American people of Cornish descent

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 88. Chapters: Carleton S. Coon, Jack Kemp, Conlon Nancarrow, Randy Travis, John Spargo, Hobey Baker, Vida Chenoweth, Tim Couch, Dirk Kempthorne, Rick Rescorla, Edward Burd Grubb, Jr., William F. Albright, Curtis Grubb, Michael Behenna, Oscar Kempthorne, Beryl Bryant, John Grubb, Jayne Marie Mansfield, Cornish American, Peter Grubb, Jr., Francis T. Nicholls, Jehu Grubb, Henry Bates Grubb, Stan Keller, Francis A. Chenoweth, William Simon U'Ren, George St. Leger Grenfell, Charles W. Penrose, Jim Trelease, Bill Bottrell, Ignatius Cooper Grubb, William Irwin Grubb, Frances Penrose Owen, John Johns Trigg, Boies Penrose, Henry D. Moyle, Richard Tregaskis, Dave Argall, Walter C. Teagle, Edward Burd Grubb, Sr., Charles Morton, Warner Norton Grubb, Nathaniel Grubb, John Coode, Donald Tresidder, Spencer Penrose, David W. Blight, Josiah Fox, William Williams, William Rawle, Jimmy Kemp, Paul Trevithick, William Trelease, Lyman Tremain, R. A. F. Penrose, Jr., Joan Retallack, John Charles Vivian, Lemuel Chenoweth, James Moyle, Kit Pellow, Dan Kemp, James Avery, Walter James Edyvean, Morris S. Tremaine, Jeff Kemp, Glenn Thomas Trewartha, Eric Chenowith, Weston E. Vivian, Blair Chenoweth, Fred Johns, William Ernest Hocking, Thomas Clark Nicholls, Andrea U'Ren, Samuel Penhallow, Richard Bullock, Dale Grubb, Craig Penrose, Rick Behenna, F. Orlin Tremaine, John Chenoweth, John Marshall Clemens, Tamara Goldsworthy, Shannon Chenoweth. Excerpt: Connection Timeout John Spargo (1876-1966) was a British-born American socialist political activist, orator, and writer who later became a renowned expert in the history and crafts of Vermont. Spargo is best remembered as an early biographer of Karl Marx and as one of the leading public intellectuals affiliated with the Socialist Party of America during the progressive era of the early 20th Century. Spargo was born on January 31, 1876, in the small village of Longdowns in the parish of Stithians, Cornwall, United Kingdom. His parents were Thomas Spargo (1850-1920) and Jane Hocking Spargo (1851-1900), whose maiden name was also Spargo. As a young man, he trained as a stonecutter, and he later became a lay Methodist minister. He was attracted to the socialist doctrines of early English Marxist Henry Hyndman, particularly to his book England for All. Spargo was a largely self-educated man, be he did in 1894-95 take two courses through the Oxford University Extension Program, including one by economist J. A. Hobson. Spargo went to work in 1895, moving with his alcoholic father to Barry Docks in South Wales, where he was employed as a stonemason. Within a year after his arrival at Barry Dock, Spargo had started the first local of Hyndman's Social Democratic Federation (SDF), was elected president of the Barry Trades and Labour Council, became an editor of the Barry Herald, and was elected a member of the National Executive Committee of the SDF. As his biographer notes "It was an amazing, meteoric progression for an uneducated stonemason from Western Cornwall that took place in these few years of Spargo's education in Marxism; by the end of his residence in Britain, the 25-year-old was recognized as one of the most promising and energetic Marxist agitators in the country. Through it all, he was guided, inspired, and sustained by the Social Democratic Federation's founder and leader, Henry Meyers Hyndman, the man whose England for All had converted him to Marxism and who f

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Titel
American people of Cornish descent
Untertitel
Carleton S. Coon, Jack Kemp, Conlon Nancarrow, Randy Travis, John Spargo, Hobey Baker, Vida Chenoweth, Tim Couch, Dirk Kempthorne, Rick Rescorla, Edward Burd Grubb, Jr., William F. Albright, Curtis Grubb, Michael Behenna, Oscar Kempthorne
Editor
EAN
9781155993997
ISBN
978-1-155-99399-7
Format
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Herausgeber
Books LLC, Reference Series
Genre
Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten
88
Gewicht
190g
Größe
H246mm x B189mm x T5mm
Jahr
2011
Untertitel
Englisch
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