By Thomas L. Purvis
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He became active in Republican politics, and was elected Md. governor in 1966. He became vice-president under Richard NIXON in 1969 and emerged as a caustic, cruel critic of libelous, leftist liberals who not only negatived Nixon and vexed Vietnam victory, but also failed to appreciate his genius for alliteration. Agnew's political career ended in disgrace on 10 October 1973, when he resigned as vice-president after being accused of bribe-taking, criminal conspiracy, and income tax fraud. Agricultural Adjustment Act, first (12 May 1933) This law created the AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION (AAA) to stabilize farm income by setting price supports and capping crop acreage.
Monthly Meeting. Every yearly meeting of the Quakers, or Society of Friends, between 1770 and 1776, forbade slaveowning. By 1779 over 80 percent of Quaker slaves were free, but not until 1796 were the last released from bondage. The American Revolution led to the abolition of slavery in Vt. (1777), Pa. (1780), Mass. (1783), Conn. I. Y. J. (1804). In 1787 Congress excluded slavery from the NORTHWEST TERRITORY. C. passed laws making it easier for masters to free their own slaves. The AMERICAN COLONIZATION SOCIETY also originated as a means of encouraging voluntary emancipation by masters.
Y. C. District of Columbia Okla. Oklahoma Del. Delaware Oreg. Oregon Fla. Florida Pa. I. Rhode Island Ga. C. South Carolina Ill. Dak. South Dakota Ind. Indiana Tenn. Tennessee Kans. Kansas Tex. Texas Ky. Kentucky US United States, American La. Louisiana v. versus (Latin, against) Mass. Massachusetts Va. Virginia Md. Maryland Vt. Vermont Mich. Michigan Wash. Washington Minn. Minnesota Wis. Wisconsin Miss. Va. West Virginia Mo. Missouri Wyo. Wyoming Page 1 A AAA see AGRICULTURAL ADJUSTMENT ADMINISTRATION Abbate v.