Rutherford County is a county located in the U. S. state of Tennessee. It is located in Middle Tennessee; as of the 2010 census, the population was 262,604, growing to an estimated 324,890 in 2018, making it the fifth-most populous county in Tennessee. Its county seat is Murfreesboro, the geographic center of Tennessee; as of 2010, it is the center of population of Tennessee. Rutherford County is included in the Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN Metropolitan Statistical Area. Rutherford County was formed in 1803 from parts of Davidson and Wilson counties, named in honor of Griffith Rutherford. Rutherford was a North Carolina colonial legislator and an American Revolutionary War general, who settled in Middle Tennessee after the Revolution, he was appointed President of the Council of the Southwest Territory in 1794. Rutherford County supported the Confederacy during the Civil War, having voted 2,392 to 73 in favor of Tennessee's Ordinance of Secession on June 8, 1861. Rutherford County's central location and proximity to Nashville during the Civil War made it a contested area.
The county was home to one of the bloodiest battles of the war, the Battle of Stones River, fought between December 31, 1861, January 2, 1862. On July 13, 1862, Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest conducted a series of cavalry operations known locally as Forrest's Raid; the raid led to the surrender of all Union forces occupying the area. Soon after his departure, Union troops held it until the end of the war. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 624 square miles, of which 619 square miles is land and 4.7 square miles is water. Wilson County Cannon County Coffee County Bedford County Marshall County Williamson County Davidson County Stones River National Battlefield Flat Rock Cedar Glades and Barrens State Natural Area Gattinger's Cedar Glade and Barrens State Natural Area Long Hunter State Park Manus Road Cedar Glade State Natural Area Overbridge State Natural Area Percy Priest Wildlife Management Area Elsie Quarterman Cedar Glade State Natural Area Fate Sanders Barrens State Natural Area Sunnybell Cedar Glade State Natural Area Stones River Cedar Glade and Barrens State Natural Area Walterhill Floodplain State Natural Area As of the census of 2010, there were 262,604 people, 96,232 households, 66,810 families living in the county.
The population density was 424 people per square mile, the housing unit density was 156 units per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 80.67% White, 12.65% Black or African American, 3.08% Asian, 0.36% Native American, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 2.04% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origins were 6.67% of the population. Of the 96,232 households, 35.19% had children under the age of 18 living in them, 51.61% were married couples living together, 5.04% had a male householder with no wife present, 12.77% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.59% were non-families. 22.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.38% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.14. Of the 262,604 residents, 26.17% were under the age of 18, 65.62% were between the ages of 18 and 64, 8.21% were 65 years of age and older. The median age was 33.1 years. 50.60% of all residents were female and 49.40% were male.
The median household income in the county was $53,770 and the median family income was $63,483. Males had a median income of $43,306 versus $35,437 for females; the per capita income was $24,390. About 8.8% of families and 12.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 and over. As of the 2000 census, there were 182,023 people, 66,443 households, 47,440 families living in the county; the population density was 294 people per square mile, there were 70,616 housing units. The racial makeup of the county was 85.73% White, 9.51% Black or African American, 1.90% Asian, 0.29% Native American, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.32% from other races, 1.20% from two or more races. 2.78 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 66,443 households out of which 37.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% were married couples living together, 11.20% had a female head of household with no husband present, 28.60% were non-families.
20.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.09. In the county, the population was spread out with 26.40% under the age of 18, 13.20% from 18 to 24, 33.50% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, 7.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $46,312, the median income for a family was $53,553. Males had a median income of $36,788 versus $26,555 for females; the per capita income for the county was $19,938. About 5.80% of families and 9.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.50% of those under age 18 and 9.40% of those age 65 or over. The 2010 census put the population of Rutherford County at 262,604; this represents a greater than 40% population growth since the 2000 U.
S. Census; as of 2009, it was estimated that the total minority fraction of the population had grown to 20% of the total, with His
Georg Nicolai Achen was a Danish painter. One of the more accomplished Naturalists of his generation, from the 1890s he specialized in portraits. Born in Frederikssund and moved with his family to Copenhagen in 1871, he was the younger brother of the architect Eggert Achen. Achen first studied painting under Vilhelm Kyhn before attending the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from 1877 to 1883. Thereafter he studied under P. S. Krøyer at Kunstnernes Frie Studieskoler, he first exhibited at Charlottenborg in 1883 and at Den Frie in 1896. In the 1880s, he painted landscapes but from the 1890s, he became one of Denmark's most popular portraitists, creating artistic paintings of members of his family. Under the influence of Vilhelm Hammershøi, his interiors with a dark female figure in pink and brownish hues testify to his simple, aesthetic approach. One of his most appreciated works is Drømmeviduet, an oil painting of a maid peering out of one of the windows in Liselund Slot, painted in 1903. Georg Achen died in Frederiksberg on 6 January 1912.
