200 Alabama Bicentennial

Celebrating Alabama’s 200th birthday2017 2018 2019

Resources

  • Voucher for money owed to William Anderson for service in the General Assembly at St. Stephens.

    TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. The voucher, for the amount of $140, is signed by Speaker of the House J.W. Walker. A note from Anderson on the back of the voucher confirms that he received his payment.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 7 (Civics), 10, 12 (US Government)

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  • "The Southern States and Mississippi Territory."

    This map shows Mississippi Territory after enlargement northward to Tennessee, but before the seizure of Mobile from Spain in 1813. Published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by Carey and Warner.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 3, 4, 7 (Geography), 10

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  • "Arrival of the President."

    From vol. 3, no. 38, page 2 of the Alabama Republican. The article discusses James Monroe's surprise visit to Huntsville.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 10

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  • "The Constitution."

    From vol. 3, no. 47, page 3, column 2 of the Alabama Republican. The article makes brief remarks about the new state constitution. This issue of the Alabama Republican also contains a copy of Alabama's new constitution.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 7 (Civics), 10, 12 (US Government)

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  • Voucher for the salary to be paid to Governor William Wyatt Bibb.

    TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. This voucher is for the first quarter of his term in office, from November 9, 1819 to February 9, 1820. The voucher is for the amount of $625. A note at the bottom of the paper confirms that the payment was received.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 7 (Civics), 10, 12 (US Government)

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  • State treasury note paying David and Nicholas Crocheron ten dollars for "Building the State House" at Cahawba, Alabama.

    From the museum collection at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Signed by Samuel Pickens.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 10

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  • "Map of Alabama."

    This map was constructed from surveys in the General Land Office and other documents. Published in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 3, 4, 7 (Geography), 10

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  • Receipt for items bought in preparation for General Lafayette's visit to Alabama.

    TRANSCRIPT INCLUDED. The committee purchased cigars, candles, alcoholic beverages, spices, meat, cheese, coffee, tea, fruit, and other foods. Includes a list of prices. The State of Alabama spent so much money entertaining Lafayette during his visit that it put severe financial strain on the government.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4

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  • "State House, Tuscaloosa, Al."

    Tuscaloosa was the capital of Alabama from 1826 to 1846. This image of the former Capital was taken from LaTourrette's map of Alabama.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 7 (Civics)

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  • "The Alabama March."

    Sheet music for "The Alabama March," written by Amaud P. Pfister of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The piece, which features an image of the state capitol in Tuscaloosa on the cover, was dedicated to Governor Arthur P. Bagby and was published by Geib and Walker of New York.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4

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  • "THE STATE CAPITOL."

    From vol. 2, no. 12, page 4, column 2 of the Alabama Sentinel. The article asks for help from local architects, masons, etc. to build the new capitol in Tuscaloosa and gives a detailed description of the building.

    ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard Grade(s): 4, 7 (Civics)

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