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Lyman Trumbull

Lyman Trumbull was a United States Senator from Illinois and the co-author of the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Born in Colchester, Trumbull established a law practice in Greenville, before moving to Alton, Illinois, in 1837, he served as the Illinois Secretary of State from 1841 to 1843 and as a justice of the Illinois Supreme Court from 1848 to 1853. He became a member of the Republican Party; as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1861 to 1873, he co-wrote the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States. In the 1868 impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, Trumbull voted to acquit Johnson despite heavy pressure from other Republican senators, he was a candidate for the presidential nomination at the 1872 Liberal Republican convention but the fledgling party nominated Horace Greeley instead. Trumbull left the Senate in 1873 to establish a legal practice in Chicago. Before his death in 1896, he became a member of the Populist Party and represented Eugene V.

Debs before the Supreme Court. Trumbull was born in Colchester, the grandson of the historian Benjamin Trumbull. After graduating from Bacon Academy, he taught school from 1829 to 1833. At 20, he was hired as head of an academy in Georgia, he studied as a legal apprentice, was admitted to the bar in Georgia. He practiced law in Georgia until 1837, when he moved west to Alton, Illinois, his house in Alton, the Lyman Trumbull House, is a National Historic Monument. By 1840, Trumbull was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives, he was appointed as Illinois Secretary of State, serving from 1841 to 1843. In 1848, he was appointed as a justice of the Supreme Court of Illinois, serving until 1853. Although elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1854, he was elected by the state legislature to serve in the United States Senate before he could take his seat, he served for nearly two decades, from 1855 through 1873. During this time, he claimed party affiliations with the Democrats, the Republicans, the Liberal Republicans, the Democrats again.

On August 7, 1858, Trumbull delivered a speech in Chicago stating "We, the Republican Party, are the white man's party, we are for free white men and for making white labor respectable and honorable, which it can never be when negro slave labor is brought into competition with it". On 16 December 1861, Trumbull asked the Senate to consider his resolution: Resolved, That the Secretary of State be directed to inform the Senate whether, in the loyal States of the Union, any person or persons have been arrested and imprisoned and are now held in confinement by orders from him or his Department. Senator James Dixon said of the resolution that "it seems to me calculated to produce nothing but mischief."As chairman of the Judiciary Committee, he co-wrote the Thirteenth Amendment, which prohibited all kinds of slavery in the United States other than its use as punishment for crimes of which the party had been convicted. It was the constitutional loophole by which southern states abused convict lease labor, a practice lasting into the twentieth century.

During President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial and six other Republican senators were disturbed by their belief that Thaddeus Stevens and Benjamin Wade and those of similar position had manipulated the proceedings against Johnson in order to give a one-sided presentation of the evidence. Trumbull, in particular, noted: "Once set the example of impeaching a President for what, when the excitement of the hour shall have subsided, will be regarded as insufficient causes, as several of those now alleged against the President were decided to be by the House of Representatives only a few months since, no future President will be safe who happens to differ with a majority of the House and two-thirds of the Senate on any measure deemed by them important if of a political character. Blinded by partisan zeal, with such an example before them, they will not scruple to remove out of the way any obstacle to the accomplishment of their purposes, what becomes of the checks and balances of the Constitution, so devised and so vital to its perpetuity?

They are all gone." All seven senators, resisting the pressure imposed on them, broke party ranks and defied public opinion, voting for acquittal, although they knew their decision would be unpopular. None was reelected. After the trial, Representative Ben Butler of Massachusetts conducted hearings in the House on widespread reports that Republican senators had been bribed to vote for Johnson's acquittal. Butler's hearings and subsequent inquiries revealed evidence that some acquittal votes were acquired by promises of patronage jobs and cash cards. During the December 1871 congressional debate on the creation of Yellowstone National Park, Senator Trumbull, whose son Walter Trumbull was a member of the Washburn-Langford-Doane Expedition to Yellowstone in 1870, spoke in favor of the park concept: "Here is a region of the country away up in the Rocky Mountains, where there are the most wonderful geysers on the face of the earth, he may place an obstruction there and toll may be gathered from every person who goes to see these wonders of crea

