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MILITARY

Why Canada Supposedly Came Up With A Military Defense Scheme In Response To America

The American government and that of Canada should have one of the most Cordial relationships in the world. Though this has been the case for the better part of the 21st century, there was a time when it seemed as though these two governments were simply walking around eggshells with each other.

  3 months ago ago
Why Canada Supposedly Came Up With A Military Defense Scheme In Response To America

POLITICS

After His Two Sons Were Beheaded, He Became The Greatest Sniper Of All Time, Meet Jack Hinson

Jack Hinson, all the way. This guy was the ultimate revenge seeker. When the American Civil War broke out, Jack Hinson remained strictly neutral. He owned slaves, but opposed secession. He decided to just let the war go and see what happened. One day, General Ulysses Grant approached his plantation. The Hinson’s graciously hosted him, and General Grant was extremely impressed with the plantation. He even used it as a temporary headquarters for a little while. The war progressed, and eventually the Union A

  1 year ago ago
After His Two Sons Were Beheaded, He Became The Greatest Sniper Of All Time, Meet Jack Hinson

POLITICS

After His Two Sons Were Beheaded, He Became The Greatest Sniper Of All Time, Meet Jack Hinson

This guy was the seeker of absolute vengeance. Jack Hinson remained purely neutral when the American Civil War broke out. He owned slaves, but secession was opposed. He wanted to just let go of the war and see what had happened. One day, his plantation was approached by General Ulysses Grant. He was graciously hosted by The Hinson's, and General Grant was highly impressed by the plantation. For a little bit, he even used it as a temporary headquarters. The war continued, and the Union Army gradually succeeded

  1 year ago ago
After His Two Sons Were Beheaded, He Became The Greatest Sniper Of All Time, Meet Jack Hinson

POLITICS

The Untold Story Of Abraham Lincoln That'll Spur You To Greatness [MUST READ]

From today, you will gain speed like never before. No more stagnation in your life. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States (1861–1865). Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil War. He preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the U.S. economy. Do you know that apart from failing many times to win elections, Abraham Linco

  1 year ago ago
The Untold Story Of Abraham Lincoln That'll Spur You To Greatness [MUST READ]

EDUCATION

What are the main reasons America became the most powerful nation on earth?

What are the main reasons America became the most powerful nation on earth? 1) Independence--Our country was "conceived in liberty" during the American Revolution. This binding idea still helps unite an economically and culturally diverse nation on the 4th of July and every other day. America's confidence comes through from trial and error. 2) Isolationism--Our Founding Fathers knew that contention in Western Europe weakened each nation's interests. They decided to start over on a whole new continent brimmi

  1 year ago ago
What are the main reasons America became the most powerful nation on earth?

POLITICS

Heroes:10 Brave Nigerians Who Died In The Service Of Fatherland

If our country is worth dying for in times of war, let us resolve that it is truly worth living for in times of peace. Hamilton Fish made this statement during the American Civil War, half a century before Lord Lugard amalgamated countless communities around the River Niger to form a country. More than one hundred years after the amalgamation of Nigeria, in a time when a Nigerian is reluctant to wear the uniform of an agency he heads, we remember Nigerians who did more than wearing uniforms; we remember Nig

  1 year ago ago
Heroes:10 Brave Nigerians Who Died In The Service Of Fatherland

RELIGION

50 stunning quotes of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865. Lincoln led the nation through its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis in the American Civil War Born on 12 February 1809, at the Hodgenville, Kentucky, United States Below are some of his greatest quotes 1. Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be. 2. Whatever you are, be a good one. 3. Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?

  1 year ago ago
50 stunning quotes of Abraham Lincoln

POLITICS

The Nigeria Civil War was Not Civil

As we mark fifty years since the Nigeria Civil War ended in January 1970, I thought about a story I read when I was in Form Three, in a book of short stories titled The Act of Reading. It was about an old veteran of the American Civil War of 1861-65, who was walking on a southern Americanstreet three decades after that war ended. He came upon a young Southern American boy who was singing lustfully about “the glorious battlefields of the Civil War.”  He sang about the great battles of

  2 years ago ago
The Nigeria Civil War was Not Civil

MILITARY

Inventors Who Were Killed By Their Own Inventions

1.Henry Smolinski: The flying Pinto, was one promising attempt at a roadable aircraft, invented by Henry Smolinski.He was killed during a test flight of the flying car.He died while trying to make his dream of a flying car come true.

  10 months ago ago
Inventors Who Were Killed By Their Own Inventions

TECHNOLOGY

Check Out The Origin Of Gun.

The first device identified as a gun, a bamboo tube that used gunpowder to fire a spear, appeared in China around AD 1000. The Chinese had previously invented gunpowder in the 9th century. ..Thus The knowledge of making powder weapons in Java is thought to have originated from the Mongol invasion in 1293. The first successful rapid-fire firearm is the Gatling gun, invented by Richard Jordan Gatling and fielded by the Union forces during the American Civil War in the 1860s. It is operated by a hand crank and

  1 year ago ago
Check Out The Origin Of Gun.

