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Biography of Marie Antoinette, the queen victim of the French Revolution

Biography of Marie Antoinette, the queen victim of the French Revolution

María Antonieta Josefa Ana de Austria, or María Antonieta as she is known, was undoubtedly the most famous death of the French Revolution along with that of her husband, King Louis XVI. Always treated like a foreigner, she could not find her place in court. A lover of parties and waste, she earned the disdain of the people by ignoring the misery in which they lived, in addition to powerfully influencing the political decisions of her husband.

Review: Volume 25 - Medieval History

Review: Volume 25 - Medieval History

Review, Volume 25: 18th October, 2008, Medieval History

El Morro: The Great 16th Century Fort That Saved Puerto Rico from British and Dutch Invasions

El Morro: The Great 16th Century Fort That Saved Puerto Rico from British and Dutch Invasions

Castillo de San Felipe del Morro is a fort that sits majestically on the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico in the capital city of San Juan. In 1983, the fort was declared a world heritage site by the United Nations for its historical significance and for its astounding military engineering of “stout walls, carefully planned steps, and ramps for moving men and artillery.”

Battle of Princeton

Battle of Princeton

At year’s end in 1776, George Washington was motivated to strike again against British positions in New Jersey. He had surprised his opponents at Trenton on December 26 and in the following days hoped to build on that momentum. On December 30, Washington again led his forces across the Delaware River from Pennsylvania into British-held territory in New Jersey.

Administrators and Football Managers

Administrators and Football Managers

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24,000-Year-Old Boy reveals Origins of Native Americans

24,000-Year-Old Boy reveals Origins of Native Americans

The DNA of a young boy found in eastern Siberia holds the key to unravelling the mystery of where Native Americans originated.