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The Nile River set Egypt up to be one of the major and earliest ancient civilizations. The Nile watered crops, via irrigation, and the long course of the Nile served to transport goods and people in each direction of the longest river in the world.
Dioramas, or 3D representations of settings, have been made for well over a century now. The first diorama was invented by Louis Jacques Mande and was viewed in 10 to 15 minute bursts by hundreds of people at a time. These days just about any one can make their own diorama at home, from a simple mol
Jacob was the head of Israel, and the nation started with the twelve tribes. Jesus is the head of (true) Christianity, and it is founded upon the twelve apostles. There are no other tribes of Israel,
James Knox Polk would be overshadowed by most other presidents, and in this illustration of his inauguration he is overshadowed by the statue of Christopher Columbus that used to adorn the steps of the Capitol's east front.
USS Princeton (1843) was the US Navy's first screw steam warship. Designed by John Ericsson and Robert Stockton, USS Princeton entered service in 1843. USS Princeton is best remembered for the February 28, 1844 disaster which saw one of its guns, the Peacemaker, explode killing several people i
The Battle of Badajoz was fought from March 16 to April 6, 1812. Laying siege to the city, British forces under Wellington moved progressively closer to its walls and opened several breaches. On April 6, British troops stormed Badajoz and captured the city after a prolonged and bloody battle.
Types of Art Nouveau works fall into numerous stylistic categories. A vital movement in the history of art, examples of the Art Nouveau architectural style exists in many European and American buildings. Because this movement penetrated all areas of design, numerous examples of Art Nouveau style sur