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Recall Elections and America

Recall elections, like initiatives and referenda, are an electoral device in American politics which allow citizens to remove an elected official from office before the end of that person's term in office. Like initiatives and referendum, recall elections are considered an extension of democracy in that they allow citizens to hold elected officials to account after they have been elected and during their term in office.
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American Civil War February 1864

February 1864 saw the start of what was to become one of the most controversial acts of the American Civil War. General Sherman started what was to eventually be known as his 'March Through Georgia' - though in this case it was a march on a major railway but with the intention of destroying anything that could be of use to the South once his army had moved on.
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Biography of Pontiac - History

Pontiac (1720-1769) Ottawa war leader: Pontiac is credited with having led Native Americans against the British in the French and Indian Wars. After the defeat of the French, Native Americans were dismayed by the scorn of the British. Tradition asserts that Pontiac was the man who organized Native American tribes to resist British expansion.
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