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Funny riddles with comedian illustrations aid ESL scholars achieve new insights into American language and tradition. each one riddle is observed via textual content that is helping scholars seize and grasp the underlying linguistic and cultural the reason why the comic story is humorous.
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Upon his arrival, he discovered that what the newspapers had been reporting about Kansas was true; relative peace reigned in the former war-torn territory. An atmosphere of political permissiveness existed. This allowed the October elections, which had been attended by both Free State and Pro-Slavery party members, to proceed unmolested. Governor Walker had guaranteed a fair election and set aside fraudulent returns. The result was a huge Free State victory; not only had a Free-State delegate been elected to Congress, but thirty-three of the fifty-two territorial legislature seats were now held by Free State men.
B. Donaldson asserted that unruly citizens in Lawrence had obstructed a deputy marshal while he was serving summons on several Free State settlers in that city. Calling for a posse of law-abiding citizens to enforce the law, Donaldson set the stage for the second invasion of the Free State enclave. ”59 John Brown was indignant. Responding to information that the Missourians and Southern militiamen now occupied Lawrence, Brown join the assembled the Pottawatomie Rifles anticipating that he would once again reinforce Free State forces in the fight against the marauding Pro-Slavery ruffians.
Committed to radical change and responding to the charismatic 24 John Brown and the Era of Literary Confrontation abolitionist guerilla leader, prominent intellectuals and social reformers in New England did not acknowledge any consciousness that Brown was anything but a noble hero committed to the cause of liberty in Kansas. When he came East to raise funds for the force that would continue to defend the rights of Free State settlers in the winter of 1857, they did not note any awareness of his activities on the Pottawatomie in May.