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Nelson Mandela and the End of Apartheid

Nelson Mandela and the End of Apartheid

After 27 years in prison Nelson Mandela was freed in 1990 and negotiated the end of apartheid in South Africa bringing peace to a racially divided country and

Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic

Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic

Home ›Studies› Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic Louis-Adolphe Thiers (1797-1877), President of the French Republic. © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - G. Blot Date of publication: March 2016 Historical background To At the start of the Third Republic, a regime that he helped to establish, Adolphe Thiers ended a long political career that began under the Restoration.

Street furniture, a symbol of Paris

Street furniture, a symbol of Paris

Close Title: The Morris column Author: BERAUD Jean (1849 - 1935) Date represented: Dimensions: Height 0 - Width 0 Technique and other indications: (corner of rue Lafitte and boulevard des Italiens) Oil on wood Place of conservation: Carnavalet museum (Paris) website entertainment such as theaters or circuses on the boulevards during the nineteenth century resulted in an accumulation of advertising posters made to extol these shows.

When the U.S. Used 'Fake News' to Sell Americans on World War I

When the U.S. Used 'Fake News' to Sell Americans on World War I

Tweets and accusations of “fake news” may be issued from the White House today, but in April 1917, the U.S. government created a whole committee to influence media and shape popular opinion.When the United States declared war on Germany in April 1917, President Woodrow Wilson faced a reluctant nation.

Air Force helicopter pilot rescues Special Forces team

Air Force helicopter pilot rescues Special Forces team

While returning to base from another mission, Air Force 1st Lt. Fleming and four other Bell UH-1F helicopter pilots get an urgent message from an Army Special Forces team pinned down by enemy fire.Although several of the other helicopters had to leave the area because of low fuel, Lieutenant Fleming and another pilot pressed on with the rescue effort.

Protest in South - History

Protest in South - History

1960 was a year of widespread protests in the South. Blacks, led by student protesters, initiated widespread sit-ins throughout the South, demanding integration of restaurants and other public accommodations. In one of the sit-ins, Reverend Martin Luther King was arrested, and sentenced to four months in jail for parole violation from an earlier traffic violation.