antebellum

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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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2-bedroom, 1-bath, 1,200 sf co-op in prewar elevator building; vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, renovated marble bath; common roof deck, basement storage; common charges $500; asking price $1.
Yet Nicolaides deftly shows how the suburb's prewar experiences linked to its postwar politics.
In July, the Senate Intelligence Committee came out with a detailed report on prewar intelligence failures that managed to win unanimous approval by its members.
As he details Ranger's prewar years, the author also includes the myriad mishaps that dogged the carrier's aircrews.
Polish Pomerania, the area around Poznan, and the part of Silesia belonging to the prewar Polish Second Republic, were directly incorporated into the German Reich.
In 1947, as a thirty-year-old, Boll describes the prewar Nazi years as something of a political hoax, a "Scheinblute" or only apparent prosperity, and as "kind of a public rut of nothingness.
By December 1922, Britain's decision to restore the prewar gold parity seemed sagacious and reasonable, as the dollar-pound exchange rate had reached $4.
Increased production by nearly 700 percent, from prewar 900
THOUSAND OAKS - On Saturday, a company of 70 actors, dancers and barbershop quartets will stage a story of love and family that spans the prewar 1940s to present day.
The proliferation of feminist positions and organizations in the inter-war years and the growth of some prewar groups like the Women's Co-operative Guild; the activism of the Women's Sections of the Labour Party; the many legislative gains for women of the 1920s (maintenance for married women, liberalizing of laws on infanticide, equal child custody rights for wives in cases of divorce); and the concern of all political parties with housing suggests the success, if only partial, of some items on the agendas of such pre-war organizations as the Women's Cooperative Guild, the Fabian Women's Group, the Women's Labour League.
After World War II, Italy would reorient itself initially through artisanal ideals and a conception of high culture largely untouched by the breakthroughs and breakdowns inflicted by the radical prewar avant-gardes.
Elsewhere, the team observed less oil contamination than they had witnessed in prewar surveys of the same area.