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B : 167 Terms

  • Thomas Bibb (1820-21)
    Although Thomas Bibb (ca. 1783-1839), Alabama's second governor, followed his brother William Wyatt...
  • William Wyatt Bibb (1819-20)
    Like many others in the early nineteenth century, William Wyatt Bibb (1781-1820) came to the frontier...
  • Biodiversity in Alabama
    Alabama is one of the most biologically diverse states in the United States, and with regard to some...
  • Birds of Alabama
    Few states can match Alabama's rich diversity of birds. Their songs, colors and habits enrich our...
  • Birmingham
    Located in the north-central part of Alabama, Birmingham is the state's most populous city and the...
  • Birmingham Black Barons
    From the 1920s to the 1940s, the Birmingham Black Barons were among the most successful baseball teams...
  • Birmingham Campaign of 1963
    The climax of the modern civil rights movement occurred in Birmingham. The city's violent response...
  • Birmingham Cholera Outbreak of 1873
    Just two years after its founding, Birmingham, Jefferson County, was beset by a deadly cholera epidemic...
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
    The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, located opposite the city's historic Sixteenth Street Baptist...
  • Birmingham District Coal Strike of 1908
    In 1908, Birmingham witnessed one of the most remarkable labor disputes in American history. A bitter...