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Volunteer Park

Volunteer Park

The center of Seattle& 39;s park system for more than a century, Volunteer Park was first called City Park. In 1878, the City of Seattle acquired roughly 45 acres from a sawmill engineer for $2,000. The municipal government began to clear the land in 1891.After the turn of the last century, improvements saw a rapid increase, when Seattle created an extensive network of parks.

Which misdeeds of F. Reineke was J.B.B. de Lesseps “obliged to suppress”?

Which misdeeds of F. Reineke was J.B.B. de Lesseps “obliged to suppress”?

F. Reineke was commandant of Kamchatka from about 1780 to 1784. According to Витер's История символов как история административного деления государства he was responsible for moving the territorial

Burial of the II<sup>e</sup> Republic

Burial of the IIe Republic

CloseTitle: A Burial in Ornans.Author: COURBET Gustave (1819 - 1877) School: RealismDate of creation: 1849Date represented: 1849Dimensions: Height 315 - Width 668Technique and other indications: oil painting on canvasLocation of Conservation: Musée d & 39 ; Orsay websiteContact copyright: © Photo RMN-Grand Palais - H.

Ancient Warfare Vol IX, Issue 3: Mighty Rulers of Anatolia - Hittites and their successors

Ancient Warfare Vol IX, Issue 3: Mighty Rulers of Anatolia - Hittites and their successors

Ancient Warfare Vol IX, Issue 3: Mighty Rulers of Anatolia - Hittites and their successorsAncient Warfare Vol IX, Issue 3: Mighty Rulers of Anatolia - Hittites and their successorsThe Hittites were one of the great Empires of pre-classical antiquity, coming to dominate Anatolia and parts of Syria. A surprising range of documents from the period have survived, mainly in the form of clay tablets, and the language was deciphered early in the Twentieth Century, so many Hittite documents have now been translated (in some cases dramatically altering our views of historical events).

Why were China and India able to peacefully co-exist for so long?

Why were China and India able to peacefully co-exist for so long?

It is quite interesting to observe that for millennia, two neighbouring countries, ethnically, linguistically, racially diverse (and for some time religiously as well) were able to co-exist for tho…

In Hitler’s Shadow: What Happened to the Girls of the Hitler Youth after the Second World War?

In Hitler’s Shadow: What Happened to the Girls of the Hitler Youth after the Second World War?

Often lost to the writing of the histories of war are the individual stories of those who lived and worked unseen in the machinery of the state, such as the members of the Bund Deutscher Mädel (BDM), or League of German Girls, the female version of the Hitler Youth.There are always more memories and anecdotes to reveal, and these are not limited to wartime.