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    the American Civil War, Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson. Stonewall’s work ethic, morals, and military prowess earned him the grand recognition he received during the Civil War, and a brief look into his life sheds light upon how Stonewall rose above numerous other outstanding Civil War generals to become “The Man, The Soldier, The Legend” that he is today. Born in 1824 to Virginia natives, death and heartache followed Stonewall throughout his childhood. When Stonewall was two years old, his older sister

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    Stonewall Jackson

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    Stonewall Jackson Thomas Jonathan Jackson was a general who served in the Civil war. He was born on January 21, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia. Jackson’s Parents were Jonathon Jackson & Julia Beckwith Neale. He had 3 brothers and sisters. They were Elizabeth, Warren, and Laura Ann. Elizabeth and Warren were both older than him, and Laura Ann was younger. When Thomas was only 8 years old his father and sister, Elizabeth, died of typhoid fever. After his childhood in Virginia, Stonewall Jackson

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    Stonewall Jackson, born January 21, 1824 was one of the most famous confederate generals and one of the best officers to serve for General Robert E. Lee. But Jackson wasn’t just born a general, he earned it. Since his parents died when he was very young, life was very rough for him. He was raised by his uncle, Cummins Jackson, a miller who lived near what is now known as Weston, West Virginia. Later on, he was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy. He had to work several times harder than the other

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    Historian David Carter, provides an intriguing in-depth look into the historical impact of the Stonewall Riots in Stonewall: The Riots that Sparked the Gay Revolution. This engaging book adds to the genre of sexual orientation discrimination. Carter extensively analyzes the various factors that played a role in igniting the Stonewall riots and the historical impact that the riots had on the Gay Revolution and movement for gay equality. Through the use of interviews, newspapers, and maps, Carter

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    killed.​This is what made gay bars, such as the Stonewall Inn, so attractive to the LGBT+ community. They could be with other people like them, and wouldn't have to worry about concealing their true identity. ​ In 1966, 3 Mafia members purchased the Stonewall

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    The Stonewall Riots

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    one’s homosexuality could lead to the loss of their family, their livelihood and, in some cases, their lives. Geanne Harwood, interviewed on an National Public Radio Broadcast commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, said that “being gay before Stonewall was a very difficult proposition … we felt that in order to survive we had to try to look and act as rugged and as manly as possibly to get by in a society that was really very much against us.” The age of communist threats

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    Essay On The Stonewall Uprising

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    Factors Contributing to Success To equate the success of the Stonewall uprising with one person or one specific event would be an untenable claim. It was the interworking of various factors that turned the one night of impromptu violence, into the beginning of a historical movement for gay liberation. The previously instilled sense of community, working in tandem with perseverance in movement momentum, was joined harmoniously by a group of people that shared a common sense of oppression and injustice

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    Stonewall Jackson

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    In Clarksburg, Virginia on January 21st, 1824, Thomas Jonathan Jackson was born. Later he would earn the nickname “Stonewall” and go down in history as one of the great generals of the American Civil War. Jackson graduated from West Point in 1846 and started his official military career with the US Army. He was a brevet second lieutenant in the Mexican-American War from 1846 to 1848. He displayed excellent leadership in battle, and was soon promoted to major. On February 29th, 1851, Jackson stepped

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    The Stonewall Riots Analysis

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    The Stonewall riots became a symbolic call to arms for many, it was gays and lesbians literally fighting back. After the riots many gay rights groups found new hope in gaining rights. New ideas, tactics, events and organizations were all a result of the riots. Shortly after the Stonewall Riots, it was time for the Annual Reminder, a picket in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia. This year seventy-five picketers showed up, their biggest turn out yet. The picket started out like the previous

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    last. On May 2, 1863, at Chancellorsville, T.J. “Stonewall” Jackson was accidentally shot by one of his own men. However, that was not his last day; Jackson died eight days later due to pneumonia. Stonewall was a better leader than General Robert E. Lee was to the South. General Stonewall Jackson is one of the most famous confederate generals after Lee because of his skilled tactics. The Mexican-American War was the first U.S. Artillery Stonewall Jackson joined as a second lieutenant. Jackson proved

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