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Archive for July, 2005

The Gulf War Detailed

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

The 1991 Persian Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of 34 nations mandated by the United Nations and led by the United States. The lead up to the war began with the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in August 1990

Vietnam War Detailed

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

The Vietnam War was fought from 1957 to 1975 between Soviet and Chinese-supported Vietnamese nationalist and Communist forces and an array of Western and pro-Western forces, most notably the United States. The war was fought to decide whether Vietnam would be united under a Communist government, or would remain indefinitely partitioned into the separate countries [...]

County Information

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

I’ve just finished putting information in for all counties alphabetically up to and including Franklin County, NC. There are not loads of details in there this go around. My plan is to work entirely through once and then go back and flesh things out. Essentially I’m migrating information over from the old layout. To look [...]

Korean War Detailed

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

The Korean War (Korean: 한국전쟁/韓國戰爭), from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953, was a conflict between North Korea and South Korea. It was also a Cold War proxy war between the United States and its United Nations allies and the Communist powers of the People’s Republic of China and the Soviet Union (also a [...]

Order and Dates of the States entry into the Union

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Of course, these days folks are as interested in this for quarter collecting as anything else. But it can be a handy reference. This list has the order and dates to which the states either ratified the Constitution, or were admitted to the United States.

The Constitution of the United States of America

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Series of articles on Colonization of the Americas

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

I’ve got a series of great articles coming up on the Colonization of the Americas by the European powers which will make great historical reference material. Admittedly some of them are reports on failed attempts to start colonies in the New World, but some may prove invaluable references.

World War II Detailed

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

World War II or the Second World War was a global conflict that began on 7 July 1937 in Asia, and on 1 September 1939 in Europe. It lasted until 1945, and involved the majority of the world’s countries and every inhabited continent. Virtually all countries that participated in World War I were involved in [...]

Historical Maps

Thursday, July 21st, 2005

I’ve always liked maps and sometimes with Genealogical research it’s hard to find maps fo the period that you’re researching. One of the links I had on the old site as a reference for research was a site that had historical and genealogical maps (genealogical maps?). Anyway, they do sell map reproductions and they are [...]

World War I Detailed

Thursday, July 21st, 2005

World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict occurring from 1914 to 1918. The war was fought by the Allies on one side and the Central Powers on the other. No previous conflict had [...]