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  1. History Blog: Italian Renaissance - In Like a Knight, Out Like a Cannon - Part 1

    When we think of war in the Middle Ages, we imagine knights in shining armor, tournaments, colorful ...
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  2. Asian History: Yunnan

    Yunnan is the southernmost province of China. It is a large area, where China truly meets Southeast ...
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  3. History Blog: Italian Renaissance - A Dysfunctional Family

    If you wonder about the relationship between the main city states of Renaissance Italy, think about ...
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  4. History Blog: Italian Renaissance - There's Something About Italy

    Maybe it´s something special in the yellow soil of Tuscany. Something secret in the vineyards of Chianti ...
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  5. History Blog: The Philippine Islands - A Glimpse Into The Past Part 3

    From the 1300s, the Portuguese and the Spanish were into “discovering” new trade routes and lands, as ...
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  6. History Blog: The Philippine Islands - A Glimpse Into The Past Part 2

    Portions of the Philippine archipelago continued to flourish under the influence of diverse cultures. ...
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  7. History Blog: The Philippine Islands - A Glimpse Into The Past Part 1

    There are not many documents in existence to show us what the Philippines was like prior to the arrival ...
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  8. Ireland's Mythical History: MacNamaras Through the Centuries

    Though the MacNamara clan can trace its physical beginnings back to the second century, the name MacNamara ...
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  9. History Blog: History of Russia Concise Information

    To understand the culture and spirit of any nation, one should know the history of the country. Travel ...
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  10. Do You Know Me? (William Miller, 1964 Republican Vice Presidential Candidate)

    DO YOU KNOW ME?
    Dec 14, 2001 - © John S. Cooper

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  11. Ancient Greece: Spartan Women - Helen of Troy, Queen of Sparta

    Helen of Troy, often regarded as the most beautiful woman in the world, famously sparked the Trojan ...
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  12. Ancient Greece: Ancient Greek Olympic Games Revival - Birth of First Modern Olympics

    Their revival conceived in an 1833 poem, it took more than sixty years for the Olympic Games to become ...
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  13. Nevada: Women of Nevada - Part 3

    Not long ago a woman's primary accepted function was to care for her family. If she did have interests ...
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  14. Nevada: Women of Nevada - Part 2

    Gaming has not always been around in Nevada. The original draw for most of those early settlers was ...
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  15. Nevada: Women of Nevada - Part 1

    Women have made numerous contributions to family, society, art, and government throughout history. March ...
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  16. Ancient Greece: Ancient Greek Musical Contests at the Pythian Games, Delphi

    Dedicated to Apollo, the Pythian Games at Delphi celebrated Ancient Greek music. Archaeological has ...
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  17. Stories Behind the Throne: The Kings of Belgium

    In 1831 the newly formed Kingdom of Belgium elected its first king. He was Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, ...
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  18. Cajun Culture: Acadiana's K-Town

    In Acadiana (southwest Louisiana), the parish of Vermilion contains at least one small town which proclaims ...
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  19. History Blog: Chinese History - The Dalai Lamas - Religious Leaders of Tibet

    Who is the Dalai Lama? The fourteenth - what happened to the first thirteen?

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  20. Stories Behind the Throne: Royal Marriage Proposals

    It seems like a good time to look back at other 20th century royal marriage proposals.

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