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.00001 The Value of A Unit With Four Cyphers Going Before It

.00001 The Value of A Unit With Four Cyphers Going Before It

A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding ... (more)

A satire on dissension and political intrigue within Andrew Jackson's administration, surrounding the Spring 1831 resignations of several members of his Cabinet. In the center Jackson sits in a collapsing chair, labeled "The Hickory Chair is coming to pieces at last." Seated on the arm of his chair is a rat with the head of Postmaster General William T. Barry. On the floor before him is a pile of resignations with a broken clay pipe, and a brazier. He sweeps with a broom at a number of rats scurrying at his feet, and in the act knocks over the "Altar of Reform" toppling a winged ass also holding a broom. The rats have heads of (from left to right) Secretary of State Martin Van Buren, Secretary of War John H.Eaton, "D. I. O."(?), Navy Secretary John Branch, and Treasury Secretary Samuel D. Ingham. John Calhoun is a terrier which menaces the Van Buren rat. Van Buren, threatened by an eagle while attempting to climb the "Ladder of Political Preferment" whose rungs are labeled with the names of the states, says, "If I could only humbug that Eagle and climb up this ladder." Calhoun: "You don't get up if I can help it." Eaton: "I'm off to the Indians." Branch: "This from the greatest and best of men." Ingham: "Is this the reward of my Patriotic disinterestedness." In a doorway marked "Skool of Reform" appears a man in a visored cap and fur-trimmed coat saying, "There's Clay, and this is all Clays doings." Daniel Webster and Henry Clay (with raised arms) look in through a window. Webster: "That Terrier has nullified the whole Concern." Clay: "Famine! War! Pestilence!"|Cock of the Walk fecit. (Edward Williams Clay).|Entered . . . 1831 by E.W. Clay.|Publd by E.W. Clay, S.E. corner of Walnut and 4th St. Philada.|The print appears to have been derived from William James Hubbard's portrait of Jackson, or from Albert Newsam's 1830 lithograph reproducing the painting. A pencil sketch believed by Davison to be Clay's sketch for the print is in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. The Library's impression of ".0001" was deposited for copyright on May 5, 1831. Davison also lists a second edition of the print. Two anonymous versions of the print, possibly derived from ".00001," were published under the title "The Rats leaving a falling house." (See 1831-2).|Title appears as it is written on the item.|Davison, no. 32 (sketch), 56 and 57.|Murrell, p. 109-110.|Weitenkampf, p. 24.|Forms part of: American cartoon print filing series (Library of Congress)|Published in: American political prints, 1766-1876 / Bernard F. Reilly. Boston : G.K. Hall, 1991, entry 1831-1. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Primary Source
Collection:
Library of Congress - Cartoons 1766-1876
Provider:
Library of Congress
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10,000,000 Members by Christmas On Christmas Eve, a Candle in Every Window and Red Cross Members in Every Home.

10,000,000 Members by Christmas On Christmas Eve, a Candle in Every Window and Red Cross Members in Every Home.

Poster showing a holly-decked candle in a window, with the Red Cross ... (more)

Poster showing a holly-decked candle in a window, with the Red Cross symbol in its glow. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Primary Source
Collection:
Library of Congress - World War I Posters
Provider:
Library of Congress
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124 Cartridges for 15/6 and Your Money Back with Interest

124 Cartridges for 15/6 and Your Money Back with Interest

Poster is text only. Published by the National War Savings Committee, 18 ... (more)

Poster is text only. Published by the National War Savings Committee, 18 & 19, Abingdon Street, Westminster, S.W. Poster no. 18. 20m. Wt. 5213/331. (7940). Title from item. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Primary Source
Collection:
Library of Congress - World War I Posters
Provider:
Library of Congress
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140th Flag Day, 1777-1917 the Birthday of the Stars and Stripes, June 14th, 1917.

140th Flag Day, 1777-1917 the Birthday of the Stars and Stripes, June 14th, 1917.

