Lands

Some articles on lands, land:

Novorossiya
... literally New Russia) is a historic area of lands which established itself solidly after the annexation of the Crimean Khanate by the Russian ... It also forcefully liquidated the Free lands of Zaporizhian Sich as they became inconvenient for Russian colonization ... The colonization of the land at the end of 18th century was led by Prince Grigori Potemkin who was granted the powers of an absolute ruler over the area by Catherine the Great ...
Biddenden Maids - Legend
... wills, the sisters left five pieces of land in the Biddenden area comprising around 20 acres (8 ha) in total to the local church, with the income from these lands (claimed to have been 6 guineas ... Henceforward, the lands were to be known as the Bread and Cheese Lands ...
Mapuche - History - Occupation of The Araucanía
... principle the Chilean state claimed sovereignity over the Mapuche lands in Araucanía ... The first effective moves into the core lands of the Araucanía Mapuche begun in the 1860s ... poverty as a result of having been conquered and having lost their traditional lands ...
Kickapoo Tribe Of Oklahoma - History
... Spanish officials granted the Kickapoo lands in Texas ... gaining independence in 1836, the Republic of Texas forced the Kickapoo off their lands in 1839 ... The Mexican government gave them land grants in Nacimiento ...
Phelps And Gorham Purchase - Default
... Gorham defaulted on their 1790 installment, the preemptive right to lands of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase west of the Genesee River, comprising some 3,750,000 acres (1 ... The land was conveyed to Morris in five deeds on May 11, 1791 ... Morris sold most of these lands in December 1792 and in February and July 1793 to the Holland Land Company in a transaction known as the Holland Purchase ...

Famous quotes containing the word lands:

    Old men who never cheated, never doubted,
    Communicated monthly, sit and stare
    At the new suburb stretched beyond the run-way
    Where a young man lands hatless from the air.
    Sir John Betjeman (1906–1984)

    The sea
    Severs not only lands but also selves.
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    Joseph, when I had jewels and lands and palaces, I was often weary and discontent. When everything was taken away, except my life, I learned that the way to be really happy is to serve others, to be needed.
    —Adele Comandini. Edward Sutherland. Madam Tanya (Maria Ouspenskaya)