Few years can justly be said to have transformed the earth: 1914 did. In July that year, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, Britain and France were poised to plunge the world into a war that would kill or wound 37 million people, tear down the fabric of society, uproot ancient political systems and set the course for the bloodiest century in human history.
It's tough these days to convince people who think their votes don't count of how vital it is for them to vote in this election. If you know anybody who's expressed that feeling to you, please try to convince them that without everybody's vote, we could
DEC 9: In Venezuela electoral authorities have confirmed that the opposition has won a key two-thirds majority in the recent parliamentary elections enabling it to challenge President Nicolas Maduro. The position of the governing Socialist movement in Venezuela may soon be under threat but heres a closer look at where socialism holds sway around the world. This map shows the countries where socialist parties form the current government and those countries which have communist political…
) Death mask of Napoleon, Ch. How tall was Napoleon? A French foot was equivalent to English feet or roughly 13 inches. In the French system of measurement, Napoleon was or roughly in the British system. This is about 168 centimeters.