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At the lantern!

At the lantern!

Speech of the Lantern to the Parisians The torture of Foulon at the Place de Grève, 23 July 22 1789.BERTHAULT Pierre Gabriel (1737 - 1831) General Dalton pursued by the patriotic lampposts. Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette with the lantern. CloseTitle: Speech of the Lantern to the Parisians.Author: Creation date: 1789Date represented: 1789Dimensions: Height 14.1 - Width 9.9Technique and other indications: Speech of the lantern to the Parisians, the Attorney General speaking.

How Stereotypes of the Irish Evolved From ‘Criminals’ to Cops

How Stereotypes of the Irish Evolved From ‘Criminals’ to Cops

New York’s longest-serving police commissioner, Raymond Kelly, is an Irish-American. So is the department’s current commissioner, James O’Neill. Municipal police departments across the country celebrate the role of Irish-American cops with Emerald Societies—and there’s historic reason for all of this.

Historical examples of an elected absolute monarch:

Historical examples of an elected absolute monarch:

The Pope of the Catholic Church is an absolute monarch - Head of State of the Vatican City State. He is granted this title through an election by the College of Cardinals. See: The Pope… is curren…

2 July 1944

2 July 1944

2 July 1944War at SeaGerman submarines U-543 sunk with all hands off TenerifeWestern FrontKluge replaces RundstedtEastern FrontSoviet troops cut the Vilna-Minsk railwayItaly8th Army captures FoianaNew GuineaAllied troops land on Noemfoor Island, off the coast of New GuineaHow to cite this article: Rickard, J (28 December 2007), 2 July 1944, http://www.

What are legitimate methods and sources?

What are legitimate methods and sources?

How does a historian or an amateur determine what legitimate methods can be used and what legitimate sources are? Obviously there are many methods to read texts and speculate about political, soci…

Korea, South - History

Korea, South - History

A. Freedom of Association and the Right to Collective BargainingThe law provides for the right of workers to form and join independent unions, conduct legal strikes, and bargain collectively, but certain limitations apply to public officials and teachers. A 2015 Supreme Court decision affirmed the right of all migrant workers, including undocumented workers, to form or join a union.