Sentence Examples


  • The sassafras, persimmon, wild cherry and Chickasaw plum are found in all parts of the state.
  • The schools are supported by a poll-tax, by general appropriations, by local levies, and by the Chickasaw school fund.
  • It is used for the support of the schools in the old Chickasaw territory in the northern part of the state.
  • During the wild era of speculation which followed (especially in 1832 - upon the opening of the Chickasaw Cession to settlement) a large number of banks and railroad corporations with banking privileges were chartered.
  • Two victories (Iuka and Corinth) were won in the autumn of 1862, but the credit of both fell to Rosecrans, who commanded in the field, and the nadir of Grant's military fortunes was reached when the first advance on Vicksburg, planned on an unsound basis, and complicated by a series of political intrigues (which had also caused the adoption of the original scheme), collapsed after the minor reverses of Holly Springs and Chickasaw Bayou (December 1862).

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