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History consists of studying the past. It is a branch of the humanities or social sciences.

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I wish I had more information. I received mine when I was around 7 years old and at 51 now it still is one of the best shooting 22 single shots I have. I did over the years find this info. Winchester only made this series of rifle for only a few years and then the design was sold to Savage Arms! Th…
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Hockey has been around for as long as 4000 years ago 1917-1918 was the first hockey season ever
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Basketball history "Everything" is an awful lot. A good start would be to enter "basketball history" in the Google search box on the right side of this page.
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Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. He was born in 1861 in Ramsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada. The concept of basketball was born from Naismith's school days in the area where he played a simple child's game known as duck-on-a-rock outside his one-ro…
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%REPLIES% Answer All I know is that he used to be Mark Magnus in OVW. Answer Go to Obsessedwithwrestling.com/profiles/m/mark-magnus. Answer i went to a show in binghamton and howwerd said making his debute muhammed hassan and he lost to maven by the way the was in 04
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%DETAILS% I recently heard about a book:It is called Wicker Park from 1673 thru 1929 and Walking Tour Guide by Elaine A. Coorens. Has a light blue cover with artists drawings of homes in that area. It has 200 some pages and then there are more pages consisting of the Walking Tour. Should be in li…
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%REPLIES% Answer Try this website, lib.niu.edu Answer From the book: Suburban/Rural Conflicts in Late 19th Century Chicago: Political, Religious and Social Controversies on the North Shore by Mark A Zaltman: When in the 1830's and the 1840's, the first serious settlement of the Rogers P…
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Answer Try the Chicago Historical Society (http://www.chicagohs.org/) Answer I grew up in West Englewood and lived at 1540 West 62nd Street. Prior to this I lived in Back of the Yards. I attended Earle Public School at 62nd and Marshfield. This was way before the El reached 63/Ashland. Earle …
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Yes, it was the site of the Fort Dearborn Massacre in the early 19th century, where a monument stands today. More info can be read here: virtualchicagoland.com   I have read that the massacre took place at 16th and Indiana. That's very close I imagine. Stories have it that The soldiers who ca…
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Answer October 14 - Battle of Hastings, fought between King Harold II of England and Duke William of Normandy: Harold is killed and William is victorious. In England this is the traditional end of the Dark Ages and the start of the Middle Ages.
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Answer I think you mean sealants to prevent cavities right? When I was about 13 my dentist put them on a few of my back teeth (the deeper ones which he thought were prone to cavities). I am 27 now and have a cavity in most back teeth except for the ones that have the sealants on - would highly re…
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the assassination of the archduke of Serbia. not archbishop, and Austria wasn't connected yet. he was assassinated in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
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New Answer 1613 Jesuit Missionary established on Mount Desert Island Missouri Compromise of 1820, which admitted Maine as the 23rd State. Great Portland Firs of 1866 Forest Fires of 1947 Aroostok War Prohibition Constitutional Amendment 1884 1724 Destruction of Norridgewock Answer M…
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%FOLLOWUPS% This may not be relevant, but spirit mediums were popular. They would "contact spirits" but they were just fakes. The rich, however, didn't seem to know that. There are examples of this in A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray and in The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman
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Shakespeare wrote his first play theEnglish beat the Spanish Armada sir francis Drake sailed around the world Henry VIIIcaused the English Reformation. Elizabeth I came to the throne. The English started immigrating to America. Mary I became the first woman to officially rule England alone (a…
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Well, nothing particularly useful, there is a book out there called the 'Story of English' which is interesting simply as a speaker of English. The transformation from Old English to Modern English is shocking. I personally find it amazing that a language over the course of 1,000 years can change so…
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Irish history timeline For a timeline of the history of Ireland that begins in 10,000 BC, please go to the rootsweb.com link to the right. 'Irish History Links' also provides a detailed timeline for this period. You can find a comprehensive Timeline of Irish history on Wikipedia. http://en.wikip…
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Well first of all you'd have to figure out what a celt is many cultures such as the leTene or Halstat had their own knotwork designs so did the Norse and their is even the Jewish lyre knot which is based on the the Jewish harp.While no-one is exactly sure why they developed the historical evidance p…