Poster showing a man raising the American flag, with a minuteman cheering ... (more)

Poster showing a man raising the American flag, with a minuteman cheering and an eagle flying above. Text continues: 'Tis the Star Spangled Banner, oh, long may it wave, o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave! Monogram unidentified. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy Straight Collection. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Images and Illustrations
Primary Source
Collection:
Library of Congress - World War I Posters
Provider:
Library of Congress
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1869: A Report on Schools in North Carolina

1869: A Report on Schools in North Carolina

In this lesson, students use a guided reading to look at a ... (more)

In this lesson, students use a guided reading to look at a report on the status of education in North Carolina in 1869, and discuss the reasons given then for why the Governor and Legislature should support educating North Carolina's children. They are provided an opportunity to compare and contrast the 1869 document against their own ideas about the civic duty to attend school through age sixteen, and its relative value to the state and the country. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Collection:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Author:
Victoria Schaefer
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1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii

This site recounts the struggle for control of Hawaii between native Hawaiians ... (more)

This site recounts the struggle for control of Hawaii between native Hawaiians and American business interests in the late 1800s. This 1897 petition and a lobbying effort by native Hawaiians convinced the U.S. Congress not to annex the islands. But months later the U.S.S. Maine exploded in Havana and the Spanish-American War began. The U.S. needed a mid-Pacific fueling station and naval base. Primary source images, standards correlation, and teaching activities are included in this resource. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Lesson Plans
Collection:
National Archives and Records Administration
Provider:
National Archives and Records Administration
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1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

The documents selected for this exhibit are primary sources that historians and ... (more)

The documents selected for this exhibit are primary sources that historians and other researchers study when they write about historical events. They are a selection from the files created or received by Federal agencies in or near San Francisco at the time of the disaster. They contain eyewitness testimony of the damage of the earthquake, the ensuing fires, and the desolation that was left in their wake. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Readings
Collection:
National Archives and Records Administration
Provider:
National Archives and Records Administration
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1910-2010: South Africa as a Unitary Nation State

1910-2010: South Africa as a Unitary Nation State

Peter Merrington, novelist and Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of English University ... (more)

Peter Merrington, novelist and Professor Extraordinaire in the Department of English University of the Western Cape, was guest speaker at UCT's Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great TextsBig Question lecture in September 2010. His illustrated lecture "First Light False Dawn" explores the making of a public cultural identity for a new nation and responds to the first hundred years (1910-2010) of South Africa as a unitary nation state. Merrington explores the meaning of heritage in the late nineteenth century in relation to then popular concepts of vernacular identity in England. He shows how ideas of Englishness influenced the quest for a new South African cultural vernacular and how the young ideologues drew on these ideas for their vision. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Audio Lectures
Collection:
University of Cape Town
Provider:
UCT OpenContent
Author:
Professor Peter Merrington
1948: A Year of Decisions

1948: A Year of Decisions

The 2008 Summer Teachers Conference focused on the year 1948. Lesson plans ... (more)

The 2008 Summer Teachers Conference focused on the year 1948. Lesson plans created by teachers attending the conference and powerpoint presentations delivered by speakers are presented on this site. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
National Archives and Records Administration
Provider:
Truman Presidential Library and Museum
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19th Century Women: Struggle and Triumph

19th Century Women: Struggle and Triumph

Ever wonder what women were doing during the 1800s or what is ... (more)

Ever wonder what women were doing during the 1800s or what is known as the antebellum period of United States history? Men are well represented in our history books as they were the powerful, educated leaders of our country. Women, on the other hand, rarely had opportunities to tell their stories. Powerful stories of brave women who helped shape the history of the United States are revealed to students through journals, letters, narratives and other primary sources. Synthesizing information from the various sources, students write their impressions of women in the Northeast, Southeast, or the West during the Nineteenth Century. (less)

Subject:
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Collection:
LOC Teachers
Provider:
Library of Congress
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1st Grade-Act. 01: Exploration Tubs

1st Grade-Act. 01: Exploration Tubs

Exploration tubs, or learning centers, promote content vocabulary as students engage in ... (more)

