FC: Colonial America Author:Kendralynne Kirpes PLEASE TRY TO ENJOY READING THIS.
1: colonial America The Army of the Potomac paraded down Pennsylvania Avenue. May 23 1865. If the streets could talk what do you think they would say?You can imagine that stories of Pennsylvania Avenue could be so fascinating . On May 23 1865 the army of of Potomac celebrated the end of the Civil War by parading down Pennsylvania Avenue.Only weeks before mourners watched Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession passed by along the same thoroughfare.
2: The first immigrant landed on Ellis island January 1st 1892 When 15 year old Annie Moore arrived here from Ireland on this day of 1892, she was the first person to enter the United States through Ellis Island.
3: Thomas Jefferson .He attended the college of William and Marry .Learned from resident scholars .Enjoyed music and dance .Served as governor of Virginia
4: Eve . date of birth un known .belonged to Peyton Randolph. .date of death un known.
5: THE 24 AMEDMENT ENDED THE POLL TAX JANUARY 23, 1964. Imagine that you are finally old enough to vote in your first election. But, do you have enough money? Money to vote? Not long ago, citizens in some states had to pay a fee to vote in a national election. This fee was called a poll tax. On January 23, 1964, the United Stated ratified the 24 amendment to the constitution , prohibiting any poll taxes in an election for federal officials.
6: WINNING THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS JANUARY 8, 1815 Do you know what many people use to celibate on January 8th? On this day of 1815, major general Andrew Jackson led a small, poorly equipped army to victory against 8,000 British troops at the battle of New Orleans. Jackson became a hero and later the 7th president of the United States. Every January 8th during the 19th century, many people held parties and dances to celebrate the anniversary of the great victory.