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the decade from 1780 to 1789

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But few will be surprised that the Constitution aimed to preserve elite interests, or that the Constitution was the fairly conservative product of the struggles, hardships, and experimentation of the 1780s. Still, Cutterham delivers a new and worthwhile retelling of the tensions that led to the Philadelphia Convention.
The petites-maitresses were the clients of marchandes de modes, who often epitomized the social and sartorial instability of the 1770s and 1780s. As Chrisman-Campbell indicates, this term applied to various social classes (including the queen), for it denoted a lifestyle of constant a la mode outfit and coiffure changes; clothing had to be novel as well as new (77).
Born in 1757, he started to manufacture clocks with his brothers in Grafton before moving to Boston in the 1780s. Although many of his clocks are on permanent exhibit in the museum's Aaron Gallery, September's focus will include additional information and a little known portrait of him.
history suffers in an absolute sense from a dearth of scholarship, the 1780s are not a scholarly favorite in the way that, say, the 1850s, 1860s, 1920s, 1930s, and 1960s are.
WARRIOR NATIONS: THE UNITED STATES AND INDIAN PEOPLES provides a powerful survey documenting eight of the wars that occurred between the 1780s and 1877, explaining what began each conflict and how they were connected.
His topics include the material object, commentaries on the Gold Seal in the 1780s, revival of interest in the Gold Seal during the Meiji era and Miyake Yonekichi's breakthrough, modern science and the Gold Seal, and conspiracy theories and better science.
In the first half of his book, Higgins examines "the 'density' of political culture" in the 1770s and 1780s (7).
The exhibition includes costumes worn in notable Newcastle productions, playbills dating from as far back as the 1780s and theatre programmes.
In the 1780s, just before the French Revolution, the city's crowded above-ground cemeteries became a source of disease, so bodies were dug up and transferred to the catacombs.
So starting in the 1780s, before the French Revolution, workers dug up the old graves.
The divers originally believed the bottles were from the 1780s, but experts dated the champagne to the early 19th century.
Ben Franklin preferred the wild turkey he knew, from the 1780s, a turkey that weighed half as much as the domestic turkeys we feast on each Thanksgiving.
They are believed to be from the 1780s and part of a cargo destined for Russia.
The Luckock Shield of Buttons was collected by a Birmingham jeweller in the 1780s at a time when making buttons out of shell was a booming Birmingham industry dominating world production.