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Labor firsts in America

United States. Department of Labor.

Labor firsts in America

by United States. Department of Labor.

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Published by The Department : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor -- United States -- Chronology.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementU.S. Department of Labor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8051 .A45 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4691445M
      LC Control Number77603053

        A role model for women in politics, Margaret Chase Smith was the first woman to be elected to both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Serving first in the House in a special election in to replace her husband (the first woman from Maine in either house of the U.S. Congress), Smith won the primary and then the election. Indentured servants first arrived in America in the decade following the settlement of Jamestown by the Virginia Company in The idea of indentured servitude was born of a need for cheap labor.

      Which profession in colonial America was always the one to make flags? In the war movie, "Mister Roberts" (), which odd couple star played Ensign Frank Pulver? John Phillips Sousa is known as "The March King" for all of his marching tunes which he wrote while he served in what military branch and had a marching band? “And America, too, is a delusion, the grandest one of all. The white race believes--believes with all its heart--that it is their right to take the land. To kill Indians. Make war. Enslave their brothers. This nation shouldn't exist, if there is any justice in the world, for its foundations are .

      Rita Moreno is featured in Firsts, a multimedia project, as the first Latina to win an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.   African American history is about much more than chronicling a series of “firsts.” The time and place of a breakthrough reflects not only remarkable individual achievement but is itself an indication of the progress or lack of progress of black people in realizing the centuries-old intertwined goals of freedom, equality, and justice.


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