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South America - History - Recent History
... The continent became a battlefield of the Cold War in the late 20th century ... Cold War doctrine of "National Security" against internal subversion ... Argentina and Britain fought the Falklands War in 1982 ...
History Of Detroit, Michigan - A City Emerges - Civil War Era
... Prior to the American Civil War, the city's access to the Canadian border made it a key stop for runaway slaves along the underground railroad ... Monument in Detroit's Campus Martius Park commemorates the state's role in the American Civil War ... Custer led the Michigan Brigade during the American Civil War and called them the Wolverines ...
January 15 - Events
1777 – American Revolutionary War New Connecticut (present day Vermont) declares its independence. 1815 – War of 1812 American frigate USS President, commanded by Commodore Stephen Decatur, is captured by a squadron of four British frigates. 1822 – Greek War of Independence Demetrios Ypsilantis is elected president of the legislative assembly ...
Asia - Modern Conflicts
... outside world in the post-Second World War were The Korean War The Vietnam War The Indonesia–Malaysia confrontation The Iranian Revolution The Soviet War in Afghanistan The Iran–Iraq War The Killing Fields in ...
Connecticut In The American Revolution - Civil War Era
... As a result of the industrialization of the state and New England as a region, Connecticut manufacturers played a prominent role in supplying the Union Army and Navy with weapons, ammunition, and military materiel during the Civil War ... A number of Connecticut residents were generals in the Federal service and Gideon Welles was the United States Secretary of the Navy and a confidant of President Abraham Lincoln ...

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    To the cry of “follow Mormons and prairie dogs and find good land,” Civil War veterans flocked into Nebraska, joining a vast stampede of unemployed workers, tenant farmers, and European immigrants.
    —For the State of Nebraska, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    The purest lesson our era has taught is that man, at his highest, is an individual, single, isolate, alone, in direct soul-communication with the unknown God, which prompts within him.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)

    ... one of the blind spots of most Negroes is their failure to realize that small overtures from whites have a large significance ... I now realize that this feeling inevitably takes possession of one in the bitter struggle for equality. Indeed, I share it. Yet I wonder how we can expect total acceptance to step full grown from the womb of prejudice, with no embryo or infancy or childhood stages.
    Sarah Patton Boyle, U.S. civil rights activist and author. The Desegregated Heart, part 1, ch. 10 (1962)

    My curse on plays
    That have to be set up in fifty ways,
    On the day’s war with every knave and dolt,
    Theater business, management of men.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)