Exploration tubs, or learning centers, promote content vocabulary as students engage in exploration, discussion and build connections to real life experiences. Students with low language skills tend to have greater difficulty interacting socially on the playground and applying information they have been taught (e.g., English Language Learners, Poverty, Learning, Disabilities, Slow Learners, Highly Mobile). This lesson will model strategies that develop essential content vocabulary. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Collection:
Utah Education Network
Provider:
Utah Education Network
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The 1st New Disease of the 21st Century

The 1st New Disease of the 21st Century

This case study uses a PowerPoint (~1MB) combined with role-playing to present ... (more)

This case study uses a PowerPoint (~1MB) combined with role-playing to present the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). Students learn about the etiology and pathophysiology of the disease, and then argue different health professionals' perspectives on a plan of action for dealing with its consequences. Developed for a pathophysiology course for undergraduates, the case could also be used in a microbiology course or in a course in public or international health. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Case Study
Lesson Plans
Collection:
Case Study Teaching in Science
Provider:
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Author:
Otto Sanchez
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The 2000-Meter Row: A Case Study in Performance Anxiety

The 2000-Meter Row: A Case Study in Performance Anxiety

This case study is based on another case in our collection, The ... (more)

This case study is based on another case in our collection, The 2000-Meter Row: A Case in Homeostasis, which emphasizes the metabolic, respiratory, and cardiac responses of a young athlete competing in a championship rowing event. In this modified version, the same event is viewed in a new light to explore the psychological ramifications of the stressful sports competition. The case was developed for a mixed undergraduate-graduate course in sport psychology. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Case Study
Lesson Plans
Collection:
Case Study Teaching in Science
Provider:
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Author:
Doug M. Post
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The 2000-Meter Row: A Case in Homeostasis

The 2000-Meter Row: A Case in Homeostasis

The physically demanding sport of competitive rowing is the backdrop for this ... (more)

The physically demanding sport of competitive rowing is the backdrop for this case about homeostasis in which students follow the physiological changes that occur in an athlete competing in a 2000-meter race. The case was developed for use in a second-year anatomy and physiology course. It would also be appropriate in exercise and sports science classes. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Case Study
Lesson Plans
Collection:
Case Study Teaching in Science
Provider:
National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Author:
Nathan Strong
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2006 NSF Advance Workshop: Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position

2006 NSF Advance Workshop: Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position

Presentations from the October, 2006 Rice University NSF Advance Conference entitled "Negotiating ... (more)

Presentations from the October, 2006 Rice University NSF Advance Conference entitled "Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position" are herein made available to the public. This workshop provided a unique opportunity for prospective women faculty to learn from established faculty leaders across all science and engineering disciplines. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
Susan Cates
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2007 ADVANCE Faculty Success Workshop

2007 ADVANCE Faculty Success Workshop

This 3-day NSF Advance leadership workshop was designed to provide women in ... (more)

This 3-day NSF Advance leadership workshop was designed to provide women in engineering and science with information and advice regarding professional advancement issues at all career levels, including, tenure, promotion and academic leadership roles. The workshop was organized in a Gordon Conference style format to allow for networking opportunities, ample discussion times, and formulation of strategies to enhance the opportunities for women to advance at Rice University. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Full Course
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Collection:
Connexions
Provider:
Rice University
Author:
Susan Cates
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The Brain: Teaching Modules

The Brain: Teaching Modules

Developed from the original series The Brain, these flexible resources offer extensive ... (more)

Developed from the original series The Brain, these flexible resources offer extensive footage and research into the inner workings of this amazing human organ, including findings on Alzheimer's disease, schizophrenia, autism, Parkinson's disease, and many other topics. The modules are appropriate for use in general and advanced courses in psychology, abnormal and physiological psychology, neuropsychology, and occupational therapy. Video teaching modules for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 32 video modules (from 5 to 20 minutes in length) and guide. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Collection:
Annenberg Learner
Provider:
Annenberg Learner
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Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Lecture Notes
Syllabi
Collection:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Provider:
M.I.T.
Author:
George Kocur
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