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a short walking stick with a thickened "T" shape at the top. supposedly used more in fighting than in walking but I've never seen an actual one in Ireland - only in souvenir shops! said to be named after the little village of the same name in county wicklow.Often the sticks were made from blackthorn…
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the original fianna were legendary warriors who fought to protect Ireland from various invaders, witches, demons etc. led by the great Fionn Mac Cumhail, and including the saga of Diarmuid and Gr�inne. they ended after the return from tir na n�g (the land of youth), after many centuries, of Ois…
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Microsoft Windows was originally developed and released as MS Windows 1.0 AKA "Windows 85" by who else? Microsoft, in October of 1985 about a year and a half after Apple Computer intorduced the Macintosh. Naturally, it was a copyright infringement (in the beginning) program designed to make MS DOS b…
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%REPLIES% Answer Not many, but just like the American Revolution, its very difficult to conquer an area. Essentially the South only had to muster the will to keep fighting until the North felt like quitting. That didn't happen, but theoretically it could have.the south alos was fighting on th…
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The South was defending their homelands and so they had knowledge of the terrain, and had the motive to actively fight for their homeland. Said in another way, one large advantage was that the South did not have to capture the Union. To win, the only needed to simply quit the war and let the South b…
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The computer was first as big as a living room. It could only type and print 2 documents. Then, it got smaller and smaller and more and more files could be stored and printed. As the need for rapid calculations increased, commercial organizations introduced the electronic calculator to the market. …
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We learn about history, so we can attempt to make the present and future a better place to live. By learning about our past we can make better choices and not make the same mistakes twice. And we also learn about ourselves and how we can, perhaps make history.==We try to reconstruct the past so that…
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It is very important to study and remember the past to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past. History is littered with politicians who have not studied the past and have fallen into the same trap as their predecessors. British, French and German Generals dismissed the lessons of the machine gun u…
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Look up each individual nation. Try something like " When did the United States become a full nation?"
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%DETAILS% Answer The USS Vulcan AR-5 was a Repair Ship, launched in 1941. In addition to serving in the pre-war Iceland Campaign, the Vulcan served in the Invasions of Sicily, July 1943 & Southern France, Aug. 1944. A very famous ship for its long, distinguished service during WW 2, it even …
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During the 1930s, Hitler acted belligerently, violating the treaty of Versailles and seizing various pieces of territory. Britain and France, rather than opposing him at the risk of war, kept giving him what he wanted in the hopes of appeasing him. If they had ever stood up to him and gone to war if…
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Important Event: the World Wars! Important People: Everyone involved with those wars!  how about the industrial revolution? or the neolithic revolution?AnswerGavrilo Princep in my mind is the most important person of the 20th century. By shooting Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 his actions le…
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Answer Tasker H. Bliss (AP-42) was built in 1921 as President Cleveland in 1921 by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, VA and was owned and operated as a passenger liner by the American President Lines. The steamship was chartered by the Army in July 1941 and renamed Task…
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Most Irish people are Roman Catholic, but since the Reformation the growing number of Protestants have grew. In the 1100s the British took control of The Republic of Ireland. Since the 1600s most Irish peopel had become farmers on Britains land. The Irish had problems with each others religon. Most …
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It's word play for Dick Head. Dick is short for Richard, Head is the term for Cranium.
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perhaps you mean cuchalainn? born setanta, a great athlete and warrior, he killed the great guard dog of the king of ulster, culann, by hitting a ball into its throat. he then took on the duties of the guard dog himself, taking the name C� Chulainn, the hound of culann.  Cuchulainn was one o…
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The events that led up to WWII are nearly all directly linked to what happened in WWI. The Treaty of Versailles left Germany paying reparations to other countries for what they did, and it left them with military restrictions (in fact, at the onset of WWII, Hitler had to completely recreate their on…
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On the eve of World War 2 there were an estimated 9.4-9.5 million Jews in Europe and after the war about 3.4 million.
