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Noun1.1870s - the decade from 1870 to 1879
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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In the unsettled decades of the 1860s and 1870s many Sans Arc people were closely allied with the so-called non-treaty Lakota who generally lived their traditional hunting life as far as possible from contact with Euro-Americans.
It was in the 1870s that the first Cash's woven nametape rattled off the jacquard looms.
A lay canon at Wakefield Cathedral, Kate has spent four years researching the book which examines the diocese from its planning stages in the 1870s and its creation in 1888 to the present day.
The fashions suggest the 1870s, which would also explain why the focus would be on the old town hall rather than the new one completed in 1889.
If ever there was a formative decade in American firearms' history it had to be the 1870s.
Modern-day retailers - including grocers, butchers and bakers (though not candlestick makers) - will learn old-time skills and make produce by hand, as they trade like shopkeepers from six eras of British history, right back to the 1870s.
In the 1870s some wonderful fashion dolls were produced, usually with bisque heads, kid bodies and fine clothes, produced by companies such as Francois Gaultier, Jumeau, Barrois, Huret, Rohmer, and Bru.
In the 1870s, local committees - mainly in the north - tried to emulate the Eisteddfod until, in 1880, Hugh Owen succeeded in establishing the National Eisteddfod Association, which launched the current series of National Eisteddfodau at Merthyr Tydfil in 1881.
The Cutty Sark was used to deliver tea from China in the 1870s and later carried wool from Australia.
By the 1870s African-American women reformers were allying with elite black men, rather than their white female colleagues, for support.
Dear Editor, Not many of us were around in the 1870s to know Joe Chamberlain, but maybe your correspondent Greville Warwick was.
Epidemics ravaged New Orleans and other parts of the South during the 1870s.