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The Byzantine, Islamic and African Empire

Posted May 19th, 2011 at 07:14 PM by Constantine XI
Updated May 20th, 2011 at 07:22 AM by Constantine XI

[CENTER][FONT=Lucida Sans Unicode][SIZE=4][B][U]The Byzantine, Islamic and African Empire[/U][/B][/SIZE][/FONT][/CENTER]



[LEFT][FONT=Lucida Sans Unicode]We know that the period did not begin well. In much of the world, the early part of the Middle Ages was a dark and dangerous time. In Europe, barbarian tribes stormed the former Roman Empire. In Arabia, nomadic clans warred with each other. In Africa, warriors fought for dominance. In the east, China's ounce-powerful...
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The Irish Potato Famine

Posted May 19th, 2011 at 11:03 AM by Constantine XI
Updated May 19th, 2011 at 11:13 AM by Constantine XI

[FONT=Lucida Sans Unicode][SIZE=3]T[/SIZE]he 'Great Hunger' was one of many famines in Ireland during the first half of the nineteenth century, but the size of the disaster dwarfed those that preceded it. A contemporary comment was that "God sent the blight, but the English made the famine: and to some extent this was true because the governments of both Peel and Lord John Russell did little to help the Irish population.[/FONT]
[FONT=Lucida Sans Unicode]The Irish population had exploded...
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The Seven Years of War

Posted May 19th, 2011 at 10:00 AM by Constantine XI
Updated May 19th, 2011 at 11:14 AM by Constantine XI (Grammar and Spelling)

[FONT=Lucida Sans Unicode][COLOR=white][SIZE=3]T[/SIZE]he Seven Years War between Prussia and Austria was the lift off for the British Empire, but who would have imagined it, since Britain's contribution to what was a land war in Europe was light on men and material. But it was heavy in money, spent on Prussia, and designed to keep France occupied while the British navy went around the world scooping up French colonies.[/COLOR][/FONT]

[FONT=Lucida Sans Unicode][COLOR=white]This war,...
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