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Albert Butz of the Thermo-Electric Regulator Co., Minneapolis, is the original creator in 1885 of the "damper flap" which the company Honeywell based its roots from. More information can be found at: http://www.honeywell.com/sites/honeywell/ourhistory.htm http://www.computermuseum.li/Testpage/Honey…
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You could start by searching the Coins section at Ebay and the other related links below, which are Exonumia, the Token and Medal Society, and the Coin Club. Commemorative Coins can be found in the current US Coins Red Book by R. S. Yeoman. For Commemorative Medallions, you would need to look a…
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Some of the best officers of the US Army had resigned to join the Confederates.Traditional advantage in cavalry - most young Southerners could ride and shootOfficer class - the army was a more natural choice of career for sons of rural landowners than in the industrial North.Rank-&-file - a more…
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The South were mostly working to defend their new country and could do so on their familiar grounds. The North would have to come onto their land to fight. They also had capable generals Albert Johnston, Joseph Johnston, and Robert Lee, who had resigned from the U.S. Army to fight for the Confederac…
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Irish people are neglected Scots that moved down to form there own country.
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That is one simple question that can't have any simple answers! For a start, do you mean "the history of electrical outlet changes" just for one country (such as USA or England, or Australia, or ...) or do you mean worldwide? One way for you to get some answers to this question would be to go to a …
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We were able to rent with no rental history and had an evection from 2000. we are in Ohio ao it may be different but that is our experience.It is totally up to the landlord's discretion whether to rent to you or not. As I am sure you are aware, you are not the most ideal candidate and you could be c…
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Answer james naismith, an instructor of P.E. at Y.M.C.A introduce the 1st basketball game in 1891.
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Bloody Sunday, which is when a group of people were shot down in Britain for going against the king
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History is the study of events which occurred before the present time. It includes who lived in past societies and how they lived. Much of history is about famous people and what they have done. It is a very intricate and precise branch of study, and exists as written texts and images. Historians an…
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Answer The most important thing about it was that whether Australians agreed with the double dissolution at the centre of the so called constitutional crisis, or not, we went to another election without fighting in the streets as would happen in most other countries in the world. It proved th…
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Central Africa, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, unless you want to count the polar regions which came a few decades later. Parts of the interior of South America were also little known into the 20th century.
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you can have all the history you want ask me! sailor jerry swallow, new Glasgow ns.jerryswallow@yahoo.com
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There are various online resources available that allow a person to check rental history for a one time fee. Just do a search for "rental history" and quite a few will pop up. I advise to be cautious upon selecting one of these reports. Be wary of scams. In other words, don't just snatch up the firs…
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Answer Astronomy is not linked with witchcraft. Astonomy is not the same thing as astrology. Astronomy is the science of studying the universe outside our own planet, including stars, other planets, nebulae, black holes and many other phenomena. It is not prohibited by any religion. Astrology, on th…
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English Is a very diverse language, it's base is Germanic but has gradually changed over the century's. The most influential changes were brought about by the Roman's who Invaded Britain as well as the french, who took control over the country with the the victory at Hastings in 1066. English also h…
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Probably the only way that American football changed history is that become more popular than baseball. Other than that, history is probably not impacted in any significant way.
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they came in 1626. the dutch founded it.
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Maine became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820 through the Missouri Compromise. This compromise allowed admitting both Maine and Missouri (in 1821) into the union while keeping a balance between slave and free states. Maine's original capital was Portland, the largest city in Maine, until it was mo…
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Iraqi army they lost a lot of equipment and ran away.
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There are many examples of plumbing dating back to ancient times in Babylon.
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Just as any anything else, cheerleading has quite a history behind it. In ancient times spectators cheered for runners in races held during the first ever Olympic Games in ancient Greece. In the 1860's students in Great Britain began cheering at competitive sporting events and soon the idea spread …
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RadioCinema, including Newsreel of current eventsBooksNewspapersConversation, ImaginationGoing to bed early
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Hello, go to WIKIPEDIA and search 28th.infantry division...scroll down to WW 1 action&hit link's this may help you.I just picked up 3 RPPC of the 112th. CO. H,Machine Gunner(MG)Div. and am trying to confirm these were Erie boy's,or mixed.,etc.Good luck !