In 1890, Aachen was awarded the Thorvaldsen Medal for a portrait of his mother. Georg Achen: maler og samler. Randers kunstmuseum. 1987. ISBN 978-87-88075-22-9. Examples of Georg Achens's works from Artnet
Nathaniel Burwell was an American politician and plantation owner. Burwell was elected to the Virginia House of the Virginia Ratifying Convention, he served as the county lieutenant for the James City County militia. Burwell was born on April 15, 1750 at Carter's Grove in James City County, Virginia to Carter Burwell and Lucy Ludwell Grymes Burwell, he attended the College of William and Mary and on November 28, 1772 he married Susanna Grymes, with whom he had eight children. Susanna died in Burwell married Lucy Page Baylor a year later, they had eight children together. He died at the home he built, Carter Hall in Virginia. Burwell began working with the James City County Court in 1772 and served on the county's Committee two years later, he was elected to the Virginia House of Delegates for two concurrent years, 1778 and 1779. Burwell would be re-elected for a third term during 1782. Six years in 1788 he was elected to take part in the Virginia Ratifying Convention, where he did not debate the Constitution but did vote for its ratification.
"Letter of Col. Nathaniel Burwell"; the William and Mary Quarterly. 7: 43–45. 1898. Doi:10.2307/1919914. JSTOR 1919914. Letter To Nathaniel Burwell by Thomas Jefferson at TeachingAmericanHistory.org The Nathaniel Burwell Papers at Virginia Heritage
Hillary Clinton, the nominee of the Democratic Party for president of the United States in 2016, has taken positions on political issues while serving as First Lady of Arkansas, First Lady of the United States. S. Senator from New York. In accordance with longstanding custom, during her time as Secretary of State she avoided taking stances on most domestic political issues. In 2015, she announced her candidacy for the presidency. Clinton won the Democratic primaries and formally became the party's nominee at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, she lost the electoral college and the 2016 US presidential election to billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump. Over her career, Clinton has developed a reputation as a "policy wonk" who consults with expert advisors and is involved in the details of policy proposals. By August 2016, the Clinton campaign had released 38 policy proposals and 65 fact-sheets, totaling 112,735 words. In her 1996 book It Takes a Village, Clinton writes, "Most of us would describe ourselves as'middle of the road'—liberal in some areas, conservative in others, moderate in most, neither pro- nor anti-government."
Clinton has stated that she prefers the term "progressive" to "liberal", explaining that "Unfortunately, in the last 30, 40 years, has been turned up on its head and it's been made to seem as though it is a word that describes big government contrary to what its meaning was in the 19th and early 20th century. I prefer the word'progressive,' which has a real American meaning, going back to the Progressive Era at the beginning of the 20th century." Yale historian Beverly Gage claims this was due to the fact that "liberal" was considered "a term of opprobrium" by the time Bill and Hillary became involved in national politics, while the term "progressive" has referred to vaguely positive notions of progress, from Republicans and Democrats alike with regard to the Progressive Era. At a Democratic primary debate in June 2007, in response to the question of whether she would describe herself as a liberal, Clinton said: "I consider myself a modern progressive, someone who believes in individual rights and freedoms, who believes that we are better as a society when we're working together and when we find ways to help those who may not have all the advantages in life get the tools they need to lead a more productive life for themselves and their family.
So I consider myself a proud modern American progressive, I think that's the kind of philosophy and practice that we need to bring back to American politics."In a September 2015 Women for Hillary event, Clinton said, "You know, I get accused of being kind of moderate and center. I plead guilty."When asked by Anderson Cooper in October 2015 how she reconciles being both a progressive and moderate, "Do you change your political identity based on who you're talking to? Just for the record, are you a progressive or a moderate?", Hillary answered "I'm a progressive. But I'm a progressive, and I know how to find common ground, I know how to stand my ground, I have proved that in every position that I've had dealing with Republicans who never had a good word to say about me, honestly." Clinton's 2015 Crowdpac rating was −6.4 on a left-right scale, where −10 is the most liberal and 10 is the most conservative. The score is an aggregate of campaign contributions but votes and speeches; this represents a slight rightward shift from her 2008 rating of −6.9.
