Amazing People of New York: Inspirational Stories by Charles Margerison

By Charles Margerison

As you stroll round ny urban, you're touring within the footsteps of fantastic humans together with George Washington, Mark Twain, Sojourner fact, Irving Berlin, John D. Rockefeller, and Susan B. Anthony. of their other ways, they made significant contributions to manhattan, making the town what it's today.A urban journey in contrast to the other, outstanding humans of latest York takes you on a desirable trip in the course of the historical past of 1 of the world's such a lot visited towns. you'll meet those that contributed to the tune, the enterprise, the struggle for civil rights, the delivery and different important points of the city's lifestyles. Come nose to nose with iconic figures linked to what John Fitzgerald referred to as "The manhattan" via BioViews®. A BioView® is a brief biographical tale, just like an interview. those certain tales supply an effective way of studying approximately extraordinary those who made significant contributions and adjusted our international.

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Amazing People of New York: Inspirational Stories

As you stroll round manhattan urban, you're touring within the footsteps of fantastic humans together with George Washington, Mark Twain, Sojourner fact, Irving Berlin, John D. Rockefeller, and Susan B. Anthony. of their other ways, they made significant contributions to manhattan, making town what it truly is at the present time.

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Indeed, the freed slaves did not have a vote © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 46 Amazing People of New York Neither did women of any color The Equal Rights Association was set up in 1866 Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony led the way In 1869, The National Women’s Suffrage Association was formed However, women did not gain the right to vote That was controlled by white men Under pressures, they gave all men the right to vote in 1870 Discrimination that defied logic and the Constitution White politicians gave black men the right to vote ahead of white women So much for people being born equal Also, the end of the Civil War was not the end of organized conflict New York politics was influenced more by gangs Particularly the Italian and the Irish ones They fought over territory to control alcohol, gambling and prostitution Indeed, politics was too often ruled by the gun Despite the end of the Civil War, more guns were bought in our city People claimed the right to bear arms I predicted that it would lead to more deaths.

The police stood firm under fire and order was restored Senior businessmen formed the Union League Club They raised money to help those injured and dispossessed Also, they founded a regiment of African Americana Over 1000 men volunteered to join and fight for the Union A grand parade was organized for the regiment One hundred thousand people came to see them march through the city New Yorkers of varying color were now fighting for the Union White and black fighting for the Union From 1861 to 1865, we prayed for their safe return Prayers, however, could not save President Lincoln In 1865, he was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth Lincoln fought for the Union and the abolition of slavery They were both legacies of his leadership How could we claim to be united with two governments?

Indeed, the freed slaves did not have a vote © Dr Charles J Margerison - The Amazing People Club 46 Amazing People of New York Neither did women of any color The Equal Rights Association was set up in 1866 Elizabeth Stanton and Susan Anthony led the way In 1869, The National Women’s Suffrage Association was formed However, women did not gain the right to vote That was controlled by white men Under pressures, they gave all men the right to vote in 1870 Discrimination that defied logic and the Constitution White politicians gave black men the right to vote ahead of white women So much for people being born equal Also, the end of the Civil War was not the end of organized conflict New York politics was influenced more by gangs Particularly the Italian and the Irish ones They fought over territory to control alcohol, gambling and prostitution Indeed, politics was too often ruled by the gun Despite the end of the Civil War, more guns were bought in our city People claimed the right to bear arms I predicted that it would lead to more deaths.

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