum From the Latin ante bellum: ante, before + bellum, war. Referring to the period before the American Civil War. Taking place before wartime. FYI: This word especially is used to describe...
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