French Revolution

Fortier Johnson: warns of a destroyed nation

A nation is an indispensable entity. God works through nations, as well as through people, religiously and politically. We are struggling to reconnect with this powerful Christian message that once changed the face of the earth. The centuries-old Christian moral code is overshadowed by corruption and betrayal in the church. This is reflected in the government. People literally and figuratively ...

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The bigger they are, the more they stand out – Chemainus Valley Courier

Rainforest Arts members don’t often have the opportunity to exhibit their larger works due to limited wall space, but from September to November 13, the BIG Art Show will be giving them and patrons of the region, the opportunity to think BIG. The BIG Art exhibit takes up the entire wall space of the Chemainus Valley Community Gallery. Currently on ...

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ROMANCING THE “GRASSROOTS”: THE TALES OF AN INTELLECTUAL

New entrepreneurial energies were unleashed which catapulted India into the upper echelons of the global economy. Recently I had a conversation with an old school friend of mine and marveled at this idea of ​​how the notion of “basic” was glamorized by a previous generation of intellectuals and educated classes. We both agreed that this idealization of the “grassroots” of ...

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Central Ohio Students Exposed To HBCU Experience Through Career Fair

A steady stream of people poured into the French Field House on the Ohio State University campus Saturday morning. But it wasn’t for a track and field competition. High school students were set to network with more than a dozen historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and up to 50 employers at Battelle College, Career & Community Fair 2021. The ...

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Tar Paper Town: the origins of DuPont

In 1906, a small bustling community of about 50 tar paper-covered buildings sprang up near Sequalitchew Creek in Pierce County. This temporary development housed the families of the workers who were building a new explosives factory. From this simple beginning would spring modernity City of DuPont. The DuPont Company was founded nearly a century earlier in Delaware by a refugee ...

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Maga’haga reign of terror | Letters to the Editor

Guam’s most recent executive decree on Mandatory Maga’haga Vaccination is expected to send shivers down the spine of everyone, whether or not they are vaccinated. Mandatory punishments for those who wish to exercise autonomy over their own bodies are nothing but a precedent for new restrictions waiting to be imposed on anyone who opposes anything that goes against the agenda ...

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Obituary: Henry C. Adams – Portland Press Herald

Henry C. Adams CAP ELIZABETH – Henry C. Adams, 100, passed away peacefully at Maine Veterans’ Home in Scarborough surrounded by his family on Friday August 13, 2021. He lived a fulfilled life that embodied “the greatest generation.” Henry was born April 18, 1921, in Providence, RI, to Carroll E. and Dorothy French Adams. He grew up in Pawtucket, RI, ...

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Gruesome Guillotine Experiments – including a decapitated head that “blinked for 30 seconds”

Doctor Joseph-Ignace Guillotin advocated fairness. While he campaigned for years against the death penalty – arguing that prisoners should instead undergo medical experiments – he believed that if executions were to take place, the deaths should be quick and relatively painless. The French Revolution was meant to be a matter of equality, and the famous physician also felt it was ...

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Hunger in the Earth | The Guardian Nigeria News

Image depicting a hungry Nigerian family There is hunger in the country. Real hunger. Hungry for food. Hungry for truth. Security hunger. Hunger to be reassured that the Nigerian dream does not go away in no time. Hungry for heroes, real heroes. Hunger for true religion. Hunger for stability. Hunger for ethnic harmony. Hungry for the rise of true leaders. ...

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How Napoleon put Croatia on the path to independence

August 10, 2021 – The fascinating French road from Brela in Dalmatia actually leads nowhere. But, although unfinished, it is an incredible reminder of the modern era that Napoleon’s short reign ushered in. He put Croatia on the path to independence. Some of Croatia’s best heritages today are the remnants of the empires that once ruled here. Roman arches and ...

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