Woodworth political family

The Woodworth political family is a collection of American and Canadian politicians who descend directly from colonial settler Walter Woodworth. They rose to prominence in the 19th century, serving in several states, in the United States House of Representatives, the House of Commons of Canada, included America's first Surgeon General. In the modern era, two United States Presidents claim lineage to Walter. John Maynard Woodworth - United States 1st Surgeon General: 1871-1879 James H. Woodworth - Illinois: 1855-1857 Laurin D. Woodworth - Ohio: 1873-1877 William W. Woodworth - New York: 1845-1847 Douglas B. Woodworth - Kings: 1882-1887 Frederick A. Woodworth - California: 1857 Arthur W. Woodworth - Vermont: 1880 Robert Woodworth - New York: 1792-1796 Frederick L. Woodworth - Michigan: 1913-1916 Burrel Woodworth - Connecticut: 1833 Wilbur Fisk Woodworth - Kansas: 1863-1864 Dempster Woodworth - Wisconsin: 1895-1899 Thomas B. Woodworth - Michigan: 1877-1888 Albert Woodworth - New Hampshire: 1893-1895 George W. Woodworth - Vermont: 1880-1888 Erastus Woodworth - New York: 1824-1832 Samuel Woodworth - New York: 1811-1812 Amos Woodworth - New York: 1835 James S. Woodworth - Massachusetts Alanson Woodworth - New York: 1846 Samuel Woodworth - New York: 1825 Augustus Woodworth - New York: 1858 Joseph E. Woodworth - Manitoba: 1883-1886 John Woodworth - New York: 1819-1828 Selim E. Woodworth - Commander, U.

S. Navy Benjamin Woodworth - Captain, War of 1812 Abner Woodworth - Captain, War of 1812 Gershom Woodworth - Captain, French & Indian War and American Revolution General George Vanwyck Pope, known as Van Pope - Brigadier General, U. S. Army, Chief of Staff to Gen. Omar Bradley during the founding of the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during World War II. S. Senator from Connecticut Prescott Bush U. S. President George H. W. Bush U. S. President George W. Bush Florida Governor Jeb Bush Emory A. Chase, New York Supreme Court Justice: 1897-1920

Anti-Coup Alliance

The Anti-Coup Alliance is a coalition in Egypt formed in direct resistance to the removal of Mohamed Morsi from office. The coalition is made up of 40 Islamist parties and groups; the coalition called upon the opposition to break ties with figures they call "corrupt" from the Mubarak regime. Notably, the political wing of the group and the Wasat Party did not take part in protests held by pro-Morsi forces during the week of 18 October 2013; the alliance offered a new reconciliation initiative that did not include the reinstatement of Morsi on 26 October 2013. The group reached out to what it called "fellow revolutionaries" to cooperate with them against the protest law in Egypt in order to jointly organize protests. Members of the Building and Development Party, the political arm of al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya, wanted to meet with Yasser Al Borhamy, the deputy head of the Salafist Call as well as Emad Abdel Ghaffour, the head of the Homeland Party. Al Borhamy could not meet with the members, while Ghaffour asked them to stop demonstrations before talks could begin and rebuffed their demands for the reinstatement of Morsi and the bringing back of the Shura Council, dissolved.

Borhami denied being asked to serve as a mediator, though he stated that he would act as a mediator if there were no preconditions. The alliance has said. Various groups and parties within the alliance, including al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya, the Building and Development Party, the Islamic Party, the Freedom and Justice Party and the Virtue Party, criticized the Nour Party for its support of the draft constitution; the Islamic Party has not participated in meetings with the group because of what Mohamed Abu Samra called the "brotherhood's radical thought". The Salafist Front issued a statement on 30 April 2014 that called on the alliance to temporarily stop its actions in order to avoid more violence. Egyptian Prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab issued a decree on 16 October 2014 banning the alliance. Another decree was issued on 30 October 2014. A court postponed the appeal of the dissolution of the alliance until 13 November 2014. Parties and organizations in the coalition include: The Wasat Party withdrew from the alliance on 28 August 2014.

The Homeland Party withdrew from the alliance on 17 September 2014, though the reason for its leaving was to reorganize itself. The Authenticity Party is considering leaving the alliance; the Salafist Front had withdrawn from the alliance on 30 November 2014. The Independence Party announced on 4 December 2014; the Arab Unification Party and the Islamic Party have withdrawn from the Anti-Coup Alliance. Al-Gama'a al-Islamiyya is considering withdrawing from the alliance. Osama Hafez, the leader of the groups shura council, has called on the organization to withdraw from the alliance. A court verdict that could have banned the alliance was not given on 21 May 2014 because the Cairo Court for Urgent Matters ruled that it lacked jurisdiction. An appeal to dissolve the coalition was thrown out on 22 September 2014 because it did not indicate what parties are part of the alliance and did not indicate the coalitions alleged connections to "terrorist activities". Another verdict in September 2014 banned the alliance.

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St. Anthony of Padua Church (Bronx)

St. Anthony of Padua Church is a Roman Catholic parish church under the authority of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, located at 822 East 166th Street, New York City in the neighborhood of Morrisania, near Prospect Avenue; the present church was built through the concerted efforts of the Rt.. Rev. Joseph Francis Rummel, elevated as the bishop of the Diocese of Omaha, Nebraska and in that capacity consecrated the church, before being elevated to archbishop of the Archdiocese of New Orleans; the parish was established in 1903 as the German National Parish in the Bronx, the penultimate founding of a German National Parish in the Archdiocese of New York. The pastor of nearby St. John of Chrysostom Church opposed the new parish's founding because nearly all of the Germans were fluent in English; the German-Americans wanted their own church. A parish of the same dedication in Manhattan, St. Anthony of Padua's Church, was declared the national parish of the Italian-American community in Manhattan.