POLITICS

10 Most know differences between Democrats and Republicans.

1. The democrats use a donkey as their logo. The donkey was chosen because it was arm as a strong-willed animal. An elephant 🐘 is the logo of the Republicans. Elephants were expressions used by soldiers during the American Civil War.   2. The democrats believe in a strong government that makes choices for the American citizens while being less aggressive on foreign issues and policies. The Republicans on the other hand pushes for limited government interference on social issues and promotes citizens rights

  1 year ago ago
10 Most know differences between Democrats and Republicans.

SPORTS

How Football Paused a World War On Christmas day

Spanning 1914-1918, the first world war was a devastating watershed for the 21st century. Huge armies deployed new weapons to devastating effect. Revolution engulfed Russia and America rose to become a world power. By the end of the war, an estimated 16million soldiers and civilians had died with countless others physically and psychologically wounded. There are a few rays of hope that shine out from those days, none more so that the Christmas day truce of 1914. There are examples of similar smaller cease-f

  2 years ago ago
How Football Paused a World War On Christmas day

HEALTH

One or two things you should know about Coca-cola and the founder, John Pemberton

John Clifford Pemberton was a United States Army officer and a biochemist who fought in the Seminole Wars and with distinction during the Mexican–American War. He also served as a confederate general during the American Civil War, he is noted for his defeat and surrender in the critical Siege of Vicksburg in the summer of 1863. Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company with an operational reach of more than 200 countries and 1.9 billion servings of products each day. This is attributable t

  1 year ago ago
One or two things you should know about Coca-cola and the founder, John Pemberton

SPORTS

Famous Quotes By The 16th President Of America, Abraham Lincoln.

Abraham Lincoln February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th president of the United States from 1861 to 1865. Lincoln led the nation through the American Civil War, the country's greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. He succeeded in preserving the Union , abolishing slavery, bolstering the federal government , and modernizing the U.S. economy. He was assasinated, Abraham Lincoln was know for his impressive quotes and fought for the freedom

  1 year ago ago
Famous Quotes By The 16th President Of America, Abraham Lincoln.

POLITICS

Symbols of slavery: Trump refuses to erase them

In the USA , following national protests against racial injustice and police brutality after Floyd's death in Minneapolis  ; protesters also called for the removal of monuments and distinctions in honor of prominent figures in the American Civil War . In particular of these southern generals who had taken up arms to maintain their right to continue to enslave the blacks. And if certain officials had shown themselves favorable to this idea, the American president, this Wednesday, had declared that he was no

  1 year ago ago
Symbols of slavery: Trump refuses to erase them

ENTERTAINMENT

15 Lovely Father's Day Messages You Can Send To Your Father On Father's Day.

Every third Sunday of June is a day dedicated to the Fathers in a year to celebrate them for their contributions, sacrifices and guardians to their families. Today being the 21st/June/2020 is the third Sunday of June and this makes today Father's Day. History has it that the day was founded by Sonora Smart Dodd in 1910. She was the daughter of William Jackson Smart who as an American Civil War veteran. Ever since then, the day has been marked and dedicated to all fathers across the world. But countries like

  1 year ago ago
15 Lovely Father's Day Messages You Can Send To Your Father On Father's Day.

POLITICS

A Brief Overview of the American Civil War

The Civil War is the central event in America's historical consciousness. While the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of 1861-1865 determined what kind of nation it would be. The war resolved two fundamental questions left unresolved by the revolution: whether the United States was to be a dissolvable confederation of sovereign states or an indivisible nation with a sovereign national government; and whether this nation, born of a declaration that all men were created with an

  1 year ago ago
A Brief Overview of the American Civil War

SOCIETY

4 People Who Cheated Death

Some people have cheated death in one way or the other, you can call it fate or divine intervention.These five (5) people miraculously survived when they were expected to die.(Please Follow My Page For More Updates) 1.

  9 months ago ago
4 People Who Cheated Death

RELIGION

It is Possible to Maintain your Joy Even while Dealing with Criticisms and Irritating Distractions.

It is possible to maintain your joy even while dealing with criticisms and irritating distractions. The dictionary definition of detraction is “the uttering of material (as false or slanderous charges) that is likely to damage the reputation of another.” A detractor wants to undermine and destroy the good name and credibility of another. Great statesmen, such as President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War, often have been the targets of contentious political opponents and stinging detractions

  1 year ago ago
It is Possible to Maintain your Joy Even while Dealing with Criticisms and Irritating Distractions.

HEALTH

Can apple cider vinegar help treat a cold?

Apple cider vinegar may help treat colds because of its antimicrobial properties. It is popular as a home remedy for cold. Apple cider vinegar has a long history of use. Hippocrates mixed it with honey to treat disease, and soldiers used it to disinfect their wounds during the American Civil War. Apple cider vinegar derives from apple cider that manufacturers ferment in order to remove the alcohol. Many people believe that it contains a range of compounds that may benefit a person’s health. Can apple cide

  1 year ago ago
Can apple cider vinegar help treat a cold?