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Map of Ancient & Medieval Sub-Saharan African States

Map of Ancient & Medieval Sub-Saharan African States

A map indicating the major ancient and medieval states in sub-Saharan Africa. Areas and dates relate to a state at its peak. In addition, shaded areas are approximate indicators only. For the majority...

Bacon's Rebellion: The Burning of Jamestown

Bacon's Rebellion: The Burning of Jamestown

The Burning of Jamestown. Illustration by Howard Pyle, from page 120 of Harper's Encyclopaedia of United States History: from 458 A.D. to 1905 by Benson John Lossing, Ed. Vol 5 of 10, New York: Harper...

Earhart Lost - History

Earhart Lost - History

Amelia Earhart was lost over the Pacific on her attempt to make an & 34;around the world& 34; flight along the equator. The flight began in Miami and had made it around the world to Lae (in the Pacific). Her last words that were heard from her Lockheed Electra were & 34;we are flying North East.& 34;

Harry Truman

Harry Truman

On January 20, 1949, beginning his second term, President Harry Truman denounces communism and presents a program for peace in his inaugural address.

How Bamburgh Became the Nucleus of Northumbrian Power

How Bamburgh Became the Nucleus of Northumbrian Power

Bamburgh – home to one of the most formidable fortresses in the British Isles.Situated atop a dolerite outcrop near the north-eastern tip of what is now England, Bamburgh has formed a vital stronghold for various kingdoms throughout British history – a keystone for maintaining power in this area of the British Isles.

Archaeologist Busted for Faking Artifacts Showing Jesus Crucifixion

Archaeologist Busted for Faking Artifacts Showing Jesus Crucifixion

Archaeologists stand on trial, accused of faking a collection of holy artifacts including the earliest depiction of the crucifixion of Christ.