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The Seven Years War: Crash Course World History #26

28 Jul

WAS THIS THE FIRST WORLD WAR?

In which John teaches you about the Seven Years War, which may have lasted nine years. Or as many as 23. It was a very confusing was. The Seven Years War was a global war, fought on five continents, which is kind of a lot. John focuses on the war as it happened in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. the “great” European powers were the primary combatants, but they fought just about everywhere. Of course, this being a history course, the outcomes of this war still resonate in our lives today. The Seven Years war determined the direction of the British Empire, and led pretty directly to the subject of Episode 28, the American Revolution.

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Welcome to CELTICGENEALOGY.ORG

28 Jul

 

Welcome to CELTICGENEALOGY.ORG

Our Family Genealogy Pages

Your Ancestral Journey Begins Here!

Celtic families included on this site are families who have immigrated to Canada and the US from Scotland, Ireland, England etc… Most of the families on this site have also emigrated from Eastern Canada to New England and the Boston area USAAll families on this site share a common connection to one another.

 

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Protest In America – A Tradition

28 Jul

 

Protest in America is a tradition that dates back to the founding of this country. The Kent State shootings is a example not to long ago. The america occupation movement making the news and sweeping america is based on groups show of solidarity in the face of ignorant police. Wikipedia now has Occupy wall street as a major protest movement along with the Vietnam war protest of the 1960s and the māori protest movement . A protest movement is based many times on protesters in minority groups feeling disenfranchised in american life. The occupy protest are motivated to reform the corrupt financial system. Tax reform is another reason for protest movement . Student and labor protest have been important in america . Usually there is heavy policing during protest along with arrest Celebrities like Brad Pitt participate in protest movement to show their support.

 

28 Jul

Great Information

Domesticfix

Is free genealogy a thing of the past? With the constant addition of subscription genealogy databases on the Internet, people often wonder if there will soon be an end to free genealogy research via the Web. For those of you with this concern, take heart – free genealogy databases aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. Web sites from all over the world contain free genealogy information of use to family tree researchers which has been contributed by individuals, companies and even governments. Birth records, marriage records, military records, ships passenger lists, surnames, census records, immigration records, wills, photos and much, much more are available on the Internet for FREE if you just know where to look. These 100 free genealogy sites, in no particular order, should keep you busy searching for weeks!

1. Rootsweb – World Connect Project
Out of all of the online databases of submitted family tree information, my…

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http://www.rickross.com/

28 Jul

 

http://www.rickross.com/

 

Rick A. Ross: Institute of New Jersey

An Internet archive of information about cults, destructive cults, controversial groups and movements. The Rick A. Ross Institute of New Jersey (RI) is a nonprofit public resource with a vast archive that contains thousands of individual documents. RI on-line files include news stories, research papers, reports, court documents, book excerpts, personal testimonies and hundreds of links to additional relevant resources. This Internet archive is well-organized for easy access and reference.

 

Westboro Baptist Church

Westboro Baptist Church (Photo credit: harbor88)

 

 

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The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 – Movie Trailer (2011)

28 Jul

THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 mobilizes a treasure trove of 16mm material shot by Swedish filmmakers, after languishing in a basement of a TV station for 30 years, into an irresistible mosaic of images, music, and narration chronicling the evolution one of our nation’s most indelible turning points, the Black Power movement. Featuring candid interviews with the movement’s most explosive revolutionary minds, including Angela Davis, Bobby Seale, Stokely Carmichael, and Kathleen Cleaver, the film explores the community, people and radical ideas of the movement. Music by Questlove and Om’Mas Keith, and commentary from and modern voices including Erykah Badu, Harry Belafonte, Talib Kweli, and Melvin Van Peebles give the historical footage a fresh sound and make THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-75 an exhilarating, unprecedented account of an American revolution.

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History of Modern Olympics: 1896 The First Modern Olympic Games

28 Jul

 

The history of first Olympic Games, Athens, 1896 – Events and winners

 

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