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The Encyclopedia of latest Jersey is the main broad reference paintings ever released at the backyard kingdom. The Encyclopedia includes approximately 3,000 unique articles, in addition to 585 illustrations and a hundred thirty maps, accumulating a wealth of data in regards to the country in a single quantity. The Encyclopedia is full of interesting and fascinating entries starting from New Jersey's earliest heritage to the current. For example-Did you recognize that New Jersey used to be divided into parts-East Jersey and West Jersey? That streptomycin used to be first remoted at Rutgers college? Or that the 1st vote solid by way of an African American lower than the 15th modification was once in Perth Amboy? How approximately that New Jersey was once the location of the 1st intercollegiate soccer video game? those proof, and hundreds of thousands extra, are available within the pages of the Encyclopedia of latest Jersey. This quantity will give you the solutions to questions on New Jersey that you simply by no means even knew you had! even if you're in simple terms perusing the pages or are discovering a selected topic, the Encyclopedia of recent Jersey is your definitive resource for info at the backyard kingdom, masking a extensive variety of topic parts, together with: * structure, ornamental arts, portray, and sculpture * Biographies * enterprise and economics * Communications and media * schooling * Ethnicity * Folklore, museums, and theater * Geography * background * executive, legislations, politics, and public coverage * Literature * medication and healthiness * Municipalities and counties * game and activities * faith * technological know-how and know-how * Transportation * and lots of extra topics

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In  a petition to the legislature recommended a gradual emancipation plan similar to Pennsylvania’s Act of , and an abolition society soon formed at Burlington. Legislation was passed in  to prevent the importation of slaves, to authorize their manumission, and to protect them from abuse. In the same year, another abolition society was organized in Trenton. Gov. William Livingston urged the legislature in  to take steps toward eventual emancipation. Another society had formed in Princeton that year, and in , while a member of the legislature, John Witherspoon, president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), introduced another plan for gradual abolition.

Courtesy National Archives and Records Administration. The war also brought new construction of several large airports in New Jersey as part of the buildup in national defense. On the eve of the war, the Civil Aeronautical Authority began to construct hundreds of new airports throughout the country. They were built as civilian airports, but designed to be quickly converted for military use, should they be needed. ’’ New airports were also constructed at Pomona, Atlantic County (Atlantic City), and Rio Grande, Cape May County (Wildwood).

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