Oaks, Quorum of the 12 Apostles. Holy Ghost to personally authenticate the truthfulness of the origins and content of the Book of Mormon. Given constant encouragement from general and local leaders of reliance on supernatural manifestations a testimony over testable claims, it is not surprising that many faithful Latter-Day Saints seem unfazed by empirical evidence or the lack of it contradicting Book of Mormon claims, whether the research is conducted by Mormon or non-Mormon archaeologists and historians. Of even greater concern is that many faithful LDS members, by virtue of the admonition of their leaders mentioned aboveare not even aware of the perplexing problems contained in the Book of Mormon text.
Presidents The United States of America has been labeled as a young nation, given its actual beginning in the yearwhen the Declaration of Independence was proclaimed. In reality, the journey these United States have been going through begins before Native Americans were the first inhabitants of this rich land.
They are believed to have come over from the Eurasian continent by way of the area we know today as Alaska and Canada. It is easy to follow the chronological timeline of the United States.
Its history often begins with Leif Ericson, who is believed to have travelled to this land in the year Then by Christopher Columbus inthe pilgrims in the 16th century, later followed by other European nations such as Spain, Portugal, and Britain. As we fast-forward through the years, the role of this young nation is evident in every part of the world.
There is not one part of the world that has not been touched by the influence of the United States of America. Brief Overview The story of the United States begins with the thirteen colonies which by the late 18th century had 2.
In its struggle towards independence, the Declaration of Independence led to the American Revolution in Between the Revolution against Britain and the American Civil War inthe young nation went through a myriad of storms, politically and socially, in addition to the significant progress it went through.
Slavery of Africans was already an issue early in those days, which perhaps contributed to the formation of the Confederate States of America, leading to the Civil War.
As the war broke out, lines were drawn on the sands of these United States. The Civil War was followed by the reconstruction era in which a change in the overall atmosphere brought in a change that comes with growth.
Slavery ended, states that broke off from the union were readmitted, and the national government grew stronger. All 48 contiguous states had been admitted inAlaska and Hawaii were added later in the mid 20th century.
Between the s through the s, the progressives ushered in a different tone. People were getting tired with the corruption, waste, and the practice of old politics. Wilson tried to keep the U. The Wall Street Crash of came after a decade of prosperous living, the years that followed marked a world wide Great Depression that lasted for ten years.
This brought in various types of programs that included relief, recovery, and reform.
Unfortunately, all this did was realign the political landscape that produced the Democratic Party, big political machines in the major cities, so-called intellectuals, and the white south.Religious revivalism, resulting from the Second Great Awakening, also had a large impact on American life in all parts of the country.
Third, the major political struggles during the . The Second Great Awakening filled a greater Protestant religion into American society and culture.
It was the religious people's responsibility to improve the . Spens Report 'Secondary education with Special Reference to Grammar Schools and Technical High Schools' ().
Accounts of Religious Revivals in Many Parts of the United States from - Albany, New York, Albany, New York, Despite the author's obvious enthusiasm, it is a series of trite accounts of revivals, devoid of interesting historical detail. Events Exhibition: Cycle of Life — Awakening: Works by Asian Women Artists January 23 – May 15, Center for Chinese Studies, Center for Korean Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies.
English literature - The later Romantics: Shelley, Keats, and Byron: The poets of the next generation shared their predecessors’ passion for liberty (now set in a new perspective by the Napoleonic Wars) and were in a position to learn from their experiments.
Percy Bysshe Shelley in particular was deeply interested in politics, .