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Roe v. Wade Decision Announced

Roe v. Wade Decision Announced

On January 22, 1973, ABC Evening News anchor Howard K. Smith announces the United States Supreme Court& 39;s landmark decision in the Roe v. Wade case, which ruled unconstitutional a Texas state law that prohibited abortion.

Bon Homme Richard vs Serapis - History

Bon Homme Richard vs Serapis - History

Bon Homme Richard vs SerapisAccount by Lieutenant Richard Dale.On the 23d of September, 1779, being below, was roused by an unusual no~se upon deck. This induced me to go upon deck when I found the men were swaying up the royal yards, preparatory to making sail for a large fleet under our lee. I asked the coasting pilot what fleet it was?

Future President John F. Kennedy is born

Future President John F. Kennedy is born

One of America’s best-loved presidents, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, is born into a politically and socially prominent family in Brookline, Massachusetts, on May 29, 1917. He was the first American president to be born and then serve in the 20th century.In 1935, Kennedy enrolled at Harvard University and received a degree in international affairs with honors in 1940.

The Prado Museum dedicates its second online course to Bosco

The Prado Museum dedicates its second online course to Bosco

In the year that the Prado Museum celebrates its Bicentennial, and after recently celebrating the 500th anniversary of his death, Bosco becomes the second protagonist of a MOOC in which his work, his style and his way of understanding are analyzed The Prado Museum and Telefónica today presented "El Bosco en el Museo del Prado" with the aim of sharing the knowledge of this painting icon through an online course, which will be offered free of charge and exclusively through the Miríadax platform.

Was there relative peace in the Middle East before the end of the Great War?

Was there relative peace in the Middle East before the end of the Great War?

I just finished reading Eugene Rogan's book The Fall of the Ottomans. The vast majority of the book covers the years 1914 - 1918 (i.e. WWI), before concluding with the redistribution of the Ottoman

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld - Tejal Gala

The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld - Tejal Gala

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-egyptian-book-of-the-dead-tejal-gala Ancient Egyptians believed that in order to become immortal after death...