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American Prohibitory Act

American Prohibitory Act

In late 1775, Parliamentary leaders looked back over the preceding months and noted the total disintegration of the relationship between the mother country and the 13 American colonies — Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill, the seizure of Ticonderoga and an invasion of Canada then in progress were stark evidence of the rupture.

Vic Watson : West Ham United

Vic Watson : West Ham United

Biography of Vic Watson : West Ham United

HMS Caesar

HMS Caesar

HMS CaesarHMS Caesar was a Majestic class battleship that took part in the fighting on the Belgian coast in 1914 before spending most of the rest of the First World War on the North American and West Indies station. Before the war she had been one of the few members of her class to serve overseas, with the Mediterranean fleet from 1898 to 1903.

USS Toucey (DD-282) from the front

USS Toucey (DD-282) from the front

USS Toucey (DD-282) from the front Here we see the Clemson class destroyer USS Toucey (DD-282) from the front, as she is about to pass to the left of the camera.

Archaeologists search for the last Dead Sea Scrolls in the Cave of the Skulls

Archaeologists search for the last Dead Sea Scrolls in the Cave of the Skulls

The Israel Antiquities Authority have initiated comprehensive archaeological excavations in the Judean Desert caves, in order to find the last Dead Sea Scrolls, which are among the earliest texts writ

Campaigners for Social & Political Change in Europe

Campaigners for Social & Political Change in Europe

Read the essential details about the campaigners for social & political change in Europe. Sections on biographies & organisations, Votes for Women, Women in the 19th Century, Women's Suffrage etc.