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By Junius P. Rodriguez

Chronology of worldwide Slavery combines a number of chronologies, sidebars on really expert issues, basic resource records, and gripping illustrations right into a compelling portrayal of slavery from the sunrise of civilization to the current. geared up through geographic area and period of time, this paintings allows readers to achieve a brief figuring out of ways lengthy slavery has been a part of human lifestyles and the place it has occurred.Chronology of worldwide Slavery is the precise spouse to The ancient Encyclopedia of worldwide Slavery (ABC-CLIO, 1997). jointly, those works span all international cultures and time classes to check humankind's such a lot perplexing?€”and persistent?€”historical factor.

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The 1950s was a golden age of beauty pageants. Women contestants were judged on appearance as they paraded in bathing suits across a stage. Sometimes a display of talent, such as singing or baton twirling, was required. The Miss America Pageant was already popular, although it was not televised until 30 • BELAFONTE, HARRY 1954. In 1951, the Miss World Pageant was created. The next year, it was combined with the Miss Universe Pageant. The America’s Junior Miss Pageant began in 1958 as a way to recognize high school seniors; a bathing suit competition was not included in this contest.

He met opposition from New York City’s building commissioner, who wanted the stadium to be built in Queens. O’Malley, unable to have a new stadium in Brooklyn, not only moved his team to Los Angeles but also was influential enough with the owner of the New York Giants to have that team move to San Francisco. These changes in 1958 brought the first major league baseball teams to the West Coast. Branch Rickey did more to break the color barrier than anyone else in the sport with the signing of Jackie Robinson to the Dodgers in 1945, the first African American to play in the major leagues.

He wrote over 3,000 compositions, including “God Bless America,” introduced by Kate Smith during World War II, a song many Americans wanted to be the new national anthem. ” A political conservative, Berlin supported President Dwight D. ” When music began to change in the 1950s, he realized his compositions were out of date. When his musical Mr. President was poorly received, he became a virtual recluse for the remainder of his life. He died of a heart attack in 1989 at the age of 101. See also CROSBY, BING; CINEMA; THEATER.

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