Tompkins sentence example
- Tompkins in state, and a National Republican in national politics, after 1828 became allied with the Anti-Masonic party, attending the national conventions of 1830 and 1831, and as a member of the organization he served four years (1830-1834) in the state Senate.
- In the War of 1812 Sackett's Harbor was an important strategic point for the Americans, who had here a naval station, Fort Tompkins, at the base of Navy Point, and Fort Volunteer, on the eastern side of the harbour.
- Later the state comptroller announced a shortage of $120,000 in the military accounts, but Tompkins claimed that the state owed him $130,000.
- Tompkins, 1807-1817 (3 vols., 1898-1902) were published by the state.
- Salt is also produced in Tompkins and Schuyler counties.Advertisement
- Tompkins served as governor by successive re-elections until 1817, his term covering the trying period of the second war with Great Britain.
- The opposing groups were known as " Bucktails," whose leaders were Governor Tompkins and Martin Van Buren, and " Clintonians " or supporters of De Witt Clinton.
- Forts Wadsworth and Tompkins commanding the passage of the Narrows constitute one of the strongest defences of New York Harbor.
- In the War of 1812 Fort Richmond was built at the Narrows and Fort Tompkins in the rear of it.
- Richard Tompkins was taking part in his first Autotest in his smart yellow imp, finding plenty of grip when the rain came down.Advertisement
- Aimee Tompkins published a paper in the AllPsych Journal which claims a "twelve percent increase in aggressive behavior after watching violent television".
- The counter-argument, according to Ms. Tompkins, is put forth by video game creators: it's not the games that make children violent, it's that violent children are attracted to those particular games.