Osawatomie

Osawatomie

(ō'səwŏt`əmē, ŏs'ə–), city (1990 pop. 4,590), Miami co., E Kans., on the Marais des Cygnes River; founded 1855 by the New England Emigrant Aid Company, inc. 1883. The town, once a station on the Underground RailroadUnderground Railroad,
in U.S. history, loosely organized system for helping fugitive slaves escape to Canada or to areas of safety in free states. It was run by local groups of Northern abolitionists, both white and free blacks.
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, has a memorial park that contains the cabin where John BrownBrown, John,
1800–1859, American abolitionist, b. Torrington, Conn. He spent his boyhood in Ohio. Before he became prominent in the 1850s, his life had been a succession of business failures in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York.
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 lived in 1856.
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The firm said that it is to merge with First Option Bank, which is headquartered in Osawatomie, Kansas.
Also included in the Governor Budget Amendments were enhancements to the Office of Information Technology Services for modernization, additional funding for the Board of Indigents Defense Services, a transfer of funds to settle litigation with the Insurance Department, funds to cover a revenue shortfall at the Osawatomie State Hospital, repayment for the Childrens Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Bonus, correction to the KPERS-School Employer Contribution, additional funding for disasters and other funding adjustments.
She's been instrumental in bringing new ideas to the table for a variety of clients, such as University of Kansas Health System, Princeton Health, and Osawatomie State Hospital.
(28) Theodore Roosevelt, A Speech Delivered at the Dedication of the John Brown Memorial Park in Osawatomie, Kansas (August 21, 1910) (transcript available at http://www.teachingamericanhistory.org/library/documcnt/new-nationalism-speech).
The 59-point plan was ignored, and what voters listened to was Obama's 2011 Osawatomie speech.
During the 1856 conflict in Kansas, Brown commanded forces at the Battle of Black Jack and the Battle of Osawatomie. Brown's followers also killed five slavery supporters at Pottawatomie.
ON AUGUST 31, 1910, COLONEL Roosevelt (as the ex-president, proud of his "crowded hour" on San Juan Hill, preferred to be known) climbed onto a kitchen table in a grove near Osawatomie, Kansas, and delivered the most radical speech of his life.
It depicts John Brown of Osawatomie, 39 miles south of here, Shawnee, Kan., as what he was, a deranged product of ''bleeding Kansas,'' the Civil War's overture.
3, 1861) (discussing the conflict of labor and capital, though also claiming proper liberal rights would shield the United States against the worst class divisions); Theodore Roosevelt, Address at Osawatomie, Kansas (Aug.
Esta ultima es una referencia a la lucha de Brown en la famosa batalla de Osawatomie, en Kansas.
In 1909 a 40-year-old journalist and philosophical gadfly named Herbert Croly published a book entitled The Promise of American Life, which championed a strong central government--preferably headed by a charismatic president--to stand along with big labor as a bulwark against capitalism and "extreme individualism" The book caught the eye of charismatic former president Theodore Roosevelt, who expropriated Croly's call for a "new nationalism" in a famous 1910 speech in Osawatomie, Kansas, in which he laid out the philosophy behind what would become his "Bull Moose" run for the White House in 1912.
His speech in Osawatomie, Kansas, in December 2011 took a combative and populist tone, and for the first time he explicitly accused the Republicans of wanting to apply social Darwinism in defending the 1 per cent against the 99.