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Papyrus Fresco, Akrotiri

Papyrus Fresco, Akrotiri

The Papyrus Fresco from the Room of the Ladies from the house of the same name, Akrotiri, Thera. Papyrus is not indigineous to Thera and therefore suggests that the Cycladic artists were borrowing iconography...

Library of Congress  - History

Library of Congress - History

Library of Congress - independent federal agency in the legislative branch. The Library of Congress, the largest library in the world, was established in 1800. It presents a wide range of materials for research, including extensive collections in American history, music and law.. .

Charles F. Kettering, inventor of electric self-starter, is born

Charles F. Kettering, inventor of electric self-starter, is born

Charles Franklin Kettering, the American engineer and longtime director of research for General Motors Corp. (GM), is born on August 29, 1876, in Loudonville, Ohio. Of the 140 patents Kettering obtained over the course of his lifetime, perhaps the most notable was his electric self-starter for the automobile, patented in 1915.

Dublin

Dublin

Dublin

February 25, 2013 Day 37 of the Fifth Year - History

February 25, 2013 Day 37 of the Fifth Year - History

President Barack Obama talks with Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vt., center, chair of the Democratic Governors Association, and Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., after a meeting with the NGA in the State Dining Room of the White House, Feb. 25, 2013.

When did abolition of property qualifications for voting begin in the USA?

When did abolition of property qualifications for voting begin in the USA?

I understand that voting qualifications in the USA are a state matter and this didn't all happen in one blow. But which states were the first and last to abolish property qualifications for voting?…