From 1675 to 1676, Nathaniel Bacon led a group of indentured laborers—both black and white—who were frustrated with their economic plight, in a series ...
Total control led to total cruelty. The Spaniards "thought nothing of knifing Indians by tens and twenties and of cutting slices off them to test the sharpness of their blades." Las Casas tells how "two of these so-called Christians met two Indian boys one day, each carrying a parrot; they took the parrots and for fun beheaded the boys."
On offense, Carlos Santana may be trying out a move to third base from catcher which could help the team in more ways than one. The Indians might need a few things to fall the right way for them in 2014 to overtake Detroit, but it’s possible with this strong of a lineup.
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Left-handed reliever Boone Logan was the logical choice to enter the game. Alex Gordon was 1-for-18 against Logan in his career.
By the time of the arrival of Europeans, the Lenape were cultivating fields of vegetation through the slash and burn technique.       This extended the productive life of planted fields. They also harvested vast quantities of fish and shellfish from the bays of the area,  and, in southern New Jersey, harvested clams year-round.  The success of these methods allowed the tribe to maintain a larger population than nomadic hunter-gatherers could support. Scholars have estimated that at the time of European settlement, there may have been about 15,000 Lenape total in approximately 80 settlement sites around much of the New York City area, alone.  In 1524 Lenape in canoes met Giovanni da Verrazzano , the first European explorer to enter New York Harbor .
The Lowrie gang, as it became known, resorted to crime and conducting personal feuds, committing robberies and murders against white Robeson County residents and skirmishing with the Confederate Home Guard. They grew bolder as the war turned against the Confederates. In December 1864, the Lowrie gang killed James P. Barnes after he had drafted workers, including the Lowries, for work on local defenses. Barnes had earlier accused Henry's father, Allen Lowrie, of stealing hogs. Next, the gang killed James Brantley Harris, a Confederate conscription officer who had killed a Lowrie relative.