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Today September 3rd in History

36 BC In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate. 902 more words

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Today in History!

It has been far too long since I posted on my favorite blog.  It has been just a rather dreary and convoluted year so far with many lost expectations and dwindling aspirations.  523 more words

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Dee-ni Tolowa Fish Camp & Chronology

In about 1997, I met Loren Bommelyn as he began a Masters degree in Linguistics at the University of Oregon. For his second and last year I was his roommate on in a University of Oregon Moss Street graduate house. 3,448 more words

Who Dealt With Their Iranian Problem Better: The United States or the United Kingdom

Before discussing the heroic hostage rescue at the Iranian Embassy in Britain we need to investigate an event. This event place in Iran and involved the United States. 1,461 more words

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The Purpose of the Knights Templar, Who were They and Why They Have a Everlasting Impact on Christianity

Symbol of the Knights Templar

Origins of the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar is a Christian-oriented fraternal organization. It was founded in the eleventh century. The Knights Templar were laymen who protected and defended Christians who wanted and needed to travel to Jerusalem. 1,001 more words

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The Island of Easter Island From a Great Society to the Destruction of the Inhabitants

Map of Easter Island

Introduction

Easter Island is a Chilean island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern most. Easter Island is famous for its 887 extant monumental statues, called… 1,161 more words

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