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  Hiram Rhoades Revels
Hiram Rhoades Revels was born a free man of African American and Indian descent in a slave state and became the first African American member of Congress.
Revels was ordained as a minister by the African Methodist Church and traveled extensively ministering to African American congregations in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, and Kansas.
Hiram Revels faced the dangers of racial conflict in the South of the Reconstruction era in a manner that won the respect of both whites and fls.
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  Hiram Rhoades Revels - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hiram Rhoades Revels (September 27, 1827 January 16, 1901) was the first African American to serve in the U.S. Senate representing Mississippi.
Revels was born free in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Hiram was the town barber until 1845 when he went to Baltimore and was ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
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 A A World . Reference Room . Articles . Hiram Rhoades Revels | PBS
Born of free parents, young Revels traveled to Indiana and Illinois to receive the education that was denied him in the South.
He was ordained a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1845 and eventually settled in Baltimore, Md., where he served as a church pastor and principal of a school for fls.
Although Revels was a Republican, he was anxious not to encourage race friction with white Southerners; he therefore supported legislation that would have restored the power to vote and to hold office to disenfranchised members of the former Confederacy.
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 Office for Minority Affairs | UNC Chapel Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Revels was born a free man in 1827 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Revels served in the Senate from 1870-1871, returning to Mississippi to be the president of Alcorn College, the first fl college in Mississippi.
When he returned to Mississippi Revels worked to help oust what he called the "carpetbagger" government of Mississippi, effectively siding with white supremacists who wanted to be rid of Reconstruction and the imposition of greater racial equality that came along with it.
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 African American politicians: Hiram R. Revels
Hiram R. Revels was a politican, minister and educator who became the first African American politician to become a United States senator, representing the state of Mississippi.
Hiram Revels was born free on September 27, 1822 in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Revels wanted to continue his education and decided to move to Indiana, which was a free state.
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 North Carolina Fast Facts and Trivia
James K. Polk, born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, was the eleventh President of the United States.
Hiram Rhoades Revels, born in Fayetteville in 1822, was the first African-American member of the United States Congress.
Andrew Johnson started his career as a tailor's apprentice in Raleigh, North Carolina and rose to lead in the reuniting of the nation as the seventeenth President of the United States.
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Revels studied at the Quaker school in Liberty, Indiana and attended Knox College in Ohio.
Revels settled in Baltimore in 1845 where he became principal of a school for African Americans as well as pastor of a local church.
After the war, Revels was appointed alderman by the military governor and was later elected to the state senate.
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 Hiram Revels
Fayetteville, N.C. Born a free fl, Revels worked as a barber and as a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
A few senators objected, arguing that Revels had not been a U.S. citizen for the nine years, a requirement for serving in the Senate--African Americans had only technically become citizens four years earlier, after the passage of the 1866 Civil Rights Act.
Revels served as senator from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871.
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 Hiram Rhoades Revels Biography / Biography of Hiram Rhoades Revels Biography Biography
Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901), African American clergyman and university administrator, was the first fl American to sit in the U.S. Senate.
Hiram Revels was born of free parents on Sept. 27, 1822, in Fayetteville, N.C. His early education was limited, since it was illegal in North Carolina at that time to teach African Americans, slave or free, to read or write.
In 1863 Revels moved to St. Louis, established a school for African American freedmen, and recruited another regiment of fl soldiers.
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For in the true and dramatic story of African American Hiram Revels and his rise to Glory on February 25, 1870, is inspiration enough for all of life and sports.
Revels of the newly readmitted state of Mississippi to serve the unexpired term of Jefferson Davis, the president of the now defunct confederacy.
Hiram Revels a 'free' man all his life, while Joseph Rainey a former 'slave.' All of these almost two dozen African Americans composing one of the greatest chapters in American history but all now all but forgotten by most.
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 Hiram Revels on Almondnet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hiram Rhoades Revels was born a free man of African American and Indian descent...
REVELS, Hiram Rhodes, a Senator from Mississippi; born in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, N.C.,...
Hiram R. Revels was born on September 1, 1822 in Fayetteville, NC...
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He was openly referenced as being bland in the Warner Brothers animated television series Animaniacs (which stars three cartoon charactersdating back to the 1930s) in an episode that cast him as a villain rigging an awards show against his imagined enemies that stolehis fame.