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"The Father of Computers" Charles Babbage who invented the 1st mechanical Computer.. in 1834 he dreamt of designing mechanical calculating machines. "... I was sitting in the rooms of the Analytical Society, at Cambridge, my head leaning forward on the table in a kind of dreamy mood, with a table o…
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Answer The Pentagram Related Articles: � A New Order of Ages � The secret language of symbols Related Resources � Pentacle Gallery � Satanism � Esoteric Kabbalah � Rosicrucianism Glossaries � Symbol Glossary � Alternative Religions Glossary � Glossary of Magick and the Occult …
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After the first World War, there were many global changes caused by the Treaty of Versailles. For one thing, the German provinces of Alsace and Lorraine became independent, and Germany lost the vast majority of it's military force.
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Cornell Publications has books on H&R
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The French and Indian War in 1754 to 1763.Albany Plan of Union by Benjamin Franklin in 1754.Treaty of Paris 1763 after the French and Indian War.Writs of Assistance in 1760.Sugar Act in 1764.Stamp Act and Stamp Act Congress in 1765.the Proclamation of 1763,George 3 sends the british troops to Nort…
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The Winchester model 67, manufactured between 1937 and 1963 is a single-shot, bolt-action, rimfire .22 caliber rifle. The standard model bares a twenty-seven-inch tapered "sporter" barrel. Winchester also offered a "boys" model, with a twenty-five-inch barrel, for youngsters. The model 67 is capable…
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The Holocaust began when the head of Germany, who was Adolf Hitler wanted to get rid of all the people he did not like. In his werds he put it that the Jews were the reason why the Germans lost WWI. So they went to the colonies that they controlled and they first put them in isolated subdivisions c…
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history is anything that is past recorded, weather about culture, food or people. History is also about all the remaining facts of past time that is old to this day. plenty of people say history as fun. History tells us about the people, places and events of the past. About great leaders- their li…
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Estimates are that between 69 billion and 110 billion people have populated the earth since about one million years ago. Assuming that we start counting from about 55,000 B.C. , the time when modern home sapiens appeared on the earth (not from 1,700,000 B.C., when the ancestors of Homo sapiens app…
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Nobody can answer this question except you! You have to write about something that is interesting to you, or you won't be able to finish the thing. What historical time period are you interested enough to research? You will need to do enough research so that you can describe every aspect of the …
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Abraham Lincoln and then George Washington.See related links.
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Women in History Books I'm a media historian and I found the same problem with American history books until the past several decades. For centuries, most history books were written by men, and they tended to follow the "great man" theory-- that is, only political leaders and monarchs and famous memb…
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When American colonists declared independence from England in 1776, they also freed themselves from control by English corporations that extracted their wealth and dominated trade. After fighting a revolution to end this exploitation, our country's founders retained a healthy fear of corporate powe…
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1.)mahamed 2.)Abraham 3.)buddha 4.)Confuscious 5.)Isac newton 6.)albert Einstein 7.)guttenburg 8.)T'sai Lun 9.)st. Paul 10.)ghengis khan 11.)Augustus Caesar 12.)Galileo 13.)charlamaine 14.)Columbus 15.)oliver cromwell 16.)George Washington 17.)martin Luther 18.)Copernicus 19.)napo…
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History of computersThe first computer ever was made in 1945. They were not like we have them today. They were a sort of typewriters.Follow the link for detailed information.The first computers were people! That is, electronic computers (and the earlier mechanical computers) were given this name bec…
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Answer The first version of softball was invented in Chicago, Illinois in 1887 by George Hancock, a reporter for the Chicago Board of Trade, as a winter version of baseball. It was intended to be a way for baseball players to keep in practice during the winter. Yale and Harvard alumni had…
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The Age of Enlightenment refers to the 18th century in European philosophy, and is often thought of as part of a period which includes the Age of Reason. The term also more specifically refers to a historical intellectual movement, "The Enlightenment." This movement advocated rationality as a means …
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Answer There might be several answers to that but mine would be that the United States Congress issued a formal declaration of war.
