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Exploration and Settlement of Delaware

Exploration and Settlement of Delaware

The early history of Delaware is one of conflict between Dutch and English forces, with the Swedes playing a lesser role. The Dutch claim to the area was established in 1609 by Henry Hudson when he sailed into Delaware Bay in his search for a Northwest Passage. Argall named one of the headlands for the Virginia Governor De La Warr, a name later contracted and applied to a river, a bay, a Native American tribe and the colony as a whole.

October 1963- President Kennedy's Schedule - History

October 1963- President Kennedy's Schedule - History

1President Kennedy began his day with a Legislative Leader Breakfast. The President met with Thorkil Krisensen the Secretary General of the OECD. A National Security Council Meeting was the next even to the Presidents calendar. The President next met with David Ormsby-Gore the Ambassador of Great Britain.

Portrait Statue of a Roman Woman

Portrait Statue of a Roman Woman

The statue sows a wealthy lady from the latter part of Hadrian's reign. The body is Pentelic marble from Athens, Greece but the head is of a finer marble from the Greek island of Paros. Emperor Hadrian...

Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

The history of Houston begins almost exactly at the same time as Texas Independence. The Texas Revolution, which resulted in Texas& 39; independence from Mexico and established the Republic of Texas, began with a rebellion in 1835 that led to the disaster of the Alamo and the ultimate victory at San Jacinto in the spring of 1836.

Origin of the idea of a series of books

Origin of the idea of a series of books

I've been wondering lately, do we know where the idea of releasing books that were meant to be read together (such as a trilogy or longer series) came from? It's my understanding that really old

League of Nations

League of Nations

Read the essential details about the League of Nations. When peace negotiations began in October, 1918, Woodrow Wilson insisted that his Fourteen Points should serve as a basis for the signing of the Armistice. This included the formation of the League of Nations.