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GERMANS

... Pastor John Kilian their leader. After the Civil War ended, ships loaded with German immigrants once again unloaded at the ...

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BRAZOS RIVER

... and sugar plantations established along the Brazos in pre-Civil War days were showplaces of Texas and homes of some of the wealthiest men in ...

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FORT RICHARDSON

... honor of becoming the first Indians to be tried in a Texas civil court. After sensational hearings that received nationwide publicity, the ... battle with the Quahadi Comanches, led by their famous war chief, Quanah Parker . In the summer of 1872 Mackenzie explored the ...

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NEWBURY, MILTON, JR. [MICKEY]

... Joy (1971), he performed his arrangement of a trio of Civil War songs entitled "American Trilogy." The medley of ... “Mickey Newbury: Songwriter behind Elvis’s civil war anthem,” The Guardian (London), October 2, 2002 ...

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GONZALEZ, XAVIER

... San Antonio in 1933. Gonzalez painted the murals for the Civil Work Administration, assisted by Rudolf Staffel and John Griffith. The ... and returned to the federal government. During World War II Gonzalez made a series of posters for the Department of the Navy and ...

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PARR, ARCHER

... December 25, 1859. His father had fought in the Mexican War and later held a series of modest county offices in Texas, including the ... Senate until 1934. In 1933, however, a successful federal civil suit for the recovery of unpaid back taxes cast Parr as a tax evader and ...

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CONSULTATION

... of all of Texas—no delegates served from the war zone districts of Bexar, Goliad, Refugio, Victoria, or San Patricio, and ... dominated Consultation deliberations—the purpose of the war, the power and structure of government, and the virtues of different ... military rules and subject to oversight by the civil government. The Consultation on November 13 passed both the Organic Law ...

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LAMAR, MIRABEAU BUONAPARTE

... Ten days after the battle, having become secretary of war in David G. Burnet 's cabinet, he demanded that Antonio López de ... Lawyers, Civil Rights Activists, and Legislators ...

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COOKE, WILLIAM GORDON

... but soon returned to Texas to serve as chief clerk of the War Department. In October 1836 he was appointed stock commissioner in ... organizing the expedition and was to have been the chief civil authority in Santa Fe. On September 17, 1841, he was deceived by the ...

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POPE, LAWRENCE CHALMOUS

... Bank of Dallas. Except for an interval during World War II , Pope remained with the bank until 1948. From 1944 to 1946 he served ... or writs that asked federal courts to protect the civil rights of prison inmates. Pope won a major victory when Solicitor General ...

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