Clinton is rated a "Hard-Core Liberal" according to the OnTheIssues.org scale, based on her public statements on social and economic issues. According to FiveThirtyEight's review of this and other analyses, "Clinton was one of the most liberal members during her time in the Senate" more liberal than Barack Obama, "as liberal as Elizabeth Warren and more moderate than Bernie Sanders". A New York Times analysis found that Clinton and Bernie Sanders voted the same 93 percent of the time in the two years they shared in the Senate, but noted key areas of disagreement which reflected "political calculations by Mrs. Clinton, preparing for a presidential run in 2008"Clinton "was the 11th most liberal member of the Senate" according to DW-NOMINATE, a multidimensional scaling method based on legislative votes. Clinton's lifetime rating from the American Conservative Union is 8.13%, similar to that of Senator Bernie Sanders and Senator Elizabeth Warren. According to Vox, Clinton was more liberal on economic issues than President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton, had a more liberal voting record than Obama when they both served in the United States Senate.
According to a report by Moody's Analytics on Clinton's 2016 economic proposals, "Secretary Clinton's economic policies when taken together will result in a stronger U. S. economy under any scenario." Clinton's proposals would, if enacted, create 10.4 million jobs during a four-year presidential term. GDP growth would be 2.7%, as opposed to the 2.3% expected under current law until 2020. The report noted that her immigration proposal would increase the number of skilled workers in the economy, her infrastructure spending would help business productivity, her paid family leave proposal would bring more people into the workforce. According to a Financial Times survey of economists 70% of the economists polled between July 28–29 said a Clinton victory in November would be positive for U. S. economic growth. According to a survey of National As
Frank Hackethal was a prominent St. Louis organized crime figure in the early 20th century, he was one of nine members of the Egan's Rats to be convicted of mail robbery on November 15, 1924. Frank T. Hackethal was born in Colorado. By 1893 his parents had returned to the Chouteau Township area of Illinois. Frank served with the American forces during World War I. By 1921 he had turned to a life of crime. A high-ranking member of the Egan gang, Hackethal owned a popular resort on Long Lake, about thirty miles from Staunton, Illinois; this resort was a favorite hangout of the Rats, who used it as a base of operations while they were planning a mail robbery in Staunton. Hackethal's resort was the scene of a violent inter-gang dispute on May 24, 1923, when David "Chippy" Robinson, James "Sticky" Hennessey, Joe Powderly showed up to do some drinking; the former two had lured Powderly to the joint for the express purpose of killing him. When this was accomplished, the two Egans put it in their car. While Hennessey propped up Powderly's dead body, Chippy Robinson stuck a cigar in the corpse's mouth and cracked jokes about the man he just killed.
The Weekend at Bernie's-style antics continued until they reached the Mississippi River, where they disposed of the body. Two days the Rats committed their Staunton mail robbery, netting $45,000. Frank T. Hackethal, along with eight other Rats, would be convicted for taking part in the Staunton mail robbery in November 1924, he drew a 25-year sentence at Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary. Within two years and several others were transferred to the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. Frank finished his sentence in Springfield and was released in January 1941. Frank died at home in Granite City on July 13, 1954, he was survived by six of his eight siblings. Waugh, Daniel. Egan's Rats: The Untold Story Of The Gang That Ruled Prohibition-era St. Louis. Nashville: Cumberland House, 2007. ISBN 978-1-58182-575-6
Hagnon, son of Nikias was an Athenian general and statesman. In 437/6 BC, he led the settlers. In 411 BC, during the oligarchic coup, he supported the oligarchy and was one of the ten commissioners appointed to draw up a new constitution. Hagnon's first appearance in the historical records comes in 437/6 BC, when he led a group of Greek colonists to found a city at the mouth of the river Strymon. Two previous attempts to found an Athenian colony on this valuable location had been defeated by hostile native populations, but Hagnon, leading a multinational force of settlers, defeated the Edonians who held the location and founded the city of Amphipolis on an island in the river. For a number of years, Hagnon was honored as the founder of Amphipolis, but in 422 BC, with Amphipolis allied to Sparta and at war with Athens, the Amphipolitans transferred that honor to the Spartan general Brasidas, who died fighting outside that city while preventing an Athenian attempt to recapture it. Hagnon held military command for Athens on several occasions, sharing in the command of the force that sailed against Samos in the Samian War of 440 BC and commanding a force that attempted to capture Potidaea in 430 BC.
In 421 BC, he was one of the Athenian signers of the Peace of Nicias, the treaty, negotiated by an Athenian general with the same name as his father, that brought an end to the so-called Archidamian War, the first stage of the Peloponnesian War. In 411 BC, when revolutionary forces at Athens took advantage of the disorder in the wake of the Sicilian Expedition to overthrow the Athenian democracy and replace it with an oligarchy, Hagnon was a member of the government of 400 oligarchs, established, served as one of the ten commissioners charged with drafting a new constitution, his son Theramenes, played a central role in both the establishment and the overthrow of that government. Hornblower and Anthony Spawforth ed; the Oxford Classical Dictionary ISBN 0-19-866172-X Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War. Translated by Richard Crawley – via Wikisource. Livius.org: Hagnon