Pastor Rev. Joseph F. Rummel, raised funds totaling $300,000 to build a new church, his campaign was successful and he dedicated the building on June 10, 1928, having been appointed Bishop of Omaha earlier that year. No longer German, the parish is now Latino. Property was purchased on East 166th Street for $24,000 in November 1903, he first purpose-built church was a combination of church-and-school-and-convent structure, built 1904-1905, dedicated by Cardinal Farley. The three-story-over-basement brick Italianate structure housed the church on the first floor, church hall in the basement, 5 classrooms on the second floor, with the third floor given over to additional classrooms and convent rooms. Thereafter property to the rear was purchased for a timber-framed rectory was purchased for $15,000; the rectory address is 832 East 166 St. Bronx NY 10459. Combined costs of works totaled $70,000; the present church was built from 1927 to 1928. It was dedicated June 1928 by the Rt.. Rev. Joseph F. Rummel, Bishop of Omaha, pastor at this church for ten years and had led the campaign to raise money for its erection.

Otto F. Strack Rev. Joseph F. Rummel Notes Bibliography Shelley, Thomas J; the Archdiocese of New York: the Bicentennial History

Frankfort (village), New York

Frankfort is a village in the town of Frankfort, Herkimer County, New York, United States. The population was 2,598 at the 2010 census, out of 7,636 people in the entire town. Like the town, the village is named after Lawrence Frank. Frankfort is on the south side of the Erie Canal and east of Utica, New York; the village site was settled prior to 1807. The village was incorporated in 1863; the Frankfort Town Hall and United States Post Office are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Frankfort village is located in the northeast part of the town of Frankfort at 43°2′14″N 75°4′18″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.0 square mile, of which 0.02 square miles, or 1.67%, are water. The village is bordered to the north by the Mohawk River. Moyer Creek flows through the village to the Mohawk River. Frankfort is at the northern terminus of New York State Route 171 with the old New York State Route 5S; the new New York State Route 5S does not intersect New York State Route 171.

Route 5S bypasses the village to the south and west, leading west 10 miles to Utica and southeast 2.5 miles to Ilion. Lying between Frankfort and the Mohawk River is the community of North Frankfort. East Frankfort borders Corrado Corners on the southwest; as of the census of 2010, there were 2,598 people, 1,084 households, 679 families residing in the village. There were 1,183 housing units, of which or 8.4 %, were vacant. The racial makeup of the village was 97.0% white, 0.7% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.2% some other race, 1.6% from two or more races. 1.5 % of the population were Latino of any race. Of the 1,084 households in the village, 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.3% were headed by married couples living together, 14.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 37.4% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, 13.6% were someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40, the average family size was 2.96.23.7% of residents in the village were under the age of 18, 8.7% were from age 18 to 24, 27.4% were from 25 to 44, 25.1% were from 45 to 64, 15.2% were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 38.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.4 males. For the period 2011-15, the estimated median annual income for a household was $43,208, the median income for a family was $54,706. Male full-time workers had a median income of $38,063 versus $34,635 for females; the per capita income for the village was $20,793. 21.6% of the population and 14.6% of families were below the poverty line, along with 30.1% of people under the age of 18 and 7.3% of people 65 or older. Over the same time period, 40.8% of Frankfort residents reported having Italian ancestry. Village of Frankfort, NY History of Frankfort, NY

The Spider and the Fly (poem)

The Spider and the Fly is a poem by Mary Howitt, published in 1828. The first line of the poem is "'Will you walk into my parlour?' said the Spider to the Fly." The story tells of a cunning spider who entraps a fly into its web through the use of seduction and manipulation. The poem is a cautionary tale against those who use flattery and charm to disguise their true intentions; the poem was published with the subtitle "A new Version of an old Story" in The New Year’s Gift and Juvenile Souvenir, which has a publication year of 1829 on its title page but, as the title would suggest, was released before New Year’s Day and was reviewed in magazines as early as October 1828. The opening line is one of the most quoted first lines in all of English verse. Misquoted as "Step into my parlour" or "Come into my parlour", it has become an aphorism used to indicate a false offer of help or friendship, in fact a trap; the line has been parodied numerous times in various works of fiction. When Lewis Carroll was readying Alice's Adventures Under Ground for publication he replaced a new version he had made of a negro minstrel song with a parody of Howitt's poem The Mock Turtle's Song in his book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

Cinema1916 film featuring Robert B. Mantell 1949 British crime film 1923 cartoon: theatrical short by Aesop Fables Studio. Music1930 song by Barbecue Bob 1938 song by Fats Waller, Andy Razaf, J. C. Johnson 1965 song by The Rolling Stones 1989 song by The Cure references the poemIllustrationAn illustrated version by Tony DiTerlizzi was a 2003 Caldecott Honor Book. Cultural depictions of spiders Text of the poem, along with a Lewis Carroll parody of it