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    158 years ago


    Do you know what happened this week back in 1850, 158 years ago?

    California became a state.

    The State had no electricity.

    The State had no money.

    Almost everyone spoke Spanish.

    There were gunfights in the streets.

    So, basically, it was just like it is today except back then the women had real breasts and the men didn't hold hands.

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    interesting facts.

    which state did have electricity in 1850?
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    Quote Originally Posted by omon View Post
    interesting facts.

    which state did have electricity in 1850?
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    So, basically, it was just like it is today except back then the women had real breasts and the men didn't hold hands.
    And all those Cowboys riding in the sunset never felt lonly?? (always wondered what the big deal of that gay cowboy movie was, at least here the whole cowboy image, as portrayed in many western, often seen as kinda...homoerotic...uh I guess I get killed for this post, won't I?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tarek Morgen View Post
    And all those Cowboys riding in the sunset never felt lonly?? (always wondered what the big deal of that gay cowboy movie was, at least here the whole cowboy image, as portrayed in many western, often seen as kinda...homoerotic...uh I guess I get killed for this post, won't I?)
    naw, you'll survive.
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    Quote Originally Posted by omon View Post
    interesting facts.

    which state did have electricity in 1850?

    1850 Hawthorne's Scarlet Letter published (Mar. 16)
    American Express Company founded (Mar. 18)
    William Wordsworth died (Apr. 23)
    Millard Fillmore became 13th President of U.S. on the death of Zachary Taylor (July 9)
    Francesca Xavier Cabrini born (July 15)
    Balzac died aged 51 (Aug. 18)
    California became 31st U.S. state (Sep. 9)
    Harishchandra born in India (Sep. 9)
    Fugitive Slave Law, part of Compromise of 1850, stripped runaways of rights of jury trial and of testifying in their own defense (Sep. 18)
    Jenny Lind first toured America (Sep.)
    Numbers in the U.S. 23 million (3.2 mill. slaves)
    Millet's "The Sower" exhibited


    Sorry, no electricity data

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    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernLadyGA View Post
    158 years ago


    Do you know what happened this week back in 1850, 158 years ago?

    California became a state.

    The State had no electricity.

    The State had no money.

    Almost everyone spoke Spanish.

    There were gunfights in the streets.

    So, basically, it was just like it is today except back then the women had real breasts and the men didn't hold hands.
    Funny
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