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Irish comes from Ireleand. Ireleand a small country in europe near the UK. Irish Flag Colors Green white and Orange. Irish have big holiday aka St . Pattricks Day. Irish have Many history.
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To begin with women have always been expected to be the heart of the family. Daughters stayed home and helped out and did not live with a man and prepped themselves for getting married, pleasing their man and raising children. In the late 40s - 50s they stayed home cleaned house, cooked, looked afte…
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Dunmull Location There is a Dunmull which is a hill near the Cloyfin Road end of the Ballyhome Road a few miles outside Portrush. Hope that helps.
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In Canadian football, the offensive and defensive positions are the same as in the game of football as played in the US.The offensive positions are: centre (1), guard (2), tackle (2), end (2), quarterback (1) and other backs (4). Canadian football is played with twelve men, rather than eleven; the t…
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Answer Who else...? The most important athlete in history was undoubtedly "The Greatest " Muhammad Ali. HIs impact as an athlete reached a wide spectrum of arenas.Athletically he was one of the greatest boxers dominating the heavyweight division for the 1960's and 1970's. The first million dollar sp…
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Life back then was very difficult. There was this war(well kind of like a war) called the Great Depression. That means life was very hard back then you couldn't buy things and their was less money back then to
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The history of Christmas, is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. But scholars disagree as to the actual date of Jesus' birth, though most would agree winter time in Israel would be a most unlikely time. The date of December as the time Christmas to celebrate the birth of the Christ Chi…
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It existed in ancient Egyptian times,theres evidence that asthma has been around even before that.The Georg Ebers Papyrus,found in Egypt in the 1870s contains prescriptions written in hieroglyphics for over 700 remedies.One of the ancient Egyption remedies was t heat a mixture of herbs on bricks and…
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History of Catapults In Europe, the first catapults appeared in later Greek times around 400 BC-300 BC. According to Roman engineer Heron of Alexandria, the first types derived from by the earlier gastraph�tes ("Belly shooter"), constisting in camposite bow mounted trasversely on a stock. Biton …
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The Renaissance as the beginning of Modern TimesAny division of history into periods is arbitrary abd is based on a range of assumptions (often unstated).In the Renaissance and the Enlightenment there was a widespread view in Europe that the period between the end of the Western Empire (AD 476) and …
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Effects of Industrialization If we look back at man's achievements through the years, we will find some earthshaking phenomena that have brought about drastic changes in our lifestyle and our values as well. One such phenomenon was the industrial revolution. In the field of work, the industrial rev…
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Responsibility for enforcing Prohibition fell to the Bureau of Prohibition at the Federal level, and to normal state and local agencies (e.g. state and local police forces). The FBI was frequently involved, as were various other Treasury and Justice Department agencies. Note that the Bureau of Proh…
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Answer The oldest reason in the world: land equals power. I guess you are right but colonizations was mainly due to greed.When gold or diamonds was discovered imperial powers was already half way there.South Africa is a good example,2 x wars were fought over gold in South Africa.Lesser causes we…
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Find Information About Egypt In a library or online at russia.com or russia.ru
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Someone once said that those who do not learn about history repeat it (or something to that extent). If you don't want to bad things to happen again, learn about and try to prevent them. It is also important to study History because if you want to know how the world really started, then you can rese…
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george Hancock invented softball in 1888 in Chicago. originally called indoor baseball.
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February was picked as Black History Month when Carter Woodson created Black History Week in 1926 near the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln, Booker T. Washington, and Frederick Douglass. (February) Black History Month was made to remember the achievements of black people in America. This was made speci…
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Gavrilo Princip was part of an underground resistance group that opposed Archduke Franz Ferdinand's rule, and the occupation of Serbia. He assassinated the Archduke as an act of patriotism and also because he did not like him.
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it all started in 1740's a foriegh guy named philipp sussemer from badenbaden in black forest. and he set goals to be the best at what he invented.Walking uphill = hiking. Lame.
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