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 Revels, Hiram Rhoades --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
Hiram Rhoades Revels was born on Sept. 27, 1822, in Fayetteville, N.C. He was ordained a minister in the African Methodist Church in 1845 and later recruited fl troops during the American Civil War.
Born on Oct. 30, 1789, in Bennington, Vt., Hiram Bingham worked for the American Board of Boston in the Hawaiian Islands from 1820 to 1840.
Born on Oct. 1, 1907, in Honolulu, Hawaii, he was the deputy attorney for the city and county of Honolulu and served in the Hawaii House of Representatives.
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The first was Hiram Rhoades Revels, a Mississippi state senator who was selected in 1870 to fill the seat vacated by Jefferson Davis, who'd left to become president of the defunct Confederacy.
Their election of Revels to Davis' former Senate seat was a symbol of the Republicans' desire for the postbellum South to accept the tolerant precepts of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
Since he was only elected to serve out the remainder of Davis' term, Revels spent just one year in the Senate; he would go on to become the president of Alcorn College (now Alcorn State University).
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 Picture History - Hiram Rhoades Revels (1827-1901)
Hiram Rhoades Revels was an African-American U.S. senator, clergyman, and educator.
Revels introduced three bills as a U.S. senator, but only one passed, a petition for the removal of civil and political disabilities from an ex-Confederate.
Revels became the first African-American senator in 1870, taking the seat in Congress that Jefferson Davis held before the Civil War.
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 Freedom fighters - From the Hall of Everyday Freedom Heroes
Hiram Rhoades Revels was a free-born fl who was elected the first African-American member of Congress in 1870, filling the Senate position vacated by Jefferson Davis almost 10 years earlier.
Revels, who was born to free parents in the slave state of North Carolina, apprenticed as a barber, then left to attend college in Indiana and Ohio and was ordained a minister in the African Methodist Church.
Revels worked as a traveling minister before settling in Baltimore and becoming a pastor and principal of a school for African-Americans.
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 Hiram Revels free essays
Hiram Rhoades Revels was born on September 27, 1827 to free parents in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Around the age of 15, Revel and his family moved to Lincolnton, North Carolina where he served as an apprentice in his brother Elias’ barber shop; before it was handed down to him after his brother passed away.
While in Lincolnton, NC in 1844, Revel wanted to continue his education so he decided to move to Indiana (a free state) to attend Beech Grove Seminary, a Quaker school.
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Hiram Rhoades Revels (1822-1901), born in Fayetteville, was the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate.
He was a veteran of the Civil War and a minister who tended Black congregations in several states.
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 Hiram - Garrettsville Ohio Chamber of Commerce Home Page
REVELS, Hiram Rhodes, a Senator from Mississippi; born in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, NC, on September 27, 1827; attended various schools, seminaries,
Hiram Rhoades Revels was born a free man of African American and Indian
Hiram Johnson was born and raised in Sacramento, and it was there that he was indoctrinated into top Administration under Governor Hiram Johnson
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 This Day In History:Hiram Rhoades Revels,a Republican,is sworn into the U.S. Senate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hiram Rhoades Revels, a Republican from Natchez, Mississippi, is sworn into the U.S. Senate, becoming the first African American ever to sit in Congress.
On January 20, 1870, Hiram R. Revels was elected by the Mississippi legislature to fill the Senate seat once held by Jefferson Davis, the former president of the Confederacy.
Revels must have been some sort of a puppet who simply did the bidding for his masters, surely.
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Hiram Maxim was born on 5th February 1840 in Sangerville, Maine, USA.
From an early age, Hiram showed a keen interest in anything mechanical.
According to the Masonic legend, Hiram Abiff was a man of Tyre, the son of a widow It is without doubt, the basis for the Masonic legend of Hiram Abiff.
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 African Americans - Senator Hiram Rhoades Revels - 1st African American Senator from Mississippi 1870-1871
African Americans - Senator Hiram Rhoades Revels - 1st African American Senator from Mississippi 1870-1871
The only two African Americans to serve as United States Senators in the nineteenth century were Blanche K. Bruce and Hiram Revels, both of Mississippi.
This illustrations celebrates the election of Hiram Revels of Mississippi to the Senate and the elevations of other African Americans to positions of respect in the post-Civil War era.
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