By Robert V. Remini
To be had in paperback for the 1st time, those 3 volumes signify the definitive biography of Andrew Jackson. quantity One covers the position Jackson performed in America's territorial enlargement, bringing to lifestyles a fancy personality who has usually been noticeable easily as a rough-hewn state common. quantity lines Jackson's senatorial occupation, his presidential campaigns, and his first management as President. The 3rd quantity covers Jackson's reelection to the presidency and the weighty concerns with which he was once confronted: the nullification quandary, the tragic removing of the Indians past the Mississippi River, the mounting violence in the course of the kingdom over slavery, and the tortuous efforts to win the annexation of Texas.
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51) The result of her plan was to establish a Settlement, as Toynbee Hall was called. 75). She and her friend Ellen Gates Starr returned to the United States and found an old house on Halsted Street on the south side of Chicago and founded Hull House. The neighborhood was poor and the living conditions were unhealthy. Most of the residents were recently arrived European immigrants who had come to Chicago in search of good jobs and often to escape even worse economic and social conditions in their home countries.
From 1901 until 1906, Cooper served as principal of the prominent M Street High School. After she called for changes in the curriculum, white members of the school board, possibly with the encouragement of allies of Booker T. Washington (then viewed as the leading spokesperson for African Americans) began a campaign to oust her from the school district. The resulting controversy became public and her contract was not renewed for 1907–8. She taught in St. Louis, Missouri for five years, then returned to M Street High School as a teacher until 1930.