antebellum

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antebellum

Dating before or existing before the US Civil War (1861–1865).
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These reports represent the final chapter in our oversight of prewar intelligence.
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.
The value of property, and its relationship to class and political identity, is a thread that continues as Nicolaides turns her attention to the people, politics, labor, and leisure patterns in prewar South Gate.
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 Britain, where journalistic and parliamentary pit bulls are fiercer, former Foreign Secretary Robin Cook shattered Tony Blair's prewar case for war, saying that Iraq "did not represent a clear and serious threat.
with Japan's prewar version of democracy (after the well-known essay by Edwin O.
One of the stories, however, is a prewar product (winter 1936-37), giving the volume greater significance and interest than it might otherwise receive.
Deflation and unemployment awaited nations that aspired to reinstate prewar gold parities.
We assisted in surpassing Iraq's prewar oil production levels
Situated on a quiet, tree-lined block, 216 East 39th Street is surrounded by similar prewar assets as well as semi-detached single and two-family homes.