• Launchpad: Pearl S. Buck

    Created August 31, 2010
  • Launchpad: Esperanza Rising

    Created August 26, 2010

    Launchpad: Pearl S. Buck

    Pearl S. Buck’s “On Discovering America”

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    Ellis Island Immigrant Station officially opens

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    January 1, 1892

    First all-steel passenger railroad coach is completed in Altoona, PA

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    December 23, 1907

    Louisiana Purchase is formalized

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    December 20, 1803

    American author Willa Cather born

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    December 7, 1873

    President Pierce signs the Kansas–Nebraska Act

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    May 30, 1854

    Lewis & Clark set out for Pacific Coast

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    May 14, 1804

    Abraham Lincoln elected to first term as President

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    November 6, 1860