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Scandal In Jefferson County

Author : Edward Clack
ISBN : 1688658866
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Whistle Blower Investigative Report into the corruption of the Jefferson County Judicial System in Louisville, Kentucky.

Scandal At Bizarre

Author : Cynthia A. Kierner
ISBN : 0813926165
Genre : History
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In the early 1790s Richard Randolph was accused of fathering a child by his sister-in-law, Nancy, and murdering the baby shortly after its birth. Rumors about the incident, which occurred during a visit to the plantation of close family friends, spread like wildfire. Randolph found himself on trial for the crime largely because of the public outrage fueled by these rumors. The rest of the household suffered too, and only Nancy, who later married the esteemed New York statesman Gouverneur Morris, would find any degree of happiness. A tale of family passion, betrayal, and deception, Scandal at Bizarre is a fascinating historical portrait of the social and political realities of a world long vanished.

Coal Mining In Jefferson County

Author : Staci Simon Glover
ISBN : 9781439625521
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Uniquely, Jefferson County had all of the elements necessary for the fabrication of iron and steel within its borders. Coal, limestone, and iron ore all lay within close proximity to Birmingham. The right amounts of business acumen, industrial planning, and labor force came together creating the industry that made Birmingham the “Magic City.” The coal mining towns in the Birmingham Industrial District have rich histories—a Hollywood movie was made in one, a novel was written about another, and a soccer championship was won in yet another town. These coal towns and the miners who lived in them are as responsible as anyone for the birth of Birmingham industry.

A Pioneer History Of Jefferson County Pennsylvania

Author : William James McKnight
ISBN : WISC:89072987613
Genre : Jefferson County (Pa.)
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Jefferson County Pennsylvania Her Pioneers And People 1800 1915

Author : W.J. McKnight
ISBN : 9785870899992
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History Of Jefferson County Pennsylvania With Illustrations And Biographical Sketches Of Some Of Its Prominent Men And Pioneers

Author : Kate M. Scott
ISBN : WISC:89072987647
Genre : Jefferson County (Pa.)
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Kentucky Government Politics And Public Policy

Author : James C. Clinger
ISBN : 9780813143163
Genre : Political Science
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The cornerstone of the American republic is an educated, active, and engaged citizenry; however, the multifaceted inner workings of government and the political forces that shape it are incredibly complex. Kentucky Government, Politics, and Public Policy is the first book in nearly three decades to provide a comprehensive overview of the commonwealth's major governing and political institutions and the public policy issues that profoundly affect Kentuckians' daily lives. In this groundbreaking volume, editors James C. Clinger and Michael W. Hail have assembled respected scholars from across the state to inform citizens about their governing institutions, the consequences of their policy choices, and the intricacies of the political process. They provide clear and authoritative information on Kentucky's government and explain significant trends and patterns, exploring the legacy of the state's political history and illuminating the contributions of influential Kentucky politicians such as Henry Clay, Abraham Lincoln, and Jefferson Davis. The contributors also address essential topics such as the structure and function of the three branches of government, the constitution, and federalism and intergovernmental relations, as well as administration, budgeting, and finance. They analyze key issues in education policy, economic and community development, and health care in great detail, explaining persistently controversial topics such as campaign finance, the cost of elections, ethics, and the oversight of regulatory agencies. From the executive branch to the legislature, from the court system to political parties, there is no better primer on government in the commonwealth.

In Defense Of Thomas Jefferson

Author : William G. Hyland, Jr.
ISBN : 1429969261
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The belief that Thomas Jefferson had an affair and fathered a child (or children) with slave Sally Hemings---and that such an allegation was proven by DNA testing—has become so pervasive in American popular culture that it is not only widely accepted but taught to students as historical fact. But as William G. Hyland Jr. demonstrates, this "fact" is nothing more than the accumulation of salacious rumors and irresponsible scholarship over the years, much of it inspired by political grudges, academic opportunism, and the trend of historical revisionism that seeks to drag the reputation of the Founding Fathers through the mud. In this startling and revelatory argument, Hyland shows not only that the evidence against Jefferson is lacking, but that in fact he is entirely innocent of the charge of having sexual relations with Hemings. Historians have the wrong Jefferson. Hyland, an experienced trial lawyer, presents the most reliable historical evidence while dissecting the unreliable, and in doing so he cuts through centuries of unsubstantiated charges. The author reminds us that the DNA tests identified Eston Hemings, Sally's youngest child, as being merely the descendant of a "Jefferson male." Randolph Jefferson, the president's wayward, younger brother with a reputation for socializing among the Monticello slaves, emerges as the most likely of several possible candidates. Meanwhile, the author traces the evolution of this rumor about Thomas Jefferson back to the allegation made by one James Callendar, a "drunken ruffian" who carried a grudge after unsuccessfully lobbying the president for a postmaster appointment---and who then openly bragged of ruining Jefferson's reputation. Hyland also delves into Hemings family oral histories that go against the popular rumor, as well as the ways in which the Jefferson rumors were advanced by less-than-historical dramas and by flawed scholarly research often shaped by political agendas. Reflecting both a layperson's curiosity and a lawyer's precision, Hyland definitively puts to rest the allegation of the thirty-eight-year liaison between Jefferson and Hemings. In doing so, he reclaims the nation's third president from the arena of Hollywood-style myth and melodrama and gives his readers a unique opportunity to serve as jurors on this enduringly fascinating episode in American history.

But For Birmingham

Author : Glenn T. Eskew
ISBN : 0807846678
Genre : History
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Historian Glenn Eskew describes the changing face of Birmingham's civil rights campaign, from the politics of accommodation practiced by the city's black bourgeoisie in the 1950s to local pastor Fred L. Shuttlesworth's groundbreaking use of nonviolent direct action to challenge segregation during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Maps, notes, bibliography, index. 25 illustrations.

Anatomy Of A Scandal

Author : Rebecca L. McMurry
ISBN : UOM:39015055202462
Genre : History
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Through research with new sources and technology, the McMurrys seek out the origins and the historical development of the longest running presidential scandal in American history.

History S Greatest Scandals

Author : Ed Wright
ISBN : 9781742664880
Genre : History
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Smart, educated and accomplished people, the pillars of our society, try to cheat the system in the most convoluted and fascinating ways. History's Greatest Scandals tells the stories of adultery, perversion, shameless greed, theft and deception that have brought down presidents, prime ministers, clergy and famous people of practically every stripe. The gripping cloak-and-dagger dramas climax in catastrophic exposures and career-destroying indiscretions that rival great fiction and are all the more astounding because they areseminal moments in our history. The stories star famous names and often share selfish desires, yet each tale shocks us, sometimes for its audacity, sometimes its complexity and sometimes its pure idiocy, from Bill Clinton's famous and recanted, 'I did not have sexual relations with that woman!' and King Edward VIII abdicating the throne to marry Wallis Simpson to televangelist Jimmy Swaggart caught with a prostitute, Howard Hughes's bizarre personal hygiene and Anthony Blunt who attained British royal favour while spying for the Soviet Union. Alternately disturbing and amazing, the narratives reveal clandestine affairs, underhanded political dealings, blatant criminal activity and other dramatic episodes that erupt in the lives of successful people gone bad.

Journal And Bills

Author : West Virginia. Legislature. Senate
ISBN : UCAL:B2886969
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The Growth Of A Century

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105011961559
Genre : Jefferson County (N.Y.)
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Author : William Warren Rogers
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215318697
Genre : History
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Alabama: The History of a Deep South State is divided into three main sections, the first concluding in 1865, the second in 1920, and the third bringing the story to the present, the book’s organization is both chronological and topical.

Case Studies Of City County Consolidation

Author : Suzanne M. Leland
ISBN : UOM:39015060061465
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Facing cutbacks in federal and state assistance and a new wave of taxpayer revolts, local governments have renewed interest in local government consolidation as a way of achieving efficiencies of scale in response to citizen demands for services. Yet the vast majority of consolidation efforts fail, either during the process of drafting a charter or once they reach the ballot - only five have passed since 1990; only thirty-two have been successfully implemented since the first, when the city of New Orleans merged with Orleans Parish in 1805. What accounts for the high failure rate and what factors led to successful consolidations? This volume presents thirteen comparable case studies of consolidation campaigns and distills the findings.

History Of Jefferson County Iowa

Author : Charles J. Fulton
ISBN : NYPL:33433081920542
Genre : Jefferson County (Iowa)
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Albemarle Jefferson S County 1727 1976

Author : John Hammond Moore
ISBN : UVA:X000205646
Genre : Albemarle County (Va.)
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Published as the Albemarle County Historical Society's contribution to the Bicentennial.

Papers Read Before The Herkimer County Historical Society During The Years

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ISBN : UIUC:30112032460351
Genre : Herkimer County (N.Y.)
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Genealogical Journal Of Jefferson County New York

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ISBN : WISC:89082341900
Genre : Jefferson County (N.Y.)
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Cases Argued And Decided In The Supreme Court Of Mississippi

Author : Mississippi. Supreme Court
ISBN : UOM:35112103107837
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