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Impact of the Growth of the New Nation on Native Americans - History

Impact of the Growth of the New Nation on Native Americans - History

Impact of the Growth of the New Nation on Native AmericansThe constant westward shove given to American Indians, as well as the unequal terms of many treaties, fundamentally changed the structure of Indian life. Men& 39;s traditional social roles, hunting and warfare, became less significant. Land restrictions meant that game quickly became scarce, and fur trading was less and less feasible.

Ernest Hemingway wounded on the Italian front

Ernest Hemingway wounded on the Italian front

On July 8, 1918, Ernest Hemingway, an 18-year-old ambulance driver for the American Red Cross, is struck by a mortar shell while serving on the Italian front, along the Piave delta, in World War I.A native of Oak Park, Illinois, Hemingway was working as a reporter for the Kansas City Star when war broke out in Europe in 1914.

Inaugural Address of President Garfield [March 4, 1881] - History

Inaugural Address of President Garfield [March 4, 1881] - History

Fellow-Citizens:WE stand to-day upon an eminence which overlooks a hundred years of national life—a century crowded with perils, but crowned with the triumphs of liberty and law. Before continuing the onward march let us pause on this height for a moment to strengthen our faith and renew our hope by a glance at the pathway along which our people have traveled.

Plans of Dornier Do 217J

Plans of Dornier Do 217J

Plans of Dornier Do 217J These front, below and left plans show the Dorner Do 217J, the night fighter version of the aircraft. These had the stepped nose of the earlier bomber versions, but replaced the glazed bomb aimer/ gunner& 39;s position with a solid nose that could carry a powerful array of weapons.

The Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul

The Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul

Istanbul is a wonderful city from a cultural point of view, and there we can find everything we want in terms of historical remains, architecture, monuments and art in general. It is that having been neither more nor less than the capital of the Ottoman Empire marks a lot the character of a city, but today we will talk about a place that is really one of the most incredible in Istanbul, the Dolmabahçe Palace, the first of European style in this city of Turkey and it is located on the coast of the Bosphorus, giving the landscape a truly admirable and unmissable view for all who travel to Istanbul.

The Memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant

The Memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant

The movement of the Army of the Potomac commenced early on the morning of the 4th of May, under the immediate direction and orders of Major-General Meade, pursuant to instructions. Before night, the whole army was across the Rapidan (the fifth and sixth corps crossing at Germania Ford, and the second corps at Ely& 39;s Ford, the cavalry, under Major-General Sheridan, moving in advance,) with the greater part of its trains, numbering about four thousand wagons, meeting with but slight opposition.