I do not know myself, and God forbid that I should.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Conversations with Eckermann

His Majesty's dominions, on which the sun never sets.

- Christopher North, Noctes Ambrosianae

I call upon you therefore to cast your eyes upon the wretchedness of your brethren, and to do your utmost to enlighten them go to work and enlighten your brethren! Let the Lord see you doing what you can to rescue them and yourselves from degradation.

- David Walker's appeal

It will be my sincere and constant desire to observe toward the Indian tribes within our limits a just and liberal policy, and to give that humane and considerate attention to their rights and their wants which is consistent with the habits of our Government and the feelings of our people.

- Andrew Jackson, from his inaugural address. See below.

Born in 1829:

Died in 1829: Events of 1829:

1828 - 1829 - 1830

How they Were Made